Posted on: 04-09-2017

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare

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to join Parent Accounting in Novo Nordisk.

Would you like to support decision making in a large and complex organisation by being responsible for financial management and finance partnering? Would you like to work with fixed assets on a global level, setting standards and support the businesses? Are you looking for a high degree of responsibility and a steep learning curve in a fast-paced and ambitious environment? Then this is your chance as we are looking for a Financial Controller to join Parent Accounting in Novo Nordisk.


About the department
Parent Accounting is part of Corporate Accounting, a unit in Corporate Finance at Novo Nordisk. In a dynamic team of seven employees who are responsible for the accounting for the parent company (Novo Nordisk A/S) and for managing and controlling fixed assets and trade receivables for the Novo Nordisk Group.

The department aim at creating value as finance partners by combining strong financial competencies with a deep understanding of the business in which they operate, and by collaborating closely with stakeholders across the organisation. The department invest significantly in developing its employees through sparring and feedback and by giving a high level of responsibility to individuals.


The position
As Corporate Financial Controller, you will assume the role of expert, guiding the organisation in how to transform accounting policies related to fixed assets management into practice, including implementing financial governance and setting financial strategies for investment projects. You will be responsible for the management reporting for fixed assets and for the preparation of fixed assets notes for the Novo Nordisk Annual Report.

Moreover, you will be involved in various projects and ad-hoc analyses aiming at optimising business processes. In all of this you will be working closely with stakeholders across the organisation, including our global finance functions, IT and our shared service centre in India.


You hold a M.Sc. in auditing or similar with excellent results and have around 5-10 years’ experience working with financial accounting or controlling, preferably for an international company and at a corporate level. Alternatively, you are working for one the international auditing firms with your own medium to large sized clients.

You have a self-starter mind-set and a proven track-record of identifying opportunities and implementing solutions. You show a strong sense of responsibility, fully owning your work tasks while driving performance and continuously improving processes. With a structured and systematic approach, you manage your many stakeholders, stating your points but also taking their input into consideration. You are fluent in written and spoken English, a proficient user of IT tools and ready to invest both time and effort in your personal and professional development.

For more information, you are welcome to contact Mette Falsig (M: +45 51 29 62 08) from Hudson. Hudson assists in the screening and selection. Please send your application and resume as soon as possible to Please mark your application 626. We look forward to receiving your application written in English.


Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk your skills, dedication and ambition help us improve the lives of millions of people across the world. In exchange, we offer a dynamic and challenging work environment which will develop and challenge your abilities. You will have real impact on decisions and you will be able to see actual result of your work.












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