Business Controller R&D 1 1

Fecha:  18 feb. 2024


Responsible for the control of the business unit/area/site in R&D, guaranteeing the correct follow-up and financial support, participating in the decision-making of the area/business.

Funciones y responsabilidades

  • Monitoring and improving the internal control processes assuring the consistence and the validation of the financial information in the area.
  • Supervision of the internal and external guidelines compliance (e.g compliance of the IFRS account guidelines, SCIFF).
  • Financial management and participation in the planning processes, Budget, Forecasting  and  5 years forecast, guaranteeing the compliance of the finance corporate guidelines and deadlines.
  • Financial support (Partnership) for the stakeholders creating healthy debates with the internal and/or external business partners and building a financial rigor in the discussions .
  • Financial control and reporting of the assigned departments/business units and  follow up with the business teams (costs, accruals, analysis, reporting, forecasting) and continuous monitoring of the R&D costs by cost center, accounts and projects understanding the main cost drivers (risks & opportunities, force-out).       
  • Monitoring the progress of the clinical studies and their impact on the costs ensuring monthly accruals, booking and payments of the invoices.
  • Preparing and analyzing the monthly area reporting and the corporate reporting package and ensuring the closing on time and quality.
  • Participating/coordinating the business case for external funding and subsidies and ensuring the documents for justification of the funding (e.g. accounting documents, audits)
  • Participating/coordinating business case of new projects for the RDMC and PC and the portfolio review with Project Management


University training: Economics, Business Admin. or similar, with complementary training (MBA or post graduate) is an advantage

Conocimientos específicos


  • Advanced user of SAP, BO and MS-office
  • (Master in Excel)
  • Proactive, analytical, methodical and organized. Critical approach.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Good English skills (writing and presentations)
  • Preferred: knowledge in the pharmaceutical sector


  • Familiar with the emission and analysis of the economical-financial reporting.
  • Preferred: knowledge in the pharmaceutical sector

Valores y competencias


  • Trust.
  • Innovation.
  • Teamwork.
  • Personal leadership.


  • Influence.
  • Analysis and decision-making.