M&A Financial Advisor

Category:  Finance

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Are you motivated by the opportunity to drive financial integration and due diligence efforts and support the acquisition of businesses? Do you want to be part of our journey to further develop our integration toolbox and enhance synergies from acquired entities? 


Then you are the M&A Financial Advisor we are looking for to take part in acquisition and integration of our business. Apply now for a life-changing career!


The position

The M&A Financial Advisor is a newly created role, where the main responsibility is to provide the accounting/financial input associated with acquisitions and post-deal integration on complex M&A and business development activities. Your main task is to drive financial due diligence and integration from an accounting perspective, including:


  • Assessing the accounting treatment and support on the financial modelling
  • Designing the plan for SAP implementation and coordinate efforts with IT colleagues
  • Ensure monthly reporting are done on time in collaboration with the acquired finance organisation and Business Finance
  • Bridge and standardise accounting policies to align with Novo Nordisk accounting practise
  • Drive the preparation of the purchase price allocation documentation


This is a great opportunity to develop best practise tools and processes for the integration of future business acquisitions.


You will work closely with core team stakeholders from Business Finance, Tax, Legal and Business Development. The role thus provides a fantastic opportunity to be at the centre of strategic growth opportunities in Novo Nordisk and engage with senior stakeholders across the organisation.


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have: 

  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar. 
  • 3-5 years of experience working on buyer side in acquisition of businesses, either in an acquiring company, or as a M&A Consultant from consultancy/audit firms.  
  • Strong financial toolbox and optimally also experience from accounting advisory, integration or other business development and M&A activities. 
  • Experience working with SAP and the pharmaceutical industry would be a benefit but is not mandatory.


About the department
The M&A Finance team, is a small team within Corporate Accounting. The goal of the team is to be the center of excellence for driving financial due diligence, accounting for- and integrating of complex business acquisitions across Novo Nordisk.


Corporate Accounting is the global process owner for the Record to Report process within Novo Nordisk and is also responsible for external financial reporting, internal controls, ESG- and Financial Reporting, as well as Payroll for the Danish based Novo Nordisk employees. As a M&A Financial Advisor you will be reporting to the Manager of M&A Finance, Stefan Ranek Klarholt.


Corporate Accounting is headed up by Corporate Vice President Trine Haastrup and consists of approx. 45 engaged employees consisting of a great mix in age, gender and nationality.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.



For further information, please contact Manager of M&A Finance, Stefan Ranek Klarholt at +45 3079 5122.



1 January 2023.


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At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.