Global Controlling Director

Hiring Request Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(2023/7/7 15:07)
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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:

Actively contribute to managing profitability through the deployment of controlling best practices across the company. Responsible for the timely, accurate, and insightful analysis and reporting of financial information to key stakeholders. Drives the long-term financial planning of the company, including the investment program.


    • Supports Business Segment Leadership and Global Sales in achieving its operative and strategic goals
    • Financial support at acquisition of large CDMO projects
    • Analyze and assess of strategy, business development, and business opportunities and risks of the Business
    • Support for essential control processes (such as creation of the specified goals for mid-range planning, reporting)
    • Participation in the continued development of the strategy
    • Economic assessment of investments and portfolio measures
    • Preparation of decision recommendations for the Company Management
    • Support for and assessment of market / competition analyses

We are looking to recruit a Candidate:

  • Master´s degree in Economics, Natural Sciences, Finance or Accounting or technical degree with relevant experience (preferred)
  • 10+ years’ experience in operative financial controlling /managerial accounting or project management
  • Ability to work conceptually, analyze data and prepare proposals for management decisions
  • Strategic thinker
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Possess extensive knowledge of finance and accounting principles and practices,
  • Knowledge of Controlling processes and respective IT tools (SAP, Business Warehouse, etc. )
  • Experienced user of the MS Office family programs MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word
  • Distinct interest in digitalization
  • Fluency in English is a requirement


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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