Senior Director FP&A

Category:  Finance

Beijing, Beijing, CN



Senior Director Financial Planning & Analysis and Treasury

Region China - Beijing

Are you motivated by the opportunity to join Novo Nordisks second largest affiliate in a country with immense opportunities and by leading a team of strong professionals to partner with business to drive change. Then we would encourage you to apply.

About us

As finance professionals in Novo Nordisk, we are partners business. We work together with the business to ensure agile resource allocation driving business growth. Meanwhile, we also ensure solid compliance of our financial statements, timely and transparent reporting of our financials as well as solid financial plans. We are a are a highly dedicated team of ambitious professionals, who believe in collaboration and trust. Simplicity is a key mind-set in our department, and we always embrace innovative and digital ways to get things done smarter and faster

The role

As a Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis and Treasury it will be your responsibility to ensure high quality and effective business planning processes in Region China in support of agile and effective resource allocation to strategic priorities as well as dynamic resource reallocation to cater for the dynamic market environment.

You are responsible for delivering excellent strategic scenario-based financial planning in support of business development opportunities as well as business cases.  Your team serve as Center of Excellence for the end to end forecasting process ensuring a solid and transparent sales forecasting in support of in-market execution as well as demand planning with high accuracy.

You are responsible for complete, good-quality and timely reporting based on effective performance controlling in line with management planning. You ensure effective risk management in Region China including solid scenario planning as well as definition of mitigating actions around key risks.

You ensure strong support of line of business with dedicated finance partnering and fact-based analysis and decision support based on solid understanding of Novo Nordisk business and commercial insights and you maintain an effective treasury function and also support Novo Nordisk group companies within China. 

About you

  • You have at least 10 years of relevant experience with a proven track record, ideally from a multinational company or big4
  • You have a relevant master's degree (i.e. in finance or economics) with master from a top university
  • You have people management experience and demonstrated ability to ability to develop and communicate a vision and engage people in that vision.
  • You have strong analytical skills, demonstrated ability to present complex business problems in a simple manner as well as a sound business mind-set.
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of the Chinese language (written and spoken) is of advantage but not a pre-requisite.

As a person:

  • You are pro-active, high performing and business minded
  • You are able to make good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment, you have outstanding analytical and coordinating skills combined with a structured results-oriented approach and you set priorities in order to manage multiple tasks with time sensitive deadlines.
  • You are proactive and can think ahead to initiate projects and initiatives to support driving your team and the business forward
  • You also pursue your job with energy, drive and a need and ambition to deliver high quality; you never give up and you proactively manage multiple internal relationships at all levels of the business.

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.


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.