Senior Finance Manager Partnership for Growth at Alexion Pharmaceuticals

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Finance Senior Manager Distributor Markets/Partnership for Growth (m/f)
Reports to: Director Finance Partnership for Growth (PFG)
Location: Barcelona

Position Summary

The Finance Manager is responsible for controlling and accounting activities related to Alexion new commercial structure Partnership for Growth (PFG), in cooperation with the Finance team in International based in Zurich and Financial Shared Services.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Prepare and manage month, quarter and year end activities from an accounting perspective for the PFG Legal entities remaining,
  • Interact and work together with International and global accounting team regarding general ledge and AP/AR activities,
  • Oversee trade and corporate income tax aspects as well as VAT related topics for the legal entities of PFG scope,
  • Prepare financial reporting, monthly planning and analysis for certain region CEE/Russia/Baltics & Other, Middle East, LATAM and APAC,
  • Establish budgets, forecasts and manage local budgets expenditure for the same scope of countries detailed above,
  • Support International controlling team to prepare the volume (vials, PeQ) and sales forecasts,
  • Develop, deploy, monitor and drive internal procedures in conformity with the Company policies and adapt to the context of PFG,
  • Business partnering to the Partnership regional directors of CEE/Russia/Baltics & Others, Middle East, LATAM and APAC,
  • Support the Partnership regional directors decision-making process by providing insightful business, cost and financial information as they relate to local initiatives and objectives – that will include the development and management of ad-hoc reports & analyses for the local sales team,
  • Handle invoices and prepare for further processing, monitor invoicing and payments,
  • Ensure purchasing process is in line with Company policy – including PRF timeliness and accuracy (create PRF and New Vendor Forms),
  • Review Open Purchase Orders and manage the monthly accrual process for the legal entities of PFG ,
  • Monitor & check customers credit notes (e.g. wholesalers rebates, Margin reconciliation, FX adjustments),
  • Develop, manage and update KPIs related to the key tasks above and produce regular reports for local and International team review,
  • In charge of the consolidation financial reporting for the PFG cluster and provide insight to the Finance Director as well as top commercial management,


  • MBA or Master’s degree of a business school or equivalent certificate in Finance
  • 5-10 year experience in Finance / Accounting and FP&A position
  • Experience in international matrix organizations
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry is a strong plus
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to work with others as well as independently
  • Very good computer skills, in particular Excel and PPT
  • Good knowledge of an ERP, SAP/BPC
  • Fluency in English both written and oral mandatory, other languages a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or business field.
  • Accounting degree or other accounting qualification is a plus
  • Advanced degree (MS, PhD, or MBA) preferred.

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