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Finance Director for Czech Republic

NOVIKO s.r.o. is part of the Covetrus Group, a leading global company providing products, technologies and services for animal and pet health care. Covetrus supports the successful business development of veterinarians, pet supply stores and others in the industry. Headquartered in the U.S., Covetrus employs more than 5,000 people in 25 countries.

Finance Director for Czech Republic

Job description and key responsibilities:

  • The main duties will include planning, directing, and coordinating activities relating to accounting, controlling, financial reporting, financial analysis, risk management and compliance.
  • As Finance Director you will be leading, developing and expanding the team of 8 colleagues (2 directly, another 6 indirectly) including complete oversight of the day-to-day running of finance team.
  • Business partnering closely with the Managing Director and Czech Leadership Team to ensure the group to drive profitable business growth, meet all budgeted targets & KPIs and hit its strategic milestones.
  • Analyses business operations including responsibility for the company’s business intelligence tool, to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be expanded or reorganized.
  • Prepares accurate US GAAP financial statements on a timely basis and establishes and maintains effective internal controls.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process.
  • Works in partnership with HR to handle hiring and staffing matters.
  • This role will report directly to the Finance Director for CEE region with a dotted line to the Managing Director for Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Interfaces seamlessly with all Covetrus corporate finance departments including the International controlling.


  • Qualified in Finance or Accounting or similar (ACCA or CIMA could be advantage).
  • Substantial relevant experience 10+ years of accounting, controlling and business partnering or previous experience with Finance Director role.
  • Fluency in Czech and English is required - oral and written.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion when starting with unknowns, set priorities, process a high volume of work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Analytical - high attention to detail, organized with exceptional time-management skills & prioritization.
  • Ability to comprehend business issues, identify finance topics in business transactions and provide practical recommendations and business considerations.

The advantage is:

  • Experience of working in a US multinational company.

Our offer:

  • Great opportunity to support directly the expansion of the company that is already well established, but best years are yet to come.
  • Your job will be challenging but fulfilling and will definitely extend your comfort zone.
  • And something more: flexible working hours, 25 days of vacation, paid time off on your birthday, company car, hybrid model (office vs home-office), company events (barbecue, Christmas party), meal vouchers, discounts on company products, discounts with our partners (mobile operator, banks, car manufacturers), free flu vaccination once a year, extra bonuses on wedding or birth of a child, tasty and unlimited coffee at the office :)

Start a new journey with us!

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Kontaktní informace

Tereza Ptáčková, HR Business Partner
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Adresa: Palackého třída 163, Brno, 612 00

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Jan Trnavský


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František Holík


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