Associate Manager

Category:  Finance

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department – Finance GBS


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you have experience in managing operational performance and ensuring compliance? We are looking for a motivated and dedicated Associate Manager to join our Global Finance GBS team in Bangalore. If you are passionate about finance and want to make a difference in a global organization, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.


About the department

Global Finance GBS Bangalore was established in 2007 and is currently responsible for supporting Accounting, Finance & Procurement, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) for Headquarters, region Europe, North America, International Operations (IO), and GBS Bangalore. Our department’s main purpose is to provide superior service to our stakeholders consistently and add value to the processes in terms of standardization and efficiency.


The position

As an Associate Manager at Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to:

Manage overall operational performance (process and people) in P2P GBS, ensure Sarbox (SOX) compliance for Finance GBS, including identifying improvements to internal controls and processes. Support management decisions with focus on overall process improvements and organizational development. Demonstrates supervisory and analytical skills including coordinating day-to-day prioritizing of tasks and balancing workload across the team.

Ability to lead a 10-15-member team, administers the performance appraisal process within the team.  Monitors job performance of team members and provide constructive feedback.  Actively works with staff to assess training requirements and develops plans to ensure staff needs are addressed. Coordinates processes and reviews Customer support function. Ability to recognize unusual transactions, trends, or variations and communicate findings and recommendations to management.

  • Thorough understanding of the process as related to customer support and ability to manage/monitor accounting close cycle for business line or a significant financial process.
  • Initiates and facilitates the sharing of process knowledge and best practices within the team and across the Organisation and can impact and influencing others.
  • Coordinates, develops and maintains documentation on projects and team assignments. Proactively identifies, recommends and implements process improvements in procedures of team assignments.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Proactively recognizes problems within scope of responsibilities, identifies options and solutions, then implements solutions.
  • Able to develop/implement/monitor performance metrics. Sound knowledge of internal control concepts and processes.
  • Maintains an awareness of the business, operational activities, and processes in areas pertaining to scope of responsibilities.



To be successful in this role, we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Completed bachelor’s/master’s degree in business administration, supply chain, economics, or engineering from a reputed university.
  • Having total 13-18years of total experience, In-depth knowledge of the P2P value chain.
  • Experience in transition/project management. Experience working in an international environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills. Experience with ERP systems and/or procurement systems.
  • Self-driven and dedicated with a desire to influence. Functional competencies in finance and accounting.
  • Maintains strong technical accounting skills, and accounting systems and process skills and ensures that monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close schedules are met.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work as part of a team, and a clear understanding of how assigned responsibilities impact other processes and the work of other people.
  • Adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills. Develops implements and monitors performance metrics for team.
  • Drive digitalisation or Process Standardization projects.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we're working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it's a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we're life changing.



To submit your application, please upload your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).

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27th July 2024.



It has been brought to our attention that there have recently been instances of fraudulent job offers, purporting to be from Novo Nordisk and/or its affiliate companies. The individuals or organizations sending these false employment offers may pose as a Novo Nordisk recruiter or representative and request personal information, purchasing of equipment or funds to further the recruitment process or offer paid trainings. Be advised that Novo Nordisk does not extend unsolicited employment offers. Furthermore, Novo Nordisk does not charge prospective employees with fees or make requests for funding as a part of the recruitment process.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


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.