Mumbai, India (hybrid: 3 days office, 2 days home)

Senior Manager – Management Accounts (India)

Mumbai, India (hybrid: 3 days office, 2 days home)

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are an agile, committed, and experienced finance professional with a commitment to excellence, and a desire to lead, and ready to make a significant impact on the success of our organisation, then we want to hear from you!

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 160 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are: 

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands, and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers, and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, Spain, and South Korea. 

We are an agile, committed, and innovative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology. 

About the role:

As Senior Manager – Management Accounts, you will lead our finance team based in India, utilising your extensive experience in management accounting, financial reporting, and team leadership.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this role requires strong managerial skills, a deep understanding of financial principles, a proven track record of driving excellence in financial operations, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Main responsibilities & duties:

  • Lead and manage the team of management accountants, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure high performance and professional development
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the management accounting team, including general ledger management, journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, cost categorisations, and cash posting
  • Ensure the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of financial reporting, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and provide strategic financial insights to support decision-making
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in financial processes and systems
  • Act as a key liaison between finance and other departments, fostering strong relationships and promoting effective communication and collaboration
  • Provide leadership and direction in the execution of transformational finance projects, driving innovation and change management initiatives
  • Monitor compliance with regulatory requirements and internal controls, implementing measures to mitigate risks and ensure adherence to standards
  • Participate in strategic planning and budgeting processes, providing financial analysis and recommendations to support business objectives
  • Prepare and present financial reports and analyses to senior management and stakeholders, highlighting key performance indicators and variance analysis
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Act as a subject matter expert on financial matters, providing guidance and support to the finance team and other stakeholders as needed

About you:

Candidates with relevant leadership experience within a large-scale or multinational pharmaceutical company, manufacturing industry or similar commercial background are likely to have the skills required to be successful in this role. We are also looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Professional certification such as CA, CMA, or equivalent
  • Progressive experience in management accounting, financial reporting, and team management, preferably in a manufacturing or multinational environment
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills, with the ability to inspire, motivate, and develop a high-performing team
  • Expertise in financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning
  • Extensive experience in managing general ledger activities, journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and cost accounting
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, etc.) and proficiency in MS Excel
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and implementing best practices to optimise financial operations
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct in all aspects of work

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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