Specialist (French Speaker) - Operational Cash Management

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  38584

Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like:

Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Execute daily banking activities, which includes transactions in the AR for customers, in the AP for payments and in the GL for all the rest;
  • Ability to reconcile, maintain and clear accounts, managing cash effectively;
  • Process invoices and credit notes;
  • Responsible for the monitoring and reconciliation of customer accounts;
  • Monitor dunning and collections management considering local requirements;
  • Knowledge in the collections process (is a plus);
  • Resolve customers/vendors payment related queries;
  • Support month-end and closing processes, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures;
  • Ability to autonomously identify, analyze and solve issues;
  • Specialized proficiency in the end-to-end OCM processes;
  • Interact with respective Business Partners and/or with the relevant operating units (e.g. for clarification of complex accounting issues);
  • Provide knowledge by developing and implementing operational projects;
  • Ensure internal controls and best practices are followed;
  • Proficiency in the customer service/care;
  • Continuous development (technical knowledge and soft skills) through a Personal Development Plan.


What you'll bring to the table:

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Accounting or Finance degree (or in other related fields);
  • Professional Experience in relevant areas with 2/3 years (GBS industry is a plus);
  • Good knowledge of accounting standards;
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and SAP FI;
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with a strategic mindset;
  • Team player, quality and service-oriented;
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills;
  • Willing to learn, collaborate and to develop new skills;
  • Highly motivated and flexible;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French (mandatory); additional European languages are a plus.



Andreia Rodrigues, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact:
Fabiana Guerra

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