Project Finance Risk Manager

At GSK Finance Hub we are inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. We are a high performing talented team which support our businesses in making the right decisions and driving GSK Finance towards best-in-class.

Project Finance Risk Manager
job No. 265964

Over 300 employees have already joined the ranks of the new financial centre, whose headquarter is located in Poznan.


Currently, we are looking for experienced candidates for the position of Project Finance Risk Manager. Please find details below. If you are interested in the role – apply and join our GSK Finance Hub – Europe!

As a  Project Finance Risk Manager you will manage a portfolio of projects, stakeholders and contract workers to ensure appropriate risk management and controls support is provided to global transformation projects with finance impact. This role will be key to prioritising projects as they emerge and ensuring appropriate resources are sourced and managed to support those projects according to their impact and importance to GSK. The role will create capacity in the team to ensure that projects have appropriate risk suport.


Your responsibilities:
  • Partner with key finance stakeholders (Head of Tower/Enterprise Projects / GPOs / Process Owners / EVO / Other Project Teams) to assess planned change programs for finance impact and to ensure appropriate risk resource support and points of contact for key projects.
  • Manage the funding model and the expectations of stakeholders to ensure that projects requiring risk input and/or which have an impact on the financial control environment have appropriate resources to support them in mitigating financial risk.
  • Manage a pipeline of Contract Workers/temporary resources; recruit, build and lead a team of qualified experienced finance professionals.
  • Engage key stakeholders on plans and status of project finance risk assessments and mitigation activities, including solution design assessment, control design development and emerging risks.
  • Design appropriate, optimal, cost effective controls to mitigate risk in the E2E process. Consider new technologies  in the design of controls and build capability to use relevant technologies. Ensure Governance process is managed to ensure approval of control changes.
  • Manage the creation of appropriate training materials for new/changed/ transforming controls to ensure that controls impacted by project activities are embedded.
  • Engage with the external auditors on behalf of project teams to inform and consult on future finance process and control framework changes and impacts.
  • Ensure the team provide adequate documentation to meet external US and International standards (PCAOB, SOX, COSO and audit standards)
Why You?
  • University degree in Finance, Risk, Audit, Compliance/ qualification (CA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Minimum 10 years of post-qualification experience
  • Strong experience in SOX Compliance, internal audit, Risk Management and internal control design
  • Experience in excellent senior stakeholder management
  • Exposure to ERP Implementations and other large project environments is also expected.
  • Team development and management skills
  • An ability to work in a diverse and rapidly changing organisation
  • Experience working in corporate environment
  • Very high analytical and financial skills practised in complex environments
  • Strong presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Assertive, pragmatic and with good team spirit
  • Fluent English (minimum C1)
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
Why GSK?
  • We are a high performing talented team who support our businesses in making the right decisions and driving GSK Finance towards best-in-class
  • Career with purpose - whatever it is you’re doing, you’ll be sharing in our mission to improve the quality of human life, by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer
  • Contributing to creation of development strategy for the set financial department
  • Leading key projects regarding to set financial area
  • Competitive salary, annual bonus plan and GSK’s shared value plan
  • Healthcare benefits (medical care, life insurance, pension scheme, sports card, recreation allowance, social fund, preventive healthcare services)
  • Company Car
  • Career at one of the leading global healthcare companies
  • Supportive & friendly working environment
  • Corporate culture based on our values patient focus, integrity, respect and transparency
  • Relocation package (relocation allowance and home search assistance)