• Manager Global Record-to-Report Leiden
  • Robert Walters in Leiden, , Netherlands
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Pharming Group is looking for a Global Manager R2R. Their office is located in Leiden, but there is a hybrid working model in place. The company focuses on commercializing and developing life-saving medicine. You will be responsible for a team in the US and the Netherlands.

About Pharming
Pharming Group N.V. (Nasdaq: PHAR/Euronext Amsterdam: PHARM) is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare, debilitating, and life-threatening diseases. Pharming is commercializing and developing an innovative portfolio of protein replacement therapies and precision medicines, including small molecules, biologics, and gene therapies that are in early to late-stage development. Pharming is headquartered in Leiden, Netherlands, and has employees around the globe who serve patients in over 30 markets in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.

Our Culture
Pharming is committed to our core values: “We Care, We Collaborate, We... Walk the Talk”, which is complementary to our focus on self-development of our people, teamwork, leadership and being results orientated. In our growing organization, it is important that employees feel connected and engaged. Our core values enable our mission of bringing the unserved rare disease patients the solutions they need and create a clear pathway forward to meet our strategic goals and objectives.


Purpose of the role:
The Manager Global R2R (Record-to-Report) leads and supervises the (senior) Finance Officers, (senior/staff) accountants and payroll accountant in the Global RtR process.
He / She ensures accurate financial records in compliance with accounting standards IFRS, coordinating month-end and year-end closings, and providing leadership and guidance to the RtR team to achieve accurate and timely financial record-keeping in compliance with SOX. He/she continuously monitors, improves, evaluates and refines the RtR processes striving for a global harmonized, standardized, optimized RtR process aligned with Pharming’s needs and goals.

Areas of Responsibility:
Lead and Supervise
• Lead, motivate and supervise the Global RtR team (approx. 10 FTE), ensure that each team member is trained and qualified for their tasks.
• Build and foster a team environment where employees know what is expected from them, working together as a team is key and supports further individual & team development.
• Providing guidance and training to team members to enhance their skills and knowledge.

Finance Operations
• Maintain and manage accurate financial records in compliance with accounting standards, IFRS and internal policies & Pharming’s accounting manual, including journal entries, Sox compliant reconciliations and ledger postings.
• Identifies shortcomings in current RtR Finance processes & procedures and propose improvements to the Director Finance Operations.
• Ensure timely and accurate completion of month-end and year-end closing activities, including support for the financial statement preparation.
• Liaising with the Intern Control department, execute, maintain, and document internal controls and continues develop, implement and maintain internal controls to become and remain SOX compliant.

SAP Optimization, Continuous Improvement and Support:
• Optimize and continuously evaluate and improve the SAP RtR process in alignment with the organization specific financial requirements.
• Develop and implement global standardized R2R procedures and documentation to ensure consistency and compliance across the organization.
• Write user requirements that will be used as the basis for SAP technical specifications.
• Co-create a test plan to test and document process changes in SAP and ensure the test are successfully executed.

Change Management
• Lead, facilitate and implement changes in SAP RtR processes & systems and effectively manage the change within the RtR team.

Training and Documentation:
• Develop training materials and documentation for global RtR procedures and conducting training sessions for RtR team.
• Assist with internal and external audits, providing necessary documentation to support external auditors.


Your Profile:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Business Adminstration, Accounting or similar field.
• At least 4 years of relevant experience in a leadership or team lead role with focus on the RtR process and preferably SAP S/4; likely 8-12+ years of total relevant experience.
• Familiar and the ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment with proven leadership skills, and the ability to motivate, mentor, and develop the R2R team.
• Ideally worked for a pharmaceutical or biotech company.
• Profound knowledge of accounting principles IFRS, financial regulations, and financial reporting tools.
• Solid understanding of internal controls, compliance, and regulatory requirements in NL and the US. Preferably SOX experience as well.
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English and preferably also in Dutch.

Job Offer

What you'll get in return
• We offer you a permanent position (starting with a one-year contract), with an excellent remuneration scheme, including:
• A highly competitive salary
• 8.33% holiday allowance (for NL)
• A minimum of 30 vacation days
• An excellent pension plan
• Commuting allowance

You will also join our Learning & Development program, which can offer a tailor made development plan, based on your personal and professional needs. Learning opportunities are everywhere, in all forms imaginable and we want to create learning memories for all “Pharmers”.
Also important! We truly value a healthy life-work balance with a lot of flexibility.

Are you interested and do you believe you fit the criteria? Please apply directly and we will reach out to you. Thank you in advance
Leiden Netherlands (+1 other)


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