Description

Aspen Pharmacare can look back on a success story spanning over 160 years. Due to its dynamic growth and continuous strive for further development, Aspen now employs more than 10,000 people worldwide, has 25 production sites, and distributes medicines in more than 150 countries. In Europe, anesthetics are our core business. In addition, our pharma­ceutical portfolio includes proven pharma­ceuticals, among others, from the field of cytostatics and specialty therapeutics.

Do you want to make a difference? Then join Aspen Germany and help shape the future! As the regional subsidiary of the international pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharmacare, headquartered in Durban, South Africa, we combine the best of both worlds: short decision-making processes, a motivated and friendly team with great individual creative freedom in Germany, embedded in a large, multinational, and diverse organization with professional structures and an exciting product portfolio.

To strengthen our team at the Munich location, we are looking for a

Head of Finance DACH (m/w/d)

with heart, commitment, and competence.

  • Responsible for interpreting, explaining, and driving business performance by serving as a catalyst for strategic initiatives, managing and mentoring the DACH Commercial finance team, and providing insightful analysis aligned with the business strategy to enhance overall performance and ensure successful delivery of strategic objectives
  • Acts as a Strategic business partner, especially for sales, by supporting in finalizing business decisions related to hospital buying group contracts and supporting CRM and Sales force Effectiveness tools and processes
  • Responsible for overseeing full Profit and Loss accountability, analyzing actual-plan variances, managing provisions, and leading performance reporting with market insights and current market data reports at national and territory
  • Responsible for the budget process and regular planning processes (Sales, OPEX, Inventory & Cash Flow, Headcount planning)
  • Ensuring pricing control / recommendations within the EU pricing system, ensuring optimal pricing strategy for the region in all channels
  • Providing business expertise into accounting processes (e.g., valuation of accruals) supervising financial accounting & reporting through coordination of third parties, reports review and sign off (company assets, compliance with all policies / regulations)
  • Having oversight at distribution and distributors in DACH to ensure product availability within EU distribution model and be the link between the local team, the distributor, and the European supply chain team for the demand planning of the DACH markets
  • Ensuring timely preparation of consolidated monthly and annual financial statements according to HGB / IFRS
  • Key lead on business cases studies for new product launches or line extensions
  • Performing ad-hoc responsibilities within the scope of Commercial Finance

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and/or Accounting, MBA would be an advantage
  • Certifications / registrations (e.g., Chartered Accountant or equivalent certification)
  • 5–10 years of relevant professional experience in a comparable position, ideally in the pharma / med-tech environment
  • Initial leadership experience
  • Experience in developing and optimizing processes and structures
  • Excellent user knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access, and high IT affinity
  • Knowledge of accounting according to HGB / IFRS as well as basic knowledge of tax law
  • Independent, careful, and structured working style, teamwork, and strong communication skills
  • Fluent in German and English

In addition to a first-class working environment with exciting tasks in a growing company, we offer an attractive salary and benefits package, the possibility of mobile working, and a permanent position.