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Finance Manager Nordics

NB! This position has been filled.

For our client within the MedTech Industry, we are currently seeking a Finance Manager for the Nordics.

For their Copenhagen Office, we are currently looking for a Finance Manager to become a key member of the Nordic Leadership Team and lead the Finance function for the Nordic countries – Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.

The job and key responsibilities
In this position you will be responsible for the financial planning, reporting, and performance analysis of the Nordics. You will:

  • Lead the annual and midyear planning processes including preparation and review of full P&L plans for each country, timetable management, sales and opex targeting by country, ability to explain key drivers of actual vs plan performance, and plan presentation reviews
  • Manage country level strategic planning process ensuring a thorough understanding of the market dynamics impacting the financials. Ensure strategic plan process is in accordance with issued guidelines and assumptions and meet deadlines as per timetables
  • Oversee the monthly management review process, obtain a thorough understanding of the variances between actual and plan on a monthly and year to date basis, complete operating committee slides, and perform other reporting such as weekly sales, sales analysis and other reporting
  • Partner with the Business Unit commercial team with regards to customers, negotiations, tenders, scenario analysis, market dynamics, supply chain matters, pricing and discount arrangements, discount matrix compliance and exception management, sales incentive program, business opportunities, new product launches
  • Provide leadership, development and coaching to the Nordic Business Analysts
  • Partner with the Nordic Shared Service Center to manage the Nordic statutory and accounting processes including month end and year-end financial close, working with internal and external auditors, annual reports, compliance with US and local GAAP, payroll management, car policy, insurance, expense reporting, inter-company, statutory allocations, transfer pricing, tax reporting and compliance, process improvement projects

 Who are you?
You have a university degree, preferably in finance or accounting. MBA would be an advantage. Ideally, you have 7+ years of progressively senior finance experience.

You have documented supervisory or management experience as well as a commercial mindset – you know how to be an effective business partner to leadership teams, and has driven appropriate challenge and support from finance across a business. And preferably, you have experience working for a global organization.

Any knowledge of computing/planning systems such as SAP, BPC & EDW Planning and reporting applications would be a distinct advantage.

Fluent spoken and written English is mandatory for this position, and any knowledge of Scandinavian language will be an advantage.

 What they offer you
A workplace in a leading MedTech company with a presence in 80 countries worldwide, highly international environment and the possibility to join a company with a clear growth strategy. The organizational structure provides fantastic development opportunities for all employees, and you will be joining a professional and decentralized business with success.

Integrity is at the heart of how they do business. The ethical way is the only way. They are open and truthful, treat others justly, and do the right thing even when it is difficult.

 Are you interested?
Then we look forward to receiving a CV from you. Should you be interested in learning more about the position, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Managing Partner, Birgitte Dyreborg; +45 2034 9707.

Please note that we are conducting interviews on an ongoing basis, so please do not hesitate to apply now.

We look forward to hearing from you.