Head of Finance til Evaxion Biotech

Indrykket 05/02/2020
  • Reference: 143629
  • Job type: RecruitmentProject
  • Ansøgningfrist: 01/01/0001

Head of Finance for Evaxion Biotech

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment that cultivates collaboration and innovation? And are you a driven and motivated individual, who wants to take lead in independently managing and building accounting processes? Then we encourage you to continue reading….

On behalf of Evaxion Biotech, an international biotech and software company located in central Copenhagen, we are looking for an experienced Head of Finance. Evaxion Biotech is a company in rapid growth that since 2008 has been redefining medicine through pioneering the discovery of neoepitopes and antigens. You will join a company with +30 committed individuals seeking to improve healthcare for all. Due to the rapid growth of the company, Evaxion plans to relocate to Hørsholm by August 2020.


Accountable for optimizing finance in a rapidly growing company.

As Head of Finance, you are overall responsible for all financial activities at Evaxion while continuously optimizing processes across the financial disciplines. Some of your responsibilities will include:


  • Being responsible for managing accounting processes, including – but not limited to – assembling and reporting actual expenses related to budgets, timely closing of the books on a quarterly basis, reporting results, bank, and cash management.

  • Working as a strong process builder within your area and taking point on quarterly reviews, annual audit processes and knowledge of tax compliance, regulation and reporting.

  • Establishing, monitoring, and enforcing financial policies and procedures around IFRS standards and working with CFO to collect and analyze financial and accounting data.

  • Daily management of all financial transactions, external bookkeeping, and other presently outsourced functions as required. Enhancing control of spending, payables, receivables, order- to-cash, investment capital inflows, and bank account reconciliation.

  • Supporting management team in all internal and external processes.

  • Internal controls of financial reporting. Working with the CFO to collect and analyze financial and accounting data and ensure compliance with appropriate IFRS standards.

  • Providing status on actuals vs. budgets and AP, AR, COH and serve as an informal “internal audit” lead and take point with external auditors.


Experienced IFRS finance profile.

The ideal candidate comes with relevant experience within accounting and finance in a similar industry. Furthermore, we expect you to have:


  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Business Administration and Auditing, B.Sc. (HD) in Auditing, MBA in Finance or another relevant degree on the required level.

  • Proven experience from accounting, financial controlling and management reporting.

  • +10 years of international experience from finance functions in biotech, public companies or related industries. Furthermore, IFRS accounting knowledge is crucial for working in this role.

  • An understanding of closing procedures and appreciation of the need for a strong internal control framework.

  • Interest in and previous experience from being a partner in optimizing business processes, implementation of new systems and overall processes.

  • Great communication skills in Danish and English, both verbally and in writing, as well as great experience with Excel and PowerPoint. 


Does this sound interesting?

Apply by pressing the button above. Hudson Nordic is handling the selection process on behalf of Evaxion Biotech.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Assignment Manager, Marlene Høgh on +45 70 27 77 33.