Finance Controller*

  • BioNTech Careers
  • Rwanda
  • Work experience
  • Finance, Controlling
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Join us!

Who we are:
We are a global immunotherapy company. Our 3,000+ colleagues globally are committed to improving the health of people worldwide with our fundamental research utilizing the full potential of the immune system to fight cancer, infectious diseases and other serious diseases. We leveraged our mRNA technology to develop a COVID-19 vaccine which became the first mRNA drug approved for human use.
What we do with the BioNTainers:
We want to improve healthcare by making our innovations accessible worldwide. Therefore, we developed the first modular mRNA-manufacturing facilities based on a container solution called “BioNTainers”.  The aim is to build a regional manufacturing network in Africa, with Africa, for Africa.
Why we need you:
The BioNTainers will be equipped to produce a range of mRNA-based vaccines targeted towards the needs of African Union member states. You will become part of the regional staffing team, driving the establishment of the regional African end-to-end mRNA manufacturing network.

Finance Controller*

The Finance Controller is responsible for a smoothly running Procure-to-Pay process at the Rwanda site. This includes ensuring that purchase orders are placed properly and also approved promptly, and that our suppliers are paid as agreed. The Specialist is also the interface to central accounting and Treasury to ensure that the accounting records and payment transactions are accurate.

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Close cooperation with global Finance functions to set-up a local Procure-to-Pay process
  • Ensure that all initial orders and payments are managed properly and compliant
  • Close cooperation for initial cost tracking to ensure an always up-to-date financial
    business case calculation
  • Project support (e.g. asset accounting, SAP etc.)
  • Setup of proper e-banking processes to be compliant and transparent with respect to
    payment transactions
  • Ensures a properly run Procure-to-Pay process
  • Responsible for managing the local accounting records for fixed assets
  • Reviews clearing accounts and open aged items and derives corresponding actions
  • Interface between central accounting and the local Rwanda site
  • Supports monthly, quarterly, and year-end closings
  • Project support (e.g. asset accounting, SAP etc.)
  • Provide liquidity planning and financial status reporting

What you have to offer.

  • Accounting degree. CIMA desirable
Professional experience:
  • 5+ years including Tax law (business essential), budget deviations, asset account register, deprivation, P&L. Cost tracking & reporting (HQ).
  • Fluent written and verbal English
  • Very high process comprehension
  • Good SAP skills
  • High degree of conscientiousness and diligence
  • Pronounced team & communication skills
  • Tax law experience
  • Knowledge related to SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley-Act) / internal control systems
  • Familiar with payment processes and cash flow planning
  • Trustworthy & dependable (making payments on behalf of the organization)
  • All rounder

Benefits & Compensation.

We offer a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

How to apply.

Apply now and simply send us your application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter as well as your contact details by using our online form.

Please note: 
  • Only applications sent via our online form shall be considered.
  • Only Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and 
  • Incomplete applications shall be rejected
  • Please note that BioNTech will do a background check during the hiring process (criminal record certificate) in case you do not provide
We are looking forward receiving your application.

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!