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Finance Manager Nordics (based in Birmingham)

Align Technology
Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Join a team that is changing millions of lives.
Transforming smiles, changing lives.

At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person’s life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever’s next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our diverse and collaborative teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.

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About this opportunity
As the Finance Manager Nordics, you will be responsible for reporting the Nordics countries Performance of full product portfolio, financial forecasting, budgeting, metric analysis, cost controls, ad hoc financial analysis, and general finance support to all business partners.
You will develop strong relationships with all assigned business partners and maintain an objective mind in evaluating their performance as a group. You will work closely with the corporate FP&A team and report directly to the Finance Director UK, Ireland and Nordics.
In this role, you will...

Lead Finance Business Partner supporting all counties in the Nordic region for our two commercial channels (Ortho/GP).
Identify Risks & Opportunities and provide decision support to Sales, Marketing and General Administrative business partners.
Manage financial planning process related to EMEA operating expense. Including reviews and rationalization of financial inputs for annual operating plan and quarterly forecasts, ensuring financial plans are linked with operating objectives and in line with finance laws and regulations.
Prepare and distribute monthly reports and analysis on operating expense as compared to the operating plan and forecasts. Maintain standard financial metrics, helping business partners set financial benchmark goals as appropriate.
Improve the efficiency of forecasting processes and tools as required.
Cooperate with senior management and local level to ensure understanding of dynamics of business-related financial implications.
Own month end accruals process to ensure operating expenses are accurate & complete.
Be the point of contact for local audits & local finance related fillings.
Coordinate with other Departments (not limited to: Accounting, Tax, Supply Chain, Procurement, CR, Legal, Business Development etc.) on any ad-hoc, local related topics/projects.

In this role, you’ll need ...

Qualified accountant (ACA/ ACCA / CIMA or equivalent), or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field
5-7 years of relevant FP&A/Controlling experience
Highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects and time effectively
Willingness to get stuck in with a “roll your sleeves up” attitude
Fluent in English. Beneficial but not required: Danish, Norwegian and/or Swedish
Significant knowledge and working experience with IFRS, Local GAAP and US GAAP
Understanding of internal control and SOX requirements
Strong analytical skills and experience in building models in MS Excel
Ability to communicate complex analysis clearly and effectively to senior management
Ability to prepare and analyse P&L components, with related financial metrics
Experience in SAP, Blacklines & Power BI, or similar tools, is a bonus but not essential
Ability to travel. This role is expected to be in the Copenhagen office for 1 week every month and spend 3 days a week at our Birmingham office for the remainder of the month.

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About Align
Align Technology is a publicly traded medical device company that is transforming smiles and changing lives. Our global team of talented employees develop innovative technology, tools and treatment options to help dental professionals worldwide achieve the clinical results they expect. Our digital ecosystem combines the power of technology to create beautiful smiles through the integration of AI and machine learning, digital imaging and visualization, biomechanics and material science to develop the Invisalign system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world; iTero Intraoral Scanners and OrthoCAD digital services. Did you know? Align is the world’s largest manufacturer of custom 3D-printed materials.

By joining Align, you will be part of a global, fast-growing company in one of the most dynamic industries. Great people, innovative technologies, and meaningful work - these are just some of the things employees say make Align Technology a great place to work.

Global Diversity Statement:
At Align, we believe in the power of a smile, and we know that every smile is as unique as our employees. As we grow, we will continue building a workforce of diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences and fostering a culture of open-mindedness and compassion for all our employees. We live our company values by promoting healthy people and healthy communities. All with the intent of changing millions of lives, one unique smile at a time.
Equal Opportunity Statement
It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all of our employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Align must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying for and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

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