Oriola AB

Head of Financial Shared Services

Oriola is a Finnish listed company with a solid expertise within the pharmaceutical sector. We have more than one hundred years of experience in medicine distribution in Sweden and over 70 years in Finland, and we unite all actors in the field from pharmaceutical companies to consumers in a unique way. With the help of our professional and committed employees, we promote the wellbeing of people and animals. We ensure that medicines as well as health and wellbeing products are delivered in a safe and customer-friendly manner to pharmacies, veterinarians, retailers, or our dose dispensing customers. Our expert services support pharmaceutical companies throughout the entire lifespan of a product. With us, you will have access to a wealth of expertise and inspiring opportunities in all our businesses.Our purpose is ‘Health for life’. With us, you will join an open and collaborative culture. We support and care for each other and our customers. To thrive with us, you will need to be open, proactive and responsible – and we will help you to develop your strengths and progress along your professional journey. At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative and responsibility, and working together.Do you want to work towards an even healthier future? Join us!

We want to help people make healthy choices and feel better. To ensure this, our business keeps evolving. We are growing and developing within health and wellbeing and developing our services and pharmacies. Our important role in society gives a great purpose to working with us. In return, we expect you to aim as high as we do. You will need to be customer oriented and proactive. Together we work towards an even healthier future.

We are currently looking for a Head of Financial Shared Services to join our team in Stockholm. In this role you will lead a team of twelve persons working with Accounting, Reporting and Accounts Payable and Receivable operations in Sweden. You will be responsible for month end closings and reporting to the Group and ensure the compliance with internal and external reporting requirements (e.g. local GAAP, IFRS, tax). The company strives to work according to Lean. This means that contributing with suggestions of improvements for the business is part of the position as well. You will also lead process and document development within the OFSS. 

This role is located at Oriola’s office at Kungsholmen in Stockholm and reports to Director Group Financial Controlling in Espoo, Finland.

What you’ll be doing;

  • Provide leadership, clear direction and line management to the team
  • Lead system development In Sweden as Finance process owner 
  • Lead process and document development in Financial Shared Services function In Sweden
  • Timely and accurate reporting to the Group 
  • Organize and prioritize workloads to meet the demands of the roles
  • Responsible for audit process
  • Participate in working with Lean improvements
  • Participate in the departments’ other occurring tasks

Qualifications

  • Master or Bachelor degree within accounting or finance or equivalent area
  • Minimum three years of experience from a similar role including leadership
  • Good IT knowledge (many IT systems are utilized)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Fluent in English and Swedish, both in writing and in speech

Personality

  • Calm, trustworthy and positive leader
  •  You are a collaborative person with a “can-do attitude”. You can easily build cross-functional networks and trusting relationships.
  • Self-driven, goal-focused with good understanding of business profitability drivers.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly within the organization. 
  • Being flexible in terms of business and operational changes

We offer

  • Meaningful work in purpose driven organization, Health for life. 
  • Great team spirit and fun colleagues from Sweden and Finland.
  • Interesting forward leaning organization with high ambitious for sustainability.
  • Interesting business in the middle of the health industry from B2B service business.

Our purpose is ‘Health for life’. With us you will join an open and collaborative culture. We support and care for each other, our customers and our communities. To thrive with us you will need to be open, proactive and responsible – and we will help you to develop your strengths and progress along your professional journey. At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative and responsibility, and working together.

Do you want to work towards an even healthier future? Join us!

Kontakt

Vid ytterligare frågor, kontakta oss:

Sophie Karlsson
Executive Search Consultant
+46 761 62 99 10
Menal Suliman
Senior Search Associate
+46 736 19 85 15