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Financial Controller

Company Description

Mundipharma is a global (ex-US) network of independent associated companies that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines and consumer healthcare products. We are an agile and fast-paced company seeking to increase access to health care through programmes and effective partnerships.

We are forward-looking and dedicated to bringing innovative treatments to many of the world’s most challenging conditions and diseases including: Pain Management & Supportive Care, Consumer Health, Anti-Infectives, Biosimilars, CNS, Diabetes, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Respiratory and transplantation immunity.

We make a difference to patient lives by delivering value to healthcare professionals in 120+ countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Our guiding principles, centred around Integrity and Patient-Centricity, are at the heart of everything we do. We encourage our people to think differently and our inclusive culture of continuous learning and collaboration make Mundipharma a great place to work.


The UKIE Financial Controller’s prime responsibility is to ensure that the highest degree of financial integrity and control is maintained in the UK and IE entities. Specifically taking control of the Balance Sheet, Working Capital and Cash Flow including the recording of actuals, accurate budgeting/forecasting and optimizing use of business resources. The role is a key member of the UKIE Finance Leadership Team and reports to the UKIE Finance Director. The role, also is working closely with the embedded UKIE Finance Team and the Head of Controlling Europe. This role will be the main point of liaison with the Financial Shared Service Centre (FSSC) ,ensuring that the FSSC fulfils duties in accordance with business requirements.

Key Responsibilities


  • Maintaining the highest level of financial integrity & control within the UK and IE entities including:

  • Key contact and interface for the FSSC, ensuring FSSC performance is per business needs

  • Coordinates monthly, with evidence of, balance sheet review engaging appropriate partners (eg FSSC) submitting summary with any recommended actions to UKIE FD and HoC EMEA for approval.

  • Prepares and presents UK & IE quarterly balance sheet reviews to EMEA/Global Finance

  • Liaises with other Mundipharma entities to ensure integrity of inter-company balances, keeping these to a minimum where possible

  • Reviewing, as prepared by the FSSC, the separated accounts monthly (in transfer pricing summary format) for the Napp Group and ensuring full alignment with the Napp and Bard management accounting FND submission and all inter-company balances are fully supported and communicated

  • Coordinating annual SAO requirements including Risk Assessment review and certification submission to the Customer Compliance Manager at HMRC

  • Adherence with Global policies including stock provisioning, restructure costs

Financial planning, analysis and reporting

  • Being the main point of liaison for the FSSC and ensuring the FSSC fulfils its duties as agreed.  Proactively identifies and drives working capital improvement initiatives. External liaison as required including banks, auditors

  • Coordination of forecasts and budgets (including OB, MYE, YEE) for all balance sheet, cash flow and certain P&L areas including insurance, restructure, bank charges, interest, property, tax.

  • Consolidating the total Napp Group cashflow forecasts monthly and at the above budget intervals

  • Support the preparation of material for Board reports and meetings

Optimising Business Resources

  • Identify and drive initiatives to improve working capital and opitimise the utilization of financial resources

  • Lead on the attainment of working capital targets agreed with central Finance

Coordinating key internal & external relationships

  • FSSC – ensuring R2R, P2P, O2C targets are agreed and achieved, Statutory accounts are prepared in accordance with timetable

  • Externally: auditors, banks, insurers, other advisors

Decision support and other activities

  • Undertake ad-hoc financial analysis to identify value-added insights to support the business, drive performance and contribute to future business strategy

  • Build strong relationships and trust with business units, functions and key central functions, influencing key stakeholders for the benefit of business and global performance


Fully qualified accountant

Certifications or Designations



2 years post qualification minimum. 

Preferred: 5 Years post qualification

Knowledge and Skills

  • Previous responsibility for balance sheet, working capital and cash flow reporting.

  • Ability to demonstrate challenge of balance sheet and working capital movements with justification.

  • Control environment experience preferred but not essential

Additional information


Mundipharma International reserves the right to change, amend or disuse this job description at any time. This document is intended to provide an overview of the required responsibilities and qualifications.