Finance Partner

Category:  Finance

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


If you're a finance professional seasoned in the realms of budgeting and project controlling, possessing remarkable analytical skills and the knack for seamless stakeholder collaboration, you might just be the next Finance Partner we're seeking to join our team.

If you're ready to embrace a new challenge, delve into the details and apply today!

The Position
The finance team is responsible for driving the financial agenda at the site in close collaboration with the management team.


Your main tasks will be:

  • Drive budget process and follow-up: Facilitate the budget process to ensure resources are allocated to business priorities and all areas are pushing for stretched optimisation ambitions. This requires curiosity about understanding the business to both understand needs for additional funding and where there is a need for additional actions to succeed with the budget. This also requires good stakeholder management and an ability to run a complex process with many sub-deliverables.
  • Ensure insights and transparency into the cost base: To enable line of business to manage spend efficiently it is essential to have strong insights into how the budget is spent. The finance team is responsible for providing this insight to line of business through use of BI tools and strong data analysis. This requires strong analytical skills and preferably knowledge about BI tools.
  • Drive the cost optimisation agenda: Support management by facilitating discussions and workshops on how to optimise the cost base, bring analysis and external perspective on opportunities and help set the financial direction for the site. You can also be expected to drive various optimisation initiatives. To succeed in this, you need to be able to interact with senior management and bring a consultant mind-set on how to facilitate change.


To succeed in this role, you have:

  • Financial background with a master's degree within Finance, Business Administration, Economics or similar.
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Good understanding of financial management and controlling.
  • Previous experience with production is an advantage.
  • Previous experience with budgeting, monthly reporting processes and with key reporting tools (e.g. PowerBI, SAP etc.) is an advantage, but not a requirement.
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is essential.
  • Proficiency in both oral and written English, and preferably also substantial Danish skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.


As a person, you come with a high level of initiative, a strong motivation for combining Finance and business partnering to line of business, and a willingness to take responsibility for your own learning. 
You are expected to be structured and analytical and able to keep an overview, drive tasks and projects forward independently, manage your own time and deliverables, pay timely and appropriate attention to details when needed and be a team player.


About the department
Injectable Finished Products (IFP) in Novo Nordisk is seeking a Finance Partner to IFP site Hillerød. IFP represents a global part of the Novo Nordisk organisation, with factories in Denmark, China, Brazil, France, and USA. The factory is a growing organisation of around 1,100 people. This is an opportunity to join our Finance & Procurement team, which consists of 11 dedicated and social colleagues – diverse in age and backgrounds. The Finance & Procurement team is part of IFP HI, Business Support, which is known for striving for excellence, openness towards innovation and focus on stakeholder relations. Collaboration is a key for our success meaning that we are successful when the site is successful.


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 Associate Manager, Dennis Thorvardarson at +45 34489552 


30th July 2024
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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.