Jun 21, 2022
United Kingdom

Job Description

10! The number of Novartis units across UK & IE that are supported by the UK & IE Financial Controls & Compliance team.

Job Purpose

To lead the FC&C function within a country across divisions and ensure end-to-end service delivery to all Novartis divisions and units

Major Accountabilities

- Ensuring compliance with Internal Controls over Financial Reporting, Novartis Financial Controls Manual (NFCM) and SOX 404 requirements.
- Responsible for understanding of business processes, assessment and mitigation of key risks, supporting the organization in remediating the control gaps and providing necessary training. FC&C Lead supports global finance process improvement initiatives, sharing leading practices.
- To understand business processes; performs risk-assessment, self-assessment of control design, process walkthroughs and testing of internal controls.
- Supports remediation of control deficiencies, process improvement initiatives, sharing leading practices.
- Ensures to provide deliverables according to NFCM schedule, analyze and update various stakeholders such as NGSC, Regional Finance, CFO.
- Responsible for managing and leading potential direct reports according to the values and behaviors outlined by Novartis.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

Key Requirements

• University level degree in Business Administration/ Economics/Finance or Chartered Accountant / MBA desirable.
• 8+ years of financial experience
• SAP knowledge.
• A passion for leading diverse teams and supporting their development to achieve business goals.
• Experience in managing projects driving performance improvements.
• High Integrity Financial Compliance and Control
• Managing Change
• Operational Excellence
• Stakeholder Engagement

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

For the Eighth consecutive year, Novartis been certified a ‘Top Employer’ in the UK (2014-2021)!

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United Kingdom
Audit & Finance
Full Time
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Financial Controls & Compliance Lead

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