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Associate Director, Finance Controllership, EMEA (12 month fixed term contract)


Supports the EMEA Finance Controller and EMEA, SVP Finance. This role is responsible for driving EMEA Cashflow and Capex processes as well as for the management of EMEA functional reporting. In addition, role ensures GAAP, controls and policies compliance across EMEA geographies. This role has managerial responsibilities over 1 FTE based in Budapest (Financial Analyst).

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can demonstrate expertise in working with global teams. He/she will initiate and support efforts to improve cashflow, forecasting and transaction analysis, and specific reporting to meet the needs of a highly complex and diverse working group (e.g. EMEA SVP Finance, EMEA President, Commercial Leaders) across multiple businesses and functions.


  • Responsible for driving EMEA Cashflow and Capex processes and related improvements
  • Responsible for management of EMEA functional reporting. Provide monthly commentary, variance analysis and recommendations on actuals and forecast trends, as well as review of budget preparations.
  • Partners with regional senior management as well as various EMEA stakeholder groups in projects or reviews such as identification of strategical CAPEX savings areas, onboarding IQVIA in strategic programs, creation of enhanced procedural frameworks.
  • Support cashflow optimization initiatives and partner with the local EMEA finance teams and the Global Financial Shared Services team to improve DSO.
  • Deliver ad hoc financial analysis for customized data and reports in a knowledgeable and flexible manner to aid in business decisions
  • Translate company cashflow objectives into country/cluster-specific DSO and past due targets, and monitor performance
  • Supports EMEA Financial Controller in activities ensuring EMEA internal controls compliance
  • Supports EMEA finance leadership team in other key activities such as Corporate Operating Review preparation or Corporate Functional Reviews
  • Provides US GAAP and internal IQVIA policies guidance to EMEA geographies as needed


  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) with minimum 7 years' of progressively responsible experience in the finance function
  • Extensive knowledge of both US and International accounting standards, internal controls best practice and SOX compliance.
  • Knowledge of financial systems, including ERP applications and reporting suites such as Hyperion.
  • Proven track record of results working with senior management in a consultative business approach.
  • Ability to influence outcomes.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies as they become prevalent and widely implemented including decision making, time management, and task prioritization
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and can make quality decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills and proven ability to work with global finance teams.
  • Ability to communicate with senior level management team and local finance executives
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Prior management experience required

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Associate Director, Finance Controllership, EMEA (12 month fixed term contract)

London, UK
Full Time

Published on 11/25/2021

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