Head of Finance Brazil - Sao Paulo

Lieu: Brazil - Sao Paulo

Fonction: Finance and Controlling

Niveau de Séniorité: Director

Votre profil

Vifor Pharma, a world leading Nephrology, Iron Deficiency and Cardio-Renal pharmaceutical company, is experiencing rapid growth due to the realization, continued expansion, and optimization of its pipeline and portfolio strategy.

We are currently looking for an experienced Pharma Head of Finance for Brazil. In this exciting position you will be in charge of the accurate and comprehensive local financial management and act as a single point of contact for all accounting in general and administrative activities run in the Brazilian site. As a key member of the Brazilian Leadership Team, you will be actively participating and contributing to strengthening the Vifor Pharma business in Brazil. You will be directly reporting to the LATAM Regional Finance Head.

Key Tasks

Financial Management
  • Monitors sales, expenditure, invoice processing
  • Provides financial information to GM Brazil on a regular and ad hoc basis
  • Works with HQ finance to ensure efficient monthly closing of accounts
  • Manages local bank accounts, payroll and external payments
  • Provide concurrence for Tax matters: ICMS, PIS/COFINS, ISS, Income Tax, Withholdings, Transfer Price, Financial Transactions Tax
  • Lead Administration for IT, Car Fleet and Facility
Financial Processes
  • Establish and run a monthly financial process which support achievement of financial Objectives
  • Ensure monthly reporting documentation is completed accurately and timelines are met
  • Establish relevant SOPs to ensure compliance with local and HQ financial requirements
  • Establish, monitor and review levels of authority in line with corporate guidance
  • Internal Corporate and External Audits attendance
  • Supports annual planning cycle by providing information and analysis
  • Produces financial information for inclusion in submissions/presentations
  • Supports business cases for portfolio expansion
  • Controls overall effectiveness of marketing finance and identifies potential for improvement
Rolling Forecasts and Orders
  • Operates a monthly S&OP Process involving relevant stakeholders
  • Works with supply chain to ensure accurate forecasting, timely ordering and avoid stock-outs
Compliance management
  • Work with GM Brazil to ensure compliance with local and global requirements
  • Support audits


Minimum Requirements
  • University educated in a specific/economic/financial subject
  • Qualified accountant familiar with command accounting standards
  • Minimum 10 year experience in an operational and management finance role with growing responsibilities
  • Minimum 5 years in equivalent position in a pharmaceutical company
  • Experience with financial reporting and related tools and systems
  • Strong analytical capability coupled with high capability in managed data and utilizing analytical tools
  • Experience of providing financial forecasts and analysis to support business processes and proposals
  • Strong team working skills and experience
  • Experience in working with business process outsourcing
  • Experience of working with partners/ clients would be useful
  • Demonstrated ability to provide financial analysis but turn into insight and recommendations
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to work under pressure taking accountability to solve problems and face challenges
  • Proven strong determination and leadership skills balanced with an open-minded character
  • Fluent level in English, both in oral and written communications
  • Computer skills, with higher level understanding of Excel and PowerPoint
  • High level of competency with spreadsheets and other financial tools
  • Willingness to continue growing and to lead by example.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and team-based skills
  • Strong social and emotional skills to cope with the pressure of a changing and growing environment
  • Takes ownership and accountability
  • Hands-on and problem-solving attitude vs. blaming others
  • Applies excellent communications and influencing skills; speaks up and challenges the status quo when needed with respect and integrity
  • Demonstrates strong ethics and enforces compliance with Vifor standards and values

A propos de nous

Le groupe Vifor Pharma est une entreprise pharmaceutique internationale spécialisée. Son ambition est de devenir le leader mondial dans les domaines de la carence en fer, de la néphrologie et des traitements cardio-rénaux. L’entreprise est le partenaire de choix pour les médicaments et les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. Le groupe Vifor Pharma aspire à aider les patients du monde entier atteints de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. La société développe, fabrique et commercialise des produits pharmaceutiques offrant des soins de précision aux patients. Le groupe Vifor Pharma occupe une position de premier plan dans toutes ses activités clés. Il se compose des entreprises suivantes: Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care); et OM Pharma.

Le groupe Vifor Pharma a son siège en Suisse et est coté à la Bourse suisse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).

Pour de plus amples informations, veuillez consulter www.viforpharma.com/career

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