(Poistunut julkaisusta)

Head of Accounting
Roche Oy

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 6.11.2018

We in Roche are fully committed in Doing Now What Patients Need Next.

We are looking for a Head of Accounting to be responsible for the accounting function within the Finnish affiliate. As an enterprise minded leader, you have the ability to bring the agile way of working, empowering decision making and proactively driving the cultural transformation that we initiated within Roche Finland.

Head of Accounting

We in Roche are fully committed in Doing Now What Patients Need Next.

As an enterprise minded leader, the Head of Accounting will be responsible for the accounting function within the affiliate, including reporting, month end and year end accounting, tax and projects. She/he will manage one resource.

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will enable best practice building, represent Roche Finland within the Roche global accounting community and ensure finance processes are lean and effective.

You will have deep insights into your area and a desire to learn other areas of expertise. You will be able to work independently and influence others to deliver the best experience to all stakeholders. You are a Finance professional with project management know-how and a strong entrepreneurial mindset. You have a strong desire to experiment how work is performed, and you can quickly identify ways to streamline processes/activities while still providing the best customer experience.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare all statutory postings required under local GAAP and statutory financial statements
  • IFRS accounting and reporting
  • Actively participate in month-end close activities, such as reporting, data reconciliation, preparation/reviewing of journal entries
  • Reconcile annual legal entity reporting between IFRS and local GAAP
  • Oversee tax
  • Be the main contact for external and internal auditors
  • Ensure compliance with group accounting standards
  • Support the Finance Director and Head of Controlling with additional reporting
  • Manage and/or support major accounting projects and their implementation, in coordination with Group Accounting
  • Represent the Finnish affiliate within the Roche accounting community
  • Manage one resource

Candidate Requirements - You display strong stakeholder management, with the ability to influence at all levels and to position ideas and manage expectations of various stakeholders. You think out of the box, strategically beyond the immediate future and are well versed in relationship-building in a multi-cultural environment.

  • A Bachelor degree is required, and a master degree in accounting/controlling is preferred
  • Professional accounting qualification in Finnish statutory reporting and year-end closing with a well-developed accounting mindset and ability to communicate complex accounting topics and recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Experience in completing financial reports for statutory reporting
  • Must be able to translate principles of Finance theory into practical application and be capable of providing guidance to Finance and business
  • Knowledge and experience using SAP and Excel
  • Team player, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and bring the agile way of working, empowered decision making
  • Fluency in English and in Finnish


Matteo Pietra will be available for inquiries on Nov 12th at 15-17, phone +358 50 409 6168.


Kindly send your application and CV together with your salary request by Nov 18th, 2018.