CFO Germany (m/f/d) - Pharmaceutical Company

Hiring By - Biostaffic

Β BioPharma


Job Highlights

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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
  • Top pharmaceutical company with growing international presence |Strategic and experienced financial leader for the german branch
About Our Client
Our client is a pharmaceutical company, currently among the top five in the Italian market with a growing international presence. Committed to improving the quality of life for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals, they passionately pursue their mission with a focus on innovation and global impact.
Job Description
  • Formulate and execute financial strategies to bolster the branch's growth objectives and enhance financial performance.
  • Lead the implementation of the organization's ERP system, managing all facets of the project to align with organizational objectives and requirements.
  • Lead post-merger integration initiatives pertaining to finance and accounting functions, collaborating with stakeholders from acquired entities to synchronize processes and systems with corporate standards.
  • Supervise the preparation of financial reports for both management and regulatory purposes.
  • Analyze financial data and key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify trends, risks, and improvement opportunities.
  • Direct the branch's budgeting and forecasting processes, contributing to the development of accurate and attainable financial plans.
  • Ensure compliance with local accounting standards, tax regulations, and statutory reporting requirements in Germany.
  • Offer strategic financial advice to the executive leadership team, contributing to decision-making and risk management.
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including banks, auditors, tax authorities, and regulatory agencies.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, market developments, and regulatory changes impacting the branch's financial operations in Germany.
The Successful Applicant
  • Degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field; an MBA or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management, including a minimum of 5 years in a CFO role.
  • In-depth understanding of German accounting principles and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial data to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all organizational levels.
  • Proficient in financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting techniques.
  • Experience in a multinational environment or with international financial operations is desirable.
  • Fluency in German and English languages is required; additional languages are advantageous.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
What's On Offer
  • Strategic Leadership Impact: Take the lead in shaping and executing financial strategies to support the branch's growth objectives, contributing significantly to the organization's success.
  • Global Exposure and Integration: Drive post-merger integration efforts, collaborating with stakeholders from acquired entities, and manage international relationships, offering a unique opportunity to navigate and enhance financial operations in a multinational environment.
  • Professional Development: Join a dynamic industry leader in pharmaceuticals, gaining exposure to cutting-edge developments, market trends, and regulatory changes, providing an enriching experience for professional growth within a vibrant and challenging work environment.
Contact: Deniz Alkan
Quote job ref: JN-022024-6337737

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
Company Overview
Michael Page
Michael Page

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Welcome to the Michael Page global company profile. Michael Page has five decades of expertise in professional services recruitment. We were established in London in 1976, and over this period we've grown organically to become one of the best-known and most respected consultancies, with an office network spanning six continents. While size has its advantages, it doesn't define us - the nature of our organic growth means that each new office is integrated into the region that it serves. It also means that as an employer looking to hire, or as a candidate aiming to grow your career you have the best of both worlds; a team that understands the market and geography you operate in, plus the resources and expertise of an international network at your disposal. Our teams are broken down to focus on industry, assignment type, salary level and location, so your hiring requirements or job search will all be handled by a specialist who knows your sector inside-out. We are confident that our expertise can add value to your recruitment or job search process – get in touch to find out more.
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