Finance Director, Legal & Compliance, Open to flexible working

5 days left

Location
Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
17 Nov 2021
Closes
08 Dec 2021
Ref
309123
Contract Type
Permanent

Be You’ at GSK.

At GSK, we're a company with a purpose to help people do more, feel better and live longer. We realize that our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best. Therefore, we want all applicants to be able to perform their best throughout the recruitment process.

We will be delighted to hear from talented individuals that align to our values. These are at the heart of everything we do and include: Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork.

When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living our values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities. In return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Together, we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us.

As an employer, we empower you to be yourself, share ideas and work collaboratively.

Finance Business Partner Director, Legal & Compliance

In this role you will…

  • Provide financial and strategic advice to Legal & Compliance LT stakeholders (CET/SVPs/VPs), actively contributing to delivery of overall financial reporting and performance. (In addition to this and separate to the L&C LT, you will also act as the key point of contact for the Chief Compliance Officer and their respective LT).
  • Build collaborative and trusted working relationships with senior stakeholders in the function, and across finance, that ensure successful finance partnering.
  • Ensure adherence to challenging financial targets by close financial management, including highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance, and proactively identifying risks and opportunities to meeting business and financial objectives.
  • Drive cost consciousness across the function, increasing engagement and skills development amongst L&C LT budget holders; drive business planning insights and accountability by ensuring budgets and forecasts are aligned and allocated according to the priorities of the function.
  • Provide support to the Function FD by proactively identifying opportunities and raising challenges to meet business objectives and mitigate risks.
  • Build and manage a diverse team of professionals working across different geographic locations.
  • Oversee the execution of financial controls and interaction with the internal and external auditors.

Why you?

Qualifications & Skills:

  • University Degree and a recognised finance qualification (CIMA, ACCA etc.)
  • Significant experience in financial controlling, financial reporting, or financial audit roles with a deep understanding of management reporting and financial planning.
  • Experience leading diverse teams and working in a global organisation across a matrix environment with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Strong communicator with experience working in English speaking organisations, with the capability to see the big picture and effectively prioritise both short and long-term objectives.

Preferred Qualifications & Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to drive a continuous improvement mind set.
  • Able to build relationships and influence at the highest levels of the business, thinking strategically, challenging senior stakeholders, and acting as a catalyst for change through strong Finance Partnering.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers.  As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it.  Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially.

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