Finance Manager - Shared Services

Hiring Request Post Information* : Posted Date 10 months ago(2023/2/15 10:14)
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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:

  • Provide inspirational leadership to the team and strive for operational excellence, with higher quality, efficiency and at higher processing speed.
  • Drive best practice and process efficiencies through continuous improvement increase overall efficiency;
  • Benchmark shared services organization against other companies to identify and implement process improvements
  • Identify and implement process and system improvements to
  • Develop and provide KPIs and metrics to senior management
  • Monitor the process of invoice posting for local and foreign vendors and liaising with third parties in case of irregularities
  • Monitors  vendor current account reconciliation with monthly statements and liaises with external auditors in this matter
  • Provide technical guidance and assist less senior TM’s
  • Provide guidance and support to colleagues informally
  • Maintain an open communication with colleagues, identifying and reporting any production, HSE, quality or other issues to management according to the required processes.
  • Act as a subject matter expert to less experienced colleagues.

We are looking to recruit a Candidate:

  • With business, economy and/or accounting degree
  • With general knowledge of the general accepted accounting principles adopted ( namely IFRS);
  • General understanding of the tax legislation in place;
  • With SAP skills (namely modules FI / CO)
  • With experience of leading and developing a shared service function
  • With experience & knowledge of process improvement methodologies
  • With evidence of building and maintaining strong relationships with key business stakeholders
  • With credible experience of effectively using KPI's to track and drive performance and quality in a consistent manner
  • With excellent organisational skills, ability to manage conflicting and priorities
  • With  strong communication skills



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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