Financial Controls Assurance Director

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
11 May 2021
09 Jun 2021
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Job role
Finance director
Experience level
Be valued as a trusted partner to the business who is committed to doing the right thing. At AstraZeneca, we believe it's not just about getting the best solution, it's also about doing it the right way - ethics, compliance and transparency are front and centre of everything we do.

At AstraZeneca in Cambridge, we're offering an outstanding opportunity to build on your financial controls/assurance experience and develop a career with a global, FT100 leading pharmaceutical business.

As Financial Control Assurance Manager, you'll be a partner to the business - involved in evaluating risks and handling SOx and testing controls. You'll work with global Operations teams, develop an outstanding understanding of finance transactional processes and gain scientific insights. Longer-term, there will be a wealth of career possibilities, both in the UK and Europe.

We're in the midst of a major transformation to become leaders in our core disease areas. The unfolding journey is having a significant impact on our financial control framework - making it an exciting and meaningful time to join our established Financial Control Corporate Governance team.

Main duties and responsibilities

As part of the team, you'll provide thought leadership and drive operational excellence in financial control, both across AstraZeneca and relevant third-party providers. You'll implement effective financial control programmes for business-as-usual, project and ground-breaking activities, addressing SOx and other compliance requirements. Building positive working relationships to understand organisational/governance areas of AstraZeneca will be pivotal.

You'll partner closely at a local level to support end-to-end process thinking and optimise controls, as well as providing regional financial controls/assurance training. Where vital, you will also work with newly acquired companies to establish an appropriate financial controls framework.

  • Full financial qualification
  • Experience of financial controls/assurance requirements
  • Strong technical knowledge including SOx requirements/regulations
  • Knowledge of the Pharmaceuticals Industry
  • Outstanding influencing and interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication
  • Creative thinking and execution capabilities
  • Pragmatic approach, ability to simplify sophisticated ideas and capabilities
  • Highly motivated self-starter; results-oriented team and enterprise player.

Competitive salary package and benefits

Applications open: May 7, 2021

Applications close: May 21, 2021
Join us today.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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