Finance Project Controller

Category:  Finance

Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK



Are you passionate about financial understanding and wish to utilise your strong financial/controlling skills in a global company with many stakeholders across multiple sites? Do you thrive in a project environment, where you are a key player in servicing project managers in our continuous journey to strengthen our project governance and simplify our work processes? Then join us!


The position

As Project Controller you will work closely with your stakeholders i.e., Project Managers and Project Portfolio Managers. You will be responsible for month end closing, budget & forecast, all kinds of financial analyses and presentations. Currently, Novo Nordisk is in a situation where our investment portfolio will increase significantly in the years to come and therefore, we are looking for you – an ambitious and analytical financial controller, who appreciates different challenges and fosters improvement and innovation. 

One of the most important tasks will be the development of a system that enables financial control in all the project phases through transparency and traceability thus deploying better controlling and project accounting practices on a continuous basis i.e., developing guidelines and training of line-of-business in governance, templates, and standards.



To succeed in this role, you have:

•    An academic degree in finance, accounting, project management, or business and administration.
•    +3 years of practical cost controlling experience.
•    Experience working with Excel, PowerPoint, and ERP systems (preferably SAP).
•    An analytical mindset with the ability to work with and visualise data and numbers in a transparent way.
•    Excellent communication skills and can communicate to a broad audience at all levels, as well as the ability to deliver high quality presentation material.  
•    Full professional proficiency in English.


As a person you have a ‘can do’ mind-set, courage and do not shy away from improving processes when it’s obvious that optimisations can be made. Success in this role requires that you make decisions regarding governance and project controlling and find the right balance between quality demands, simplicity, and business needs. You have a structured and persistent approach to your work and can juggle several tasks while prioritising your efforts. You are proactive, responsible and thrive in driving tasks both independently and together with your stakeholders to strive for best practises and foreseeing future needs. Networking and follow-up are an important skill to succeed with your tasks.


About the area  

You will be joining Fill & Finish Expansions. The area is anchored in Product Supply, Quality & IT, which globally employ approximately 20,000 of Novo Nordisk’s 50,000 employees.  Fill & Finish Expansions is a newly established and growing area with the responsibility to design, plan and build all major fill & finish expansion projects across PSQIT to serve the needs of millions of patients. We do it by rethinking our fill & finish facilities with the use of modern technology. We are setting the standards for the facilities of the future, designing facilities we will still be proud of 20 years from now.  Fill & Finish Expansions has a global approach, where you will be working with multiple sites and cultures across the world.   
About the department  

Fill & Finish Expansions project is a project in Denmark with the aim to establish an aseptic filling facility. 
Working at Novo Nordisk 

At Novo Nordisk we use our skills, dedication, and ambition to improve the lives of millions of people living with a serious chronic disease. By working with us you will have the opportunity to do the same in a global business environment. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development. 


3 March, 2024. We will call candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis, and we will close the process once we find the right candidate. 



For further information, please contact, Project Controller, Klaus Kvist Rasmussen on 34487744.  

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV. We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.  



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.