Category:  Finance

Chiyoda, Tokyo, JP


Do you see yourself as someone who likes to work in a logical and a methodical way? Do you like predictability and are you always working towards bringing structure to your own surroundings? If yes, then apply now and join our team!



About the Department


At Novo Nordisk, our Strategy, Finance, and Operations team works to provide strategic direction to the company, ensuring that everything we do is viable and built to last. Overseeing and safeguarding Novo Nordisk’s short and long-term planning, the Strategy, Finance and Operations team works closely with the business across the organization to develop strategies and business plans, monitor industry trends, and provide operating recommendations. We regulate accounting, uphold workplace safety, manage our supply chain and sampling, support technology, provide commercial insights & analytics, maintain our facilities and assure the integrity and completeness of all business transactions.




The Position


The role will primarily be accountable for the budget planning of Anchor Budget (AB) and Rolling Estimates (RE)


Other tasks of the role are:


  • Finance partnering for divisions by supporting budget planning, tracking, and decision making
  • Prepare analysis, commentary and presentation material for financial reviews and reports
  • Lead projects in Finance or participate as key member in cross-divisional projects
    Ad-hoc analysis task and project management





  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in business planning/controlling and management reporting
  • Demonstrate ability to constructively confront status quo and directly influence others in a respectful manner under pressure, organize, manage, prioritize and execute on multiple deliverables
  • Great communication & social skills both Japanese and English (TOEIC minimum score 900)
  • Experience in Business Intelligence tools such as Power BI, Qliksense, or Tableau is considered as an advantage



Working in Novo Nordisk


We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.




Please send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).





We will review your applications as you apply!

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.