Financial Controls & Compliance Manager (d/f/m)

Aug 20, 2021

Job Description

60 employees, 12 legal entities, 1 team. Join the FC&C team as Financial Controls & Compliance Manager!

The FC&C Manager interprets and administers policies, processes, and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant Novartis Financial Control Manual (NFCM) requirements according to the NFCM schedule, including internal and external regulations (e.g. SOX requirements) for own FSC organization and in accordance with the respective SLAs for Divisional Finance and other Functions for a defined area of responsibility. Supporting/implementing Global finance process improvement initiatives and sharing best practices.

Primary location is Nuremberg with the opportunity of flexible location within Germany

Your responsibilities:
• Support Global/Divisional processes transitions and knowledge transfer, monitoring critical deliverables.
• Proactively challenge the Status Quo, making fact-based recommendations. Ensure compliance with the NFCM.
• Liaison with stakeholders, including CFOs, Internal and External Audit and Corporate Financial Controls (CFC), Control Owners and Divisional Finance.
• Responsible for supporting and monitoring implementation and progress of NFCM according to the implementation of standard processes. Drive harmonization of processes and controls cross-divisionally. Ensure compliance with Global & local requirements.
• Raise awareness of key risks and risk response in the organization. Actively contribute to strengthen internal control environment within the organization.
• Prepare and support FCC reviews and Internal Audits. Provide training on compliance requirements to Controls Owners. Organize and manage Risk2Chance reporting (KonTraG).
• Actively support FCC working style by being inclusive, proactive, respectful, and results driven in alignment with Novartis Values and Behaviors
• Act service oriented to enable service lines to deliver a high-performing organization and drive improvement/standard solutions while cultivating customer service focus culture

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University level degree in Business Administration/ Economics/Finance or Accounting
• Excellent English and German skills
• 3-4 years of relevant experience preferably in external audit
• Open mindset and ability to communicate with various stakeholders
• Good knowledge of MS Office applications, SAP knowledge would be advantageous

You’ll receive:
An open corporate culture, interesting and challenging tasks, attractive social benefits as well as opportunities for individual career growth within an international company.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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