Nordic Finance Director to Ferring Pharmaceuticals

On behalf of Ferring Pharmaceuticals Nordic commercial cluster, we are now searching for a Nordic Finance Director who will have the overall responsibility for all financial activities in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland (via agent).

The Nordic commercial cluster has a team of 33 persons, some of them working from home-offices and others at the headquarter based in Malmö, Sweden. The Finance Director reports to the General Manager, Ferring pharmaceutical commercial, Nordic cluster and functionally to the Head of Finance Europe based in Switzerland. 

The role as Finance Director will also include responsibility for local logistics and supply chain management. This will entail the local forecasting, budgeting, and reporting, in compliance with existing fiscal and civil regulations, as well as with specific company policies and accounting principles in the Nordic countries. The Finance Director will develop a broad understanding of finance targets across local Ferring organization and build capacity for the local finance team (5 persons) to develop. The role plays an important part as a business partner to the cluster management team, while at the same time, being accountable to drive key processes at the operational level. Ferring Pharmaceuticals offers a challenging position in a dynamic multinational company which strives to help improving the quality of life for patients. You will be part of a multicultural team with intense international cooperation.

You have a university degree in Finance or Economics, and you master at least one of the Scandinavian languages. You have excellent English skills, written and spoken. We expect you to have at least 10- years’ finance experience in multinational environments with significant intercompany activity. In addition, strong solid understanding of financial and accounting principles and processes is required, preferable in more than one Nordic country.

We also expect solid experience in leading, managing and developing a professional finance team, on- and offshore. You have strong project and change management skills and an analytical mindset. Strong communication and stakeholder management skills is a requirement, and you are used to work independently with the ability to influence multiple stakeholders. The right candidate has the ability of setting long-term financial targets and sponsor performance improvement projects. As a person you are a self-starter with a proactive approach and a sharp focus on quality and delivery who enjoys working strategically as well as at the operative level.

The position as Nordic Finance Director offers extensive opportunities for personal and professional growth within the company.

We would like to receive your application as soon as possible but no later than June 24 and interviews will be held on an on going basis. For further information please contact Anne Barbosa at People Impact + 46 40 35 48 88, who assist us in the recruitment. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Welcome to Ferring!


Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group active in global markets and has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. Ferring has evolved and grown since Frederik and Eva Paulsen founded the company in Malmö, Sweden in the 1950s. The team is built on a pioneering spirit and a drive to create life-changing treatments for people that need them. Today the headquarter is in Saint-Prex, Switzerland.

Ferring employs over 6,000 people across countries and the diversity of our team brings exciting ideas and innovation. By working together, we can apply new science to unmet needs to help people live better lives. Ferring is committed to supporting all employees in their career development and to ensuring all our team members receive the right level of support and progression. Ferring has R&D centers in Brazil, China, Denmark, India, Israel, Japan, Russia, Switzerland, the UK and two in the US. The main pharmaceutical development hub is in Copenhagen. The Copenhagen and Parsippany sites drive and execute product innovation and development of new molecular entities as well as further development of our existing in-line products to better meet patient needs or address new disease areas.

Ferring has manufacturing sites in 13 countries. In-house production is carried out in Argentina, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, India, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, the UK, and the US

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