Global Senior Controller - Procurement

Hiring Request Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(2023/2/14 09:39)
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Hovione is an independent family-owned international group of companies. From the beginning, we have set ourselves above and apart through our innovative technological and productive capabilities, reaching a top spot in the world market as an integrated Contract Development and Manufacturing Company dedicated to helping Pharmaceutical Customers bring new and off-patent drugs to market.


Our people are the main asset for our continued success. Reaching over 1950 team members, from 36 different nationalities, that are located across Asia, Europe and North America (Portugal, US, Macao, Ireland, China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, and Switzerland), including 4 production sites.


Working at Hovione means reaching for innovation and excellence in everything we do: for our clients, our partners and, above all, our patients. That is why we are In it for life.

You will be responsible to:

  • Defines and implements business processes that assess overall performance, identify business drivers, benchmark against relevant KPIs, identify improvement opportunities and promote business process optimization.
  • Defines, produces timely and challenges reports that address performance against budget, profitability, cost, efficiency and risk.
  • Prepare, monitor and control the annual departmental budget under responsibility to ensure expenditure is in line with the company business plan
  • Administer all departmental financial and operational information in the appropriate systems
  • Develop and monitor business performance metrics for the department, acting as a partner of managers and directors and understanding the department or area strategic challenges
  • Execute regular and specific complex reports for the department related with operational and financial KPIs, as requested by managers and directors
  • Conduct forecasts with financial and operational information
  • Support project managers within the department, analyzing project costs to ensure that budgeted costs are in compliance
  • Conduct specific analysis related with the department, improving data reporting and analysis
  • Provide financial and accounting advice to directors and managers within the department
  • Master controlling processes and tools
  • Manage complex projects/ analysis with significant impact on business
  • Make quality and timely decisions based on multiple sources of data
  • Manage risk and uncertainty; anticipate and escalate roadblocks in order to prevent deviations to the goals
  • Execute professional activities in compliance with GMP and HSE guidelines, internal and external requirements as well as promote the implementation and maintenance of Hovione´s policies, systems and procedures (COPs, HBR, SOPs and others)

We are looking to recruit a Candidate:

  • Typically more than 8 years of relevant experience as a controller or financial auditor
  • Experience on application of IFRSs
  • Advanced knowledge of finance and accounting with the ability to solve complex problems
  • Advanced knowledge of reporting tools
  • Knowledge of corporate governance
  • Fluency in English is a requirement
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of the MS Office package

- The position offers an exciting and varied working environment with a lot of development opportunities

- Part time working from home

- Work-Life balance belongs to the Core Values of the Company



Hovione is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer

Inclusion and diversity are key to us. At Hovione, that means a work environment where differences are valued, and everyone is treated with fairness and respect. We want all our team members worldwide to feel supported, respected, and have the opportunity to achieve their full potential, regardless of their age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.


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