Student Assistant, R&D finance

LEO Pharma is looking for a highly motivated student assistant to fill an exciting position in the Research & Development Global Finance team.

The R&D Finance team is supporting the full project portfolio of R&D activities. We provide consolidated budget and forecast positions, regular management information, insightful business analysis, work closely with IT on SAP upgrades, manage supply integrity and drive cost benchmarks and savings projects. To be successful in this role you should be adept with financial systems and data and have the ability to find insights from a wealth of data.

Your key tasks

As a student assistant, you will be given a combination of recurring tasks as well as being included in one or more developments projects allowing you to help drive R&D business. Tasks will be fine-tuned according to your profile but will broadly cover:

• Data input into SAP of forecasts by project
• Monthly report update
• Running monthly R&D reports from SAP and managing an already designed excel pivot table to produce a user-friendly report
• Design, development and testing of further excel based reports and analysis tools
• Hands-on support to the R&D finance business team during peak periods (forecast, month-end, year-end, etc.)


Your qualifications and core competences

• You are studying a relevant degree within finance or economics (ex. HA, cand.merc.) and have min. 2 years left of your studies
• You are a high performer with a practical approach to problem solving
• You hold strong analytical skills and a solid interest in area between finance and IT
• You are ambitious and you are able to deliver quality work
• You are fluent in oral and written Danish and English
• You have strong MS Excel skills and are comfortable with PowerPoint
• You are good a communicating your point and hold a service mind set
• You are motivated by working in a dynamic and global organisation
• You like to be challenged and strive under pressure, but are also comfortable and satisfied by performing daily routine tasks

We offer you:

• As a student assistant in LEO Pharma you will gain insight and experience in an international pharmaceutical company and finance processes
• You will be working alongside the R&D Finance Business Analyst who will provide on the job training and deep insights into how Finance in industry work
• You will be working in the Global finance area of LEO alongside experts in finance covering sales, marketing, production, and support functions.
• We offer a flexible working week (approx. 15-20 hours)
• We offer the possibility to engage in more challenging analyses if you take ownership of your assignments and deliver high quality results
In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in LEO Pharma’s student network which will give you a great opportunity to expand your professional and social networks and gain additional insight into a large global company.

Contact and application

Please do not hesitate to contact Kim Evers-Thomsen, Director Global R&D finance, on telephone + 45 72 26 39 12 if you have any questions.

We look forward to receiving your application, CV and diplomas no later than March 1st. 2018.

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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: 01/03/2018

Location: Ballerup, Copenhagen

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Part-time