Team Leader

Category:  Finance

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Team Leader – CFPIN (LOB Support)

Does your motivation come from challenges and working in a dynamic environment? Are you enthusiastic about understanding the business and bringing attention to key business challenges? Do you want to help create an environment where employees make the right ethical decision? Then we might have the right position for you.


About the department:
GBS Finance Bangalore was established in 2007, is currently responsible for supporting Accounting, Finance & Procurement, Compliance, Financial Planning & Analytics (FP&A) for Head Quarters, region Europe, North America, International Operations & GBS Bangalore. The main purpose of our existence is to provide superior service to our stakeholders consistently and add value to the processes in terms of standardisation and efficiency.


The position:

Key responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates supervisory and analytical skills including coordinating with the team in  prioritising tasks and balancing workload across the team
  • Administers the performance appraisal process within the team.  Monitors job performance of team members and provide constructive feedback.  Actively works with direct reportees to assess training requirements and develops plans to ensure staff needs are addressed
  • Initiates and facilitates the sharing of process knowledge and best practices within the team and across the Organisation, and is capable of impacting and influencing others
  • Proactively identifies, recommends and implements process improvements in procedures of team assignments.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Maintains an awareness of the business, operational activities, and processes in areas pertaining to scope of responsibilities
  • Ensures stakeholder satisfaction by working closely with stakeholder teams in identifying the key process drivers/issues and completion/solution of the same
  • Highly self-motivated to work independently, within delegated authority, with minimal or no supervision
  • 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 
  • Proactively works on creating adequate backups for the existing processes to reduce  people dependency
  • Coach & develop people
  • Other responsibilities:
  • Participation in the strategic initiatives and driving transition projects
  • Proactive participation in the FP&A and Finance GBS Extd. Mgmt forums to develop cross team initiatives and promote knowledge sharing
  • Ensure that all the process related documents are up to date
  • Participate in interview process for recruitment of staff
  • Other areas of responsibility:
  • Ensure compliance with Novo Nordisk systems and policies
  • Take full responsibility for development and fulfilment of own development plan (IDP)
  • Maintain/develop relevant IT systems and financial models
  • Secure a good collaboration between GBS and stakeholders
  • Share better practices and act as a Finance GBS ambassador outside the area
  • Support to teams within area of responsibility and within Finance GBS


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s in Finance (or equivalent) from a recognised university
  • Good academic track record and grades
  • 8 - 10 years of overall experience having working knowledge on value chain P2P, R2R and FP&A processes will be an added advantage
  • Experience in an international work environment
  • Long distance and task transfer experience
  • Self-driven and dedicated/desire to influence
  • Knowledge of NN and the pharmaceutical industry is preferable
  • Highly motivated and flexible in order to work effectively in a fast-paced  environment
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Team player
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of responsibility
  • Drive projects, specialist areas and manage formal and informal leaderships tasks
  • Solve tasks in high quality on time
  • Create value as a business partner in LoB and Corporate Finance


Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we have been changing diabetes since 1923. If you are ready to strengthen our position as an innovative pioneer and respected industry leader, we encourage you to join us to make the most of your talent. In exchange, we offer you the opportunity to work with extraordinary talent globally and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.



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20th Dec 2021







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.