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Finance Director

Finance Director

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    Senior Finance

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    Up to £125000.00 per annum

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    Graham Thornton

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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    Graham Thornton

Finance Director

c.£125,000 + bonus & benefits

Pharmaceutical Sector


As one of Europe's fastest growing pharmaceutical companies, this dynamic business has a fantastic reputation for the development and commercialisation of innovative medicines.

To facilitate the ongoing growth of the company, it is now seeking a Finance Director to manage a key business unit.

Reporting to the EMEA CFO, the role includes:

  • Key member of the business unit leadership team, challenging and supporting optimum business outcomes
  • Providing strategic finance insights and option analysis
  • Leading the budgeting and long-term planning, with an understanding of the commercial and medical initiatives
  • Financial management of brands and investments
  • Analysis of monthly performance trends, design and produce reports
  • Providing analysis and insights to inform strategic decisions and ensuring optimal resource allocation
  • Working with market access heads and brand leaders to gain a comprehensive understanding of patient and pricing models
  • Partnering support teams in all areas especially with supply chain, logistics and inventory management
  • Managing a small finance team to execute financial management across the Region, ensuring the finance cluster are embedded to support insights and performance, in collaboration with shared local resources and at a country level
  • Ensuring frequent interaction with local FD's to ensure revenue recognition, rebates and discounts, credit control and cash collection in line with company expectations
  • Supporting the Audit Committee as required, and participate in year-end audit process
  • Perform risk assessment and management, monitor opportunities

Candidate profile requirements:

  • Highly talented finance professional with an appreciation of the Pharmaceutical sector
  • In-depth experience of partnering senior cross-functional stakeholders
  • Demonstrable background of driving growth and profitability through insightful and commercially orientated financial guidance
  • Track record of success, having moved quickly through your career
  • Will have coached a decision support focused finance team
  • Hunger, energy, gravitas and an appetite to push the business to continued positive performance