Global FP&A Controller

Date:  4 Jun 2024
Department:  Global Finance
Team:  Accounting/Finance & Control
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Contract Type:  Permanent

Parma, IT

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceutical and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 30 countries with more than 6,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in its main therapeutic areas: Discover more here

We are proud to to have been awarded with B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes a transparent and ethical behavior at all levels.

We believe that the success of Chiesi is built and shaped by our people and our strong set of shared Values and Behaviors. Our people make a critical difference to our success, which is why it is vital that we attract and retain the right talent who will continue to enrich our culture by living and breathing our values and behaviors.

We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 


Chiesi Corporate Functions

These are all the functions based in Parma supporting the business: 

  • Global HR
  • Global Finance, Procurement & IT
  • Group Legal & Corporate Affairs
  • Global Communication & External Relations
  • Transformation
  • Global Strategy, SV&S and Business Development


Who we are looking for


We are looking for skilled, passionate and enthusiastic talents to become future finance leaders! 


The FP&A Team is part of the Global Finance Department and provide high-level guidance as well as operational support to Affiliates Finance teams concerning the main financial processes, such as Planning, Monthly Reporting and Year-End Closing.


The FP&A Team liaises mainly with the Franchise/BU and Regional Teams, the staff of the Countries, all other Global Finance functions (CFO and first reporting line, Global Accounting, Tax & Treasury, GICT) and the Top Management.



Main Responsibilities

Supervision and coordination from corporate perspective of financial planning and analysis activities across the group:

  • Preparation of Group Monthly Closing and Financial Planning reports and related analysis
  • Facilitating coordination of closing and planning operations across the FP&A team
  • Providing support and guidance to the FP&A regional teams and the Countries in the planning and control activities
  • Mastering, collecting and spreading reporting best practices across the global finance community
  • Coordinating the communication flow to the global finance community in terms of regular closing and planning activities
  • Ad hoc analysis and deep-dive on group data in support of Chiesi Top Management’s decision-making
  • Leadership and team membership of finance projects at Group level

Experience Required

At least 4 years of working experience either in the planning and controlling department.


Master Degree in Finance, Business Administration or Management Engineering.


Fluent English 

Technical Skills

  • Understanding of Pharma Business dynamics
  • Solid experience in planning and controlling processes
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and financial statements

Soft Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Learning agility
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem solving

What we offer

You would join a dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and friendly environment.
In Chiesi we firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we invest in continuous training, learning and development. Therefore, we strive to continuously promote and satisfy development needs, paying particular attention to the quality of our working environment and to collective well-being. 
We want our people to come to work happy every day, and we know how important it is to find the right work-life balance in order to be able to give our best. That is why we offer flexible working approach, remote working, support in the relocation process, tax assistance service for foreign colleagues and many other people-care services.