Cluster Finance Controller (ID, SG, PH)
Do you have expertise in, and passion for Finance? Would you like to apply your expertise to give meaningful impact for yourself and others, in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven Biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.
What you will do.
The Cluster Country Financial Controller provides specialist finance expertise to the local organization, ensuring that statutory reporting requirements and local tax requirements are fully in line with local legal requirements (local GAAP and tax legislation) and AZ accounting principles and standards. The Financial Controller perform its duties with support from AZ’s shared service center Global Finance Services (GFS).
Key accountabilities of this role which apply to Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore are:
Overseeing and leading preparation of external financial statement and Audit process
Review and approval of taxation interactions and submissions (VAT, CIT, withholding, etc.)
Manage and mitigate financial risk by ensuring best practices are in place
Promote and ensure compliance in context of Pharma industry
Ensure routine review and integrity of balance sheet
Lead and improve financial control framework
Lead any internal or external audit process in any of the three countries
Proactively work on continuous improvement within the context of financial control, risk management and compliance.
Manage and improve cash and working capital metrics
Essential for the role
Qualified finance professional with accounting accreditation (ACCA/CIMA or equivalent).
>10 years post-qualification experience
Seasoned financial controller with a passion for controlling
External audit experience is preferred
In-depth understanding of regulatory/statutory requirements and governance principles, familiar with IFRS and SOX.
Skilled in analyzing and solving issues related to controllership areas.
Experience of working with senior management.
Demonstrated continuous personal growth and learning agility throughout leadership journey.
Demonstrated proactively addressing risk areas and led process improvements.
Pharmaceutical or other regulated industry experience highly desirable.
At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.
If you are interested, apply now!
At AstraZeneca we’ll make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you. To do this, we’ve built an extraordinary international working environment with outstanding opportunities for collaboration and innovation. If you’re passionate about making a difference and ready to discover what you can do – join us.
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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