Finance Manager

Category:  Finance

Køge, Region Zealand, DK


Join Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S, where we are dedicated to enabling better medicines and take pride in being a leading supplier of high-quality ingredients for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry. If you share our passion and strive for excellence, we have an exceptional opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to lead our Finance team as the Finance Manager. Start your application for a life-changing career!  


The Position

The uniqueness of the job is linked to the broad responsibility in a company with the full value chain and at the same time being closely linked to Novo Nordisk A/S. In the role of Finance Manager, you will be in dialogue with all areas of the company and your stakeholder management skills and ability to understand the business needs will be key to your success. The position reports directly to the CFO of Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S.


The responsibilities include:

  • Driving budget process with input from all teams in the organization
  • Month-end and year-end closing of our financials
  • Monthly Management reporting and financial updates to the Board of Directors
  • Internal controls framework and financial compliance
  • Annual external reporting including the creation and publishing of our Annual Report.
  • Conducting or coordinating large analytical assessments (including P&L analysis, NPVs, ROI, etc.)
  • Part of the S&OP process to manage the financial impact of updated demand and supply.
  • Liquidity management, tax, and transfer pricing ownership


The workplace is onsite in Køge and no planned travel activity is expected.



To be considered for this position, the following qualifications are expected:


  • A master's degree in finance, business, or a relevant field.
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in financial and people management.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in accounting and financial reporting.
  • Proficiency in internal budget planning, follow-up, and reporting.


As a person, you possess strong stakeholder management skills, creating followship in a diverse organization and effectively communicating with data in an assertive manner. You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills in financial matters, allowing you to make sound decisions and navigate complex financial situations. Additionally, your excellent communication and interpersonal skills enable effective collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders. Your good planning skills, strategic thinking, and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with diverse activities further contribute to your success. You are committed to continuous improvements, ensuring that processes and outcomes are constantly enhanced.



About the department

The team drives all finance processes across the organization which includes budgeting, planning, reporting, project controlling as well as accounting and production economy. The team consists of six employees and has in addition support for offshore activities from our service centre in Bangalore. The team’s responsibilities reflect the versatility of the company to support the rest of the organization. This includes tasks within product costing, cost controlling, sales analysis, budgeting, compliance, and management reporting.


Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S is a 100% owned subsidiary of Novo Nordisk, located in Køge, DK. We are more than 300 people covering the entire value chain from R&D and Business Development to Manufacturing, Marketing, and Sales. Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S is a global and leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical ingredients for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Our purpose is to enable better medicines by providing sustainable pharmaceutical materials through innovative and customized solutions. Our product range consists of Quaternary ammonium compounds (Quats), Recombinant Insulin, Customized Purification Resins, and Specialty Enzymes.

e basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energize 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.


Working at 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 energize 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.



For further information, please contact Finance Manager Jesper Ravn at +45 31995944.



14 June 2023 Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis, so please apply as soon as possible.


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 in 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 the communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.