Job title: (Senior) Industrial Costing Controller

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

  • Calculate Industrial standard costs per Group Methods & procedures and monitor Industrial KPIs to meet objectives.

  • Deliver accurate reporting and meaningful variance analysis (Absorption, Yield, Destruction).

  • Propose and implement continuous improvement and process simplification opportunities.

  • Work effectively across multiple systems (SAP, Boost, Power BI, etc.) and increase financial and business acumen.

  • Collaborate with supply chain, procurement, and production to build forecast requirements (Budget, T1/T2, rolling forecast).

  • Support finance transformation initiatives, ensuring compliance with SOX and internal controls.

  • Build strong partnerships with Finance Business Partners, promote best practice sharing, and develop a positive, inclusive team atmosphere.

About you

  • 3+ years of experience in a diversified financial controlling or accounting

Soft skills :

  • Build partnerships across business levels, influencing and shaping decisions.

  • High attention to detail, quality, and ability to operate under pressure and strict deadlines.

  • Lead through influence with strong organization skills to manage multiple projects.

  • Develop rapport and credibility with stakeholders, working effectively across international work streams.

  • Adaptable in a complex matrix environment and act as a change agent to propose and drive changes.

​​ Technical skills :

  • Advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables, V-lookups, macros, and data downloads.

  • Demonstrated ethical behavior in challenging situations and strong analytical capabilities with attention to detail and strategic thinking.

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

  • Technology savvy, business-oriented, and agile learner, capable of working in multiple systems and tools.

  • Solid grasp of evolving Sanofi technology platforms, processes, and controls, including SAGA.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required


  • 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!

Discover our Code of Conduct ( , 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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