Director - Corporate Finance Systems
London, United Kingdom
5d ago

Company Description

Mundipharma is a global (ex-US) network of independent associated companies that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines and consumer healthcare products.

We are an agile and fast-paced company seeking to increase access to health care through programmes and effective partnerships.

We are forward-looking and dedicated to bringing innovative treatments to many of the world’s most challenging conditions and diseases including : Pain Management & Supportive Care, Consumer Health, Anti-Infectives, Biosimilars, CNS, Diabetes, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Respiratory and transplantation immunity.

We make a difference to patient lives by delivering value to healthcare professionals in 120+ countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Our guiding principles, centred around Integrity and Patient-Centricity, are at the heart of everything we do. We encourage our people to think differently and our inclusive culture of continuous learning and collaboration make Mundipharma a great place to work.

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Outline of Role

The Director of Corporate Finance Systems is a key controllership role in the running of the Corporate Close systems that provide financial accounting, budget and forecast information across the Corporate functions including, FP&A, Tech Ops, Treasury and CEO.

Managing a team of approximately 4-6 people, the role will support the Foundation Programme team to industrialise processes, procedures and systems ensuring timely closing and reporting of U.

S. GAAP compliant financials.

Furthermore, the Director will be responsible for ensuring an appropriate control infrastructure is in place and working adequately.

The role will also provide leadership to the ongoing development of the corporate finance system environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of 4-6 people
  • Responsible for the Corporate Finance Systems that support the Consolidation and Close Process and PF&A (budget, forecast and reporting)
  • Work in partnership with IT to ensure a robust operational control environment to support the accounting close and other corporate finance outputs
  • Work in partnership with IT to drive the annual corporate system development plan and budget that supports the corporate functions and thereafter deliver the agreed programme
  • Work directly with the regional and local CFO’s to improve the quality of financial data submissions.
  • Provide the direction to the corporate system master data team (e.g. creation, deletion and amendments to the chart of accounts, company code & cost centre hierarchies etc.)
  • Qualifications

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years finance system experience with significant exposure to Corporate finance system environment in medium to large global organisations
  • System Development experience multicycle implementation experience is required
  • Experienced in working in partnership with IT
  • Probably a qualified accountant (but not essential).
  • Experience of using Tagetik is preferred (not essential)
  • Line management experience minimum of 5 years of managing small teams
  • Relevant business experience in a complex, global, fast moving multi-faceted company
  • Proven ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Competence and Behaviours

  • Accountable
  • Improves company’s practices and performance
  • Embraces the opportunity in change
  • Points our internal need for change.
  • Partnership builder
  • Facilitates cross-group collaboration
  • Commercial Excellence
  • Understands market in relation with business strategy
  • Strategic Thinker & Communicator
  • Defines multi-year strategy for own area
  • Change Leader
  • Mobilises others to initiate change and uses feedback to drive change
  • Partnership Influencer
  • Facilitates opportunities to connect with diverse groups and integrate different points of views
  • Team Leader
  • Empowers teams to work autonomously and supports development outside team
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels of the organisation
  • Team-player including ability to work in a matrix set-up
  • Comfortable to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Robust and resilient
  • Resourceful
  • High level of integrity and dependability
  • Additional Information

    Mundipharma ranked one of the 2020 Best Workplaces in Europe by Great Place to Work® Cambridge, UK, September 11, 2020 Mundipharma is delighted to announce that Great Place to Work® - the global authority on workplace culture has named it as one of Europe’s Best Workplaces™.

    Mundipharma is ranked 12th out of 25 organisations in the Multi-National Company category. Great Place to Work® have recognised a total of 125 organisations across four categories in its newly published Europe’s Best Workplaces™ 2020 list.

    Great Place to Work analyzed survey results representing 3,000 organisations and 1.5 million employees across Europe. The survey measured trust and engagement of employees using a series of statements designed to evaluate experience of organizational culture.

    This European achievement was made possible after Great Place to Work® presented a number of National Best Workplaces™ awards to Mundipharma companies earlier this year, including Spain, Netherlands, Portugal and Napp.

    These European awards follow similar success from across the global Mundipharma network including across the Asia Region.

    So far this year, Hong Kong, China, Myanmar and Vietnam have all received Best Company’ recognitions from prestigious national awarding bodies.

    Speaking about the results, Mundipharma’s Global CEO, Marc Princen, said Awards like these are testament to our focus on building an inclusive learning culture at Mundipharma where every employee feels appreciated.

    We believe that people are our most valued asset and if individuals feel accountable, and have the power to make a difference, they can not only deliver for the business but more importantly for the patients we serve.

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