Job title: Controller (French speaking)

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Flexible working: 60% home, 40% office

Job type: Permanent, Full-time

About the job

We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started?

Join Sanofi in one of our corporate functions and you can play a vital part in the performance of our entire business while helping to make an impact on millions around the world. As a Controller, you’ll help find new, innovative ways to control sales and operating expenses. The team is heavily focused on transformation, so there will be lots of opportunities for you to improve processes and implement best-in-class ways of working.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage operational controlling activities for sales/gross to net, industrial costing, and operating/capital expenses.

  • Partner with Finance Business Partners (FBPs) to support Business Leaders.

  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly closing, sharing results with FBPs and Budget Owners.

  • Prepare monthly commentary to explain variances between actual results, budget, and forecasts.

  • Develop Opex and headcount forecasts, track actuals, approve projects, and provide direction to business owners.

  • Oversee project management, ensuring compliance with Sanofi methods and Asset Management procedures.

  • Identify risks and opportunities affecting forecasts, and continuously improve financial processes and compliance.

About you

Expected skills and experience:

  • Diversified financial controlling experience.

Soft skills :

  • Proven ability to build partnerships and influence business decisions.

  • High attention to detail and ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines.

  • Strong organizational skills for managing multiple projects.

  • Effective at leading through influence and developing rapport with stakeholders.

  • Adaptable and able to work in a complex, international matrix environment.

Technical skills:

  • Advanced Excel skills, must be able to download data and use pivot tables, V-look ups, macros, etc.

  • Demonstrated ethical behavior, strong analytical capabilities, and strategic thinking.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French, with proven experience working across multiple stakeholders.

  • Technology savvy, agile learner with proficiency in Sanofi platforms, systems, and tools.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or any related field is required.

Preferred :

  • MBA and/or CPA.

  • Pharmaceutical and public accounting experience.

  • Commercial Finance and Gross to Net.

  • TM1 and SAP experience.

​Why choose us?

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team.

  • An attractive, market-oriented salary and cafeteria benefits.

  • Flexible home office policy, with a possibility to work up to 60% of time from home / where you can easily schedule your office days.

  • Work from an "Office of the Year 2023" award winner.

  • Collective life and accident insurance.

  • Yearly medical check-up.

  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training of new employees and we will dedicate a Buddy for you to better navigate in your first weeks.

  • Your own career path within Sanofi.

  • Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully

  • Join a great community & special events (Monthly Board Game Nights, Summer Events, Well-Being Lectures & Sport Clubs).

Pursue Progress. Discover Extraordinary.

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at sanofi.com!

Discover our Code of Conduct (https://www.codeofconduct.sanofi/) , that serves as the moral compass that guides us when chasing the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Please ensure to have read this document before applying.

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Pursue progress , discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkpDBZ-CJKw&t=67s) and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at sanofi.com (https://www.sanofi.com/en/our-responsibility/equality-and-inclusiveness) !