IT Business Partner - Finance Applications


Offered by:

Octapharma AG


IT Business Partner – Finance Applications

In the role as Business Partner for our Finance area, you will be reporting to the Head of Business Applications. Your colleagues will be the team of business partners within the IT organization, and you will lead your own team focusing on the Finance area. You will have many stakeholders within the finance area in an international setup. 

Your challenges

  • Responsible for managing applications around finance, controlling, reporting, treasury and CSR/ESG.
  • Leading the team of 4 direct reports and coordinating work with external consultants.
  • The opportunity to deliver solutions by yourself – hands-on.
  • Identify new technologies and best-practices within the Finance area.
  • Development strategies and roadmaps for applications within Finance area.
  • Collaborate with IT and Business teams to ensure successful delivery of projects.
  • Communicate the value of IT investments to business leaders and stakeholders.
  • Manage budgets and resources for IT initiatives.
  • Participate in the Business Applications leadership team.


Your profile

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree - preferably in information technology, finance or controlling
  • 5+ years’ experience with finance processes, application management and analytics tools like PowerBI. Could be as consultant, business partner, internal controller.
  • At least 3 years’ experience with managing teams.
  • Deep subject matter expertise with SAP and financial planning and reporting systems.
  • Experience with project management – a certification is beneficial.
  • Fluent in English. German is an advantage.
  • Structured, drive for excellence and a positive “we make things happen” attitude.


What's the best thing about working with us?

  • You help save lives. - Every day is meaningful as we produce lifesaving medicines
  • Family values. - Long-term perspective for employees and relationships
  • Be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package.
  • You will have a high level of influence where you can make a difference and leave your footprint.
  • Work with skilled and fun colleagues in a relatively informal organization
  • Skills development - We offer various internal and external employee and leadership trainings, trainee programs and digital solutions.



Please apply in English. If you have questions about the position, contact Ms. Claudia Vignau, Recruiter; +41 55 451 21 35. 

If you proceed in the process

  • We will endeavor to review your profile as quickly as possible and provide you with feedback
  • The next step is to conduct a phone interview, which takes about 30 minutes.

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