Corporate Finance Manager (m/f/d)

Pfizer Inc.

Vienna, Austria

Job posting number: #7237118 (Ref:pf-4910410)

Posted: April 18, 2024

Job Description

All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. As we continue to develop healthcare products and expand our business globally, we are consistently looking for new talents. Right now, we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:

Corporate Finance Manager (m/f/d)

permanent position in Vienna

You can look forward to:

Pfizer's Global Business Solutions (GBS) Financial Solution organization delivers best-in-class accounting, finance and compliance operations globally for the Pfizer enterprise. The industry-leading GBS value proposition is to centralize, standardize and optimize complex processes and in delivering a quality service at a reasonable cost with a compliance mindset. The scope of services provided by the GBS finance organization include Record to Report processes: Accounting, Corporate Accounting, Statutory Reporting, Financial Reporting, the Intercompany Center of Excellence (CoE), Financial Master Data Governance, Risk Management / Compliance,  Capital CoE, Inventory CoE and Balance Sheet CoE; Transaction Processing in Invoice to Pay, Indirect Tax, Order to Cash, Credit Risk and Gross to Net, Manufacturing Finance support; Operational Transfer Pricing CoE; GFS Treasury Operations CoE, and MAPP Administration CoE. The Corporate Finance Manager is accountable for ensuring local Country Management strategies and planning are in alignment with statutory, legal, regulatory and jurisdictional guidance. The role together with Business Finance provides Finance services in market to ensure Pfizer’s continued operations. The Financial Controller manages financial matters with respect to the commercial Legal Entities in market. The role acts as the primary “in market” liaison and single point of escalation for any financial operational issues between the Country Manager, Business Finance and the GFS organization, and advises country management on the proper statutory financial treatment for market specific plans. This role requires extensive collaboration with Business Finance, Country Management and market teams as well as GFS Statutory CoE and the Regional and Global GFS sites and COE leaderships to ensure the integrity of Pfizer market financial data.


  • Accountable for ensuring the market’s financial operations are aligned with statutory, legal, regulatory and jurisdictional guidance.
  • Advises country management on the proper statutory financial treatment for market specific strategies and plans
  • Responsible for all legal entity company secretarial requirements for their market where required
  • Responsible for gross to net revenue accruals and accounting.
  • Responsible for monthly close process including P&L analyses
  • Lead statutory market audit, prepare market audit documentation and financial statement bridges
  • Prepare annual management report
  • Acts as primary liaison with pension fund actuary for the pension funds in their jurisdiction. Determines financial implications for changes in pension valuation and plans to address.
  • Actively participates in periodic profit reviews with the OTP COE ensuring that profit adjustments account for any local GAAP/US GAAP differences.
  • Provides local market intelligence and knowledge to support transfer pricing in market in conjunction with the OTP COE.
  • Issues the monthly employer contribution payments and coordinates timely submission together with payroll team
  • Serves as finance market contact between Statutory COE and KPMG (external auditors) for market audits
  • Serves as the local point of contact between Global Tax, tax authorities and local finance, for any tax audits
  • Prepares local statutory GAAP technical accounting guidance papers and provide technical advice as it relates to local statutory accounting
  • Prepare GL account reconciliations
  • Responsible for local bank account management (create / delete users, provide accounting details to R2R)
  • Responsible for annual speaker renumeration submission (Art 109 submission)
  • Responsible for master data maintenance (Cost Centers, Cost Center Tax Tag, WBS Elements, GL Accounts)

You offer:

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics or Professional accounting designation, such as CPA, Chartered Accountant (as per market norms).
  • 5-10 years of experience in finance, accounting or business, with significant experience in controllership and tax
  • Fluent German and English is required
  • Demonstrated ability to build cross-functional business relationships with leaders and finance team peers across borders and virtually
  • Previous experience of project management in a matrix environment
  • Proven track record in developing external relationships with local financial regulatory authorities and leadership in the local finance community
  • Visible demonstration of and performance record in exemplifying the Pfizer Values and Behaviors
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration and influence skills; ability to influence at all levels, be persuasive, a good listener and assimilator of diverse ideas and perspectives
  • ERP/SAP knowledge required

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Corporate health management like „Pfizer in Balance“, vaccination programs, medical checkups, first-aid-trainings and more
  • Staff restaurant with lunch allowance
  • 24-hour-accident insurance for (non-)work related accidents in Austria
  • Flexible working hours with Homeoffice-option
  • Various career and development opportunities thanks to e.g. Growth Gigs and Mentoring
  • Recognition for company anniversaries, monetary gifts for special occasions such as marriage or childbirth
  • Social engagement as part of corporate volunteering

The salary depends on your educational background and expertise as well as your previous experiences but will at least amount to € 69.000 gross p.a. on a fulltime base.

Together we represent:

Breakthroughs that change patients' livesTM – At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: Courage, Excellence, Equity and Joy. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives. Learn more about Pfizer as an employer via:


We are looking forward to your online application with all complete document (CV and Cover Letter - these as well as additional documents can be added and uploaded at the “Resume/CV” section of the “My Experience” page.) Apply today via

Pfizer's aim is to provide equality of opportunity in the recruitment process by avoiding discrimination on the grounds of: sex, age, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability. At Pfizer we are creating an organisation and promoting a culture that respects each individual's unique character and life experiences, and reflects the diversity of our customers and markets. We will achieve this through fostering and sustaining an environment in which every colleague feels valued and supported, thus enabling superior business results.


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Job posting number:#7237118 (Ref:pf-4910410)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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