Financial Controller

Category:  Finance

Kfar Saba, Israel, IL


At Novo Nordisk, we create value by putting our patients first. Are you interested in representing NN's vision, values, and commitments to the world?

If so, then you are the Financial Controller we are looking for! This position will be based in Kfar Saba, Israel under the Finance and Accounting department. You will directly report to the Senior Accounting and Tax Manager. Apply Today and join us for a life-changing career!


The position

As a Financial Controller you will be performing and implementing different controls to ensure proper posting in the books. You will be working with company's internal and external auditors, as well as collaborating with tax professionals to minimize tax liabilities and ensure all operating expenses are compliant with tax regulations and accounting standards. Responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Financial Reports: preparing and analyzing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and preparing the yearly tax return and tax budget independently.

  • Work on transfer pricing reports and TP budget, as well as planning and monitoring Company's cash flow.
  • Monitoring assets following IFRS16 and Israeli GAAP regulation.
  • Verify proper implementation of the company's processes and policies (P2P, Order to cash, etc.).
  • Provide technical accounting guidance for the group on various accounting issues and assist with ad-hoc projects such as system implementations.



As a Financial Controller, you need to be independent with high level of integrity and loyalty. You also need to be a strong team player, highly organized, detail oriented, and bring the following:


  • CPA with 3 years of experience from a Big Four accounting firm.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience from an international company, preferrable in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Knowledge and experience with Israeli GAAP and IFRS.
  • Familiar with / BEPS / Pilar 1 + 2
  • Strong Microsoft skills with an emphasis on data analysis and Excel.
  • ERP system such as SAP experience.
  • Excellent communication skills in Hebrew and English, both written and verbal.
  • Able to meet processing and reporting deadlines.
  • Experience in a global, multi-currency company would be an advantage.


About the department

The Accounting and Tax department at Novo Nordisk Israel is responsible for conducting the financial and accounting operations of the organization. Our team works diligently to ensure accurate financial reporting, compliance with accounting standards, and effective cash flow management. We collaborate closely with internal and external auditors, as well as tax professionals, to minimize tax liabilities and ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Join our team and make a difference in the financial success of Novo Nordisk.


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 apply your CV via the online recruitment system.

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.