As a finance organization we continuously transform to react to the changing environment and our internal learnings, while we ensure high financial integrity. In support of this journey we are now hiring a
Associate Director Financial Risk Assurance & Transformation (m/f/d)
The Associate Director Financial Risk Assurance & Transformation (m/f/d) reports to the Country Finance Lead and is part of the local finance leadership team. The role covers a combination of responsibilities: enabling the transformation of the organization and keeping oversight of the control environment.
As Associate Director Transformation, she/he supports the organization in shaping the ‘the Finance Organization of the Future’, drives initiatives which enable this transformation and builds a network of stakeholders in this process. As member of the local finance leadership team the Transformation Specialist has strong interpersonal skills, displays a transformational mindset and lives a high standard of values like respect, transparency, openness and trust.
As Associate Director Risk Assurance, she/he is primarily responsible to drive an effective internal end-to-end control environment, in compliance with GAAP, SOX 404, corporate policies and statutory requirements (commercial / tax law) for all (Animal / Human Health) entities in the German market in close co-operation with corporate audit and the statutory audit company. All financial and other administrative processes and systems are standardized on a global level. There is a close co-operation with a Business Service Center (BSC) in Prague, Czech Republic and different Centers of Excellence in place. Audit activities and process/system modifications must be aligned with these partners.
Key responsibilities in the area of Transformation:
Key focus areas of Financial Risk Assurance:
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Who we are
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.
We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.
What we look for
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.
We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively for the common good. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
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