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Manager, SOX Compliance

in a biotech company focused on the discovery, design and development of innovative peptide-based medicines

Finance & Accounting, Zealand Pharma A/S

Manager, SOX Compliance, Zealand Pharma A/S

Finance Project Director, Zealand Pharma A/S

Søborg, Denmark

Zealand Pharma A/S (Zealand) is a fast-growing, fully integrated Copenhagen-based biotechnology company with a highly attractive pipeline. With one product on the market, one candidate in registration and six candidates in the clinical pipeline, Zealand is a unique success story in Danish biotech. We are passionate about improving the quality of life for patients with metabolic and gastrointestinal diseases, and other specialty or rare disease areas with significant unmet medical needs. In addition to the Søborg Headquarters, Zealand is also located in the United States in Boston (MA), Marlborough (MA), and New York (NY).

The Manager, SOX Compliance position reports to the Finance Project Director, and will be responsible for the global day-to-day function of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance efforts, including oversight for establishing and maintaining internal controls, compliance, audits, policies and procedures, implementation of updated controls, and the execution of the control testing, ensuring test results are properly documented and issues are appropriately raised. This position works directly with business process owners, both in Denmark and in the United States, on the identification of SOX controls, including business process re-design, policies, procedures, documentation, evidence evaluation, and system enhancements. The incumbent implements multi-disciplinary project plans to comply with SOX and other key financial initiatives, including both system and business process components. This role prepares written reports for management on project progress, remediation, and other requested topics.

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What we offer

Our employees are fundamental to our success, and we continue to be able to attract and retain people with vast experience and talent. We have a unique culture, characterized by excellent teamwork and strong engagement across the organization.

Our work environment is characterized by strong cross functional team-work, room for individual performance and development, informality and respect, high work-ethics and engagement, and fun.

At Zealand, we understand the value of a diverse workforce. As an employee, you will be part of an innovative, cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural working environment.

We offer a combined compensation package which includes a base salary, pension, bonus, and an attractive employee share program. We care about our employees’ well-being and offer health insurance, use of massage, fitness, and a range of social clubs and activities. To find out more about working at Zealand, visit


If you’re just as excited as we are about this opportunity, please apply no later than May 14, 2021.

For further information, please contact Lykke Rømer at

Applications (including CVs) will be shared with US subsidiary.

About Zealand Pharma A/S
Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen and New York: ZEAL) ("Zealand") is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines. More than 10 drug candidates invented by Zealand have advanced into clinical development, of which two have reached the market. Zealand’s current pipeline of internal product candidates focus on specialty gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. Additionally, the portfolio includes clinical license collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim and pre-clinical license collaboration with Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Zealand is based in Copenhagen (Søborg), Denmark. For further information about the Company's business and activities, please visit or follow Zealand on LinkedIn or Twitter @ZealandPharma.