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Financial Controller, Corporate Finance, Bagsværd

Novozymes A/S

Rethink your impact
Are you passionate about Corporate Finance? Then you might be our new Financial Controller in the EMEA region.

Work for a cause, not just a company
Novozymes is the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms. Together with our customers, partners, and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. Our biological solutions enable higher agricultural yields, healthy food consumption, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel, and many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from – both today and in years to come. We need people who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge, and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. We know that original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Financial Controller
You will be the financial controller for group and statutory accounting, tax, governance, insurance and reporting for a portfolio of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) subsidiaries within the Novozymes group.

Welcome to Corporate Finance
You will work closely with the team in Denmark as well as Share Service Centre in India and local consultants in the countries we have oversite of. You will be an integral part of the wider Finance department comprising Treasury, Payroll, Risk Management & Control, Group Controlling, Tax, and working closely with all of our colleagues in the department and wider organization.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:

  • Your main tasks will responsibility for timely and accurate monthly and yearly financial reporting including both Group reporting and Local Statutory accounts
  • Prepare and conduct local audits, both assurance related, as well as local tax and compliance related
  • Cooperate with local consultants and auditors supporting Novozymes
  • Work closely with Novozymes’ Shared Service Center in Bangalore, India who support the regions in all daily activities
  • You will also be the finance partner for the local employees in your subsidiaries, including administrative tasks

Potentially relevant experience:

  • Have a Master degree within Accounting, Finance, Auditing or equivalent education
  • Preferably have some years of experience from within a finance department
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Be responsible and open to changes and can take lead in process improvements
  • Have a strong understanding of accounting and financial reporting, primarily IFRS
  • Strong interpersonal skills, understanding how best to cooperate between multiple parties
  • Strong presentation skills

This job will be located at Bagsværd but flexibility to work from home some days

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: 10th February 2023

Contact details: Finance Manager, Andrew Luke Steel,

At Novozymes we commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. We recommend you not to attach a cover letter to your application. Instead, please include a few sentences in your resume/CV about why you are applying. To ensure a fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your resume/CV.

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability, or veteran status.

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