Manager - European Finance Hub

Do you want to lead the implementation of a new efficient finance operating model in LEO Pharma?

LEO Pharma is implementing a new way of working in Finance: Implementing SAP, outsourcing transactional finance processes to a Business Process Outsourcing provider (BPO) and teaming up with a Compliance Process outsourcing provider (CPO) to manage compliance tasks.

We are looking for an experienced Manager who will lead a team of accountants and financial controllers who will be taking care of financial compliance tasks for all the European entities in LEO Pharma through our European Finance Hub.

Managing a growing team and developing processes

You will lead a team of currently 6 competent accountants/controllers. The team will expand as the new finance operating model is rolled out in LEO Pharma. You will report to the Director of Group Accounting and be based at LEO Pharma headquarters in Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen.

Your tasks will among others include:

  • Overall responsibility for financial compliance related to the European entities in the Hub
  • Responsible for Month End close, financial controlling and reporting to Group Controlling
  • Ongoing cooperation with internal auditors, external auditors, CPO service provider, tax authorities etc.
  • Development and follow up on processes and internal controls
  • Participation in finance projects 

We offer you an exciting and challenging position with a high degree of influence on your own tasks. You will be working in a dynamic, international working environment with competent and dedicated colleagues.

Financial background and outsourcing experience

You are an independent, committed and development-oriented person with a hands-on mentality. You have a good business understanding and possess good analytical skills and have a good sense for details. You have a strong drive and take responsibility for your tasks. You are able to maintain an overview even in busy periods and are a team player. As a person you are outgoing, proactive, committed and have a positive attitude. 

Other requirements:

  • You have a proven track record managing a finance team in an international environment
  • Preferably you also have experience from an international audit firm
  • Experience with outsourcing would be an advantage
  • You have a finance degree, eg. HD(R) or cand.merc.aud. 
  • You have good understanding of different accounting policies. LEO Pharma is implementing IFRS from 2017
  • You are fluent in Danish and English
  • You have strong IT skills. SAP knowledge is definitely an advantage

Contact and application deadline

Please send your application and CV before August 6, 2017. 

We look forward to hearing from you! 

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About LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma helps people achieve healthy skin. By offering care solutions to patients in more than 100 countries globally, LEO Pharma supports people in managing their skin conditions.
Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions.
LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 4,800 people worldwide.
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Application deadline: 06 Aug 2017

Location: Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen, DK

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time