Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Warsaw


Director of Finance and Services (DFS)  is responsible for providing Financial leadership, direction and control for the complex affiliate including commercial, clinical operations,  global IT solutions center, regional procurement  and IT hubs.
The DFS works with the General Manager and the leadership team to set strategies and deliver plans to achieve the short and long term goals of the business.
The DFS leads the Finance & Services function to provide effective support to the business in its day to day operations, whilst ensuring strong financial governance
Key Activities
Reporting, Analysis, Forecasting & Planning
Guide the business in meeting short to long-term goals by providing relevant financial as well as non-financial information & business insights
Drive a simple and fit-for-purpose business planning process that captures key strategic directions
Proactively identify key challenges & opportunities & assess their impact on the organisation
Ensure the organisation has appropriate and timely access to data sets for monitoring to improve decision making
Business Partnering & Decision Making Support
Assess the company’s  financial & non-financial performance & advise the GM & LT on relevant risks, conflicts, opportunities & challenges
Provide financial information to relevant teams to assist them  to meet their goals
Provide leadership in allocating financial resources & provide advice & counsel to optimally align investment
Provide finance perspectives to the overall company strategy
Finance Operations
Ensure integrity & reliability of all financial statements
Establish & maintain robust financial systems, processes & finance controls to ensure integrity & reliability of data
Manage the local finance & accounting function, ensuring adherence to Roche Group Accounting (FGA) & local accounting standards
Provide support to the whole organisation in the area of Facilities Management, Procurement, Forecasting
Act as a role model to the entire organisation
Exhibits GROW mindset
At least three years of experience in a leadership finance position
Strong leadership competencies
Proven track record of impactful involvement in commercial strategy creation
Management experience of large, diverse teams
Core Competencies and Leadership Commitments
People Leadership – demonstrated through the Roche People Leadership Commitments:
I take a genuine interest in people
I listen carefully, tell the truth, and explain the why
I empower and trust people to make decisions
I discover and develop the potential in people
I strive for excellence and extraordinary results
I set priorities and simplify work
I congratulate people for a job well done
Strategic Agility – Maintains focus on a long term strategy while successfully adapting to changing environmental conditions. Provides focus and direction to successfully navigate complexity and uncertainty.
Innovation – Fosters a culture that leverages diversity and unique perspectives. Has vision; often brings up ideas about potentials and possibilities for the future.
Achieving results – Aligns organisational resources to accomplish key objectives in an agile way.
Technical and business expertise – Has a firm grasp of external conditions affecting the organisation. Builds alliances with internal and external customers that strengthen our reputation and create new value.
Teamwork and collaboration – Builds bridges and networks across geographical, cultural and functional boundaries to enhance collaboration. Brings out the best in people. Seeks common ground in an effort to resolve conflicts.
Communication – Clearly articulates even the most complex concepts.
Inspiring and Influencing – Infuses the organisation with a sense of purpose. Rallies support throughout the organisation to get things done.
Decision Making – Understands the broad context for decisions and reflects that context in how decisions are made. Makes good decisions even in the face of ambiguous circumstances or contradictory requirements. Committed to ensure that decisions are made on the right level in the organization.
Minimum five years of experience in finance (including finance-related degree)
University Degree/MBA in Finance or related
Fluent in English
Polish language is a differential advantage
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About the company

Roche is a Swiss global health-care company that operates worldwide under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Its holding company, Roche Holding AG, has bearer shares listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

The company headquarters are located in Basel and the company has many pharmaceutical and diagnostic sites around the world – including: Tucson, AZ; Pleasanton, CA; Vacaville, California, Oceanside, California, Branchburg, NJ; Indianapolis, Indiana; Florence, South Carolina; and Ponce, Puerto Rico in the US; Welwyn Garden City and Burgess Hill in the UK; Clarecastle in Ireland; Mannheim and Penzberg in Germany; Mississauga and Laval in Canada; Shanghai in China; Mumbai & Hyderabad in India; São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Segrate, Milan in Italy; Johannesburg in South Africa; Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan. There are 26 manufacturing sites worldwide.

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