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Finance Manager | Pharmaceutical Industry

Bucharest (City) (RO)
04 Jun 2018
04 Jul 2018
Industry sector
Healthcare & Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
Full Time

We behalf of our Client, a leading multinational pharmaceutical company, we are looking for a Finance Manager.

1) Finance Responsibilities:

Forecasting / Planning

  • Coordinating/leading preparation of regular forecasts of cost/OPEX and sales as per corporate guidance;
  • Coordinating/leading preparation of annual pre-budget, budget and long range planning;
  • Coordinating data preparation for business reviews (reviews with partners, corporate);
  • Data loading into HFM.

Monthly financial closings

  • Calculation of OPEX and bonus accruals;
  • Calculation of Sales discounts and internal communication with Regional Controlling;
  • Preparation for issue Credit notes.


  • Monthly internal reports incl. upload to HFM;
  • MAR files preparation, analysis and clarification of deviations from the plan;
  • Managing regular reporting processes (analytical management) regarding OPEX/sales and other KPIs;
  • Cash flow reporting (weekly cash reports and monthly cash flow forecast);
  • Respect deadlines set;

Financial KPI s/Productivity

  • Monitoring and acting on KPIs like collection/receivables (DSO); accounts payables, treasury, procurement processes (PO);
  • Monitoring and improving financial processes (transactional and planning) for efficiency and effectiveness as well as compliance/controls;
  • Tracking Profitability by products;
  • OPEX Control (incl. Credit card expense control, Company cars ...);
  • Providing ad-hoc analysis and forecasts on request;

Business Partnership

  • Support to direct manager;
  • Support to other functions and teams (commercial);
  • Coordinating contract and legal reviews with relevant internal (legal, compliance, tax, treasury etc.) and external partners;
  • Preparation data for business reviews with partners;
  • Representing company at finance internal and external audits;
  • As the member of management team participates in strategic planning and company development;
  • Cooperation with Business Units Heads to develop BU forecasts in accordance with the company guideline.


  • Cooperating with outsourced accounting;
  • Payment approvals at e-bank;
  • Sales orders approvals in Navision (considering customer’s payment discipline and credit limit);
  • Constantly informed about local financial legislation;
  • Implementation of Internal Controls and Procedures;
  • Proceeding of quarterly internal control related to Revenue recognition/Non-standard revenue control and reporting to Technical accounting;
  • Proceeding of biannual Anti-corruption and Disbursement review.


2) Human Resources Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating of employment contracts and appendixes, relevant notifications to authorities;
  • Coordinating of vacation notes for employees, calculate vacation for new employees;
  • Coordinating termination of employment contracts;
  • Keeping up to date all personal data of employees (maintain current database, new employments, termination of contracts);
  • Follow personal data privacy regulations and requirements for employees (trainings, records, updates);
  • Evaluates half-year activity od department employees according to the company’s evaluation protocol;
  • Monthly coordination with accountancy and review of salary calculation to consider all changes;
  • HR reporting to local agencies and reporting to corporate;
  • Managing and assisting with other ad hoc tasks when required.