Director of FP&A, Group Financial Planning

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  15 June 2024

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your leadership skills, analytical power, and financial acumen to help drive top- and bottom-line growth of a truly global organization? Well, here’s your chance!



The purpose of the Group FP&A (FP&A) function is to own the planning and reporting agenda of Pandora globally. FP&A plays a vital role across the Global Finance function by defining and leading the performance management framework globally. The FP&A planning team drives the Group short and long-term forecasting and is a key business partner to the Group CFO, providing financial insights to support guidance and investor communication. FP&A works closely with Group Commercial Finance, other HQ Business Finance functions and Key Market Finance Directors to ensure appropriate targets across Pandora. 


We are on a true growth journey, and the years ahead are going to be some of the most exciting in Pandora’s history. Now you have the chance to be a key contributor to future growth in a strategically important role as our Director of FP&A, Group Financial Planning. You will take strong personal ownership in driving Pandoras planning and forecasting process including the company’s 3-year strategic plan supporting our long-term guidance. As Pandora continues to grow and expand, ensuring we have an accurate, streamlined and agile forecasting process becomes increasingly important.


As Director of FP&A, Group Financial Planning you will collaborate with senior finance and business stakeholders in building financial targets for the company, incorporating, and communicating them as part of the planning process. You will develop a deep understanding of the business and performance drivers to be able to actively manage and forecast Pandoras financial performance. This is a high pace role with considerable senior stakeholder visibility. There will be ample opportunity to define and develop the role. We are looking for a person who has a relentless mindset of constantly improving and streamlining, both from a process and technology perspective.


Further, you will:

  • Drive qualified decision-making by providing valuable insights, reports, analysis recommendations regarding Pandora’s financial plans
  • Drive global standardization and efficiencies for Pandora in the digital planning area 
  • Develop reporting to Pandora’s Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors on budget and forecast scenarios 
  • Take a significant role in implementing Pandora’s new financial planning system
  • Continuously develop Pandora’s strategic 3-year financial plan, that forms the basis for capital market short- and medium-term updates. 
  • Own and develop the quarterly financial data book as the basis for Pandoras global planning
  • Leading the team and ensuring adequate staffing/resources, by building solid succession planning and talent pipeline, providing ongoing coaching to strengthen the team’s performance, and supporting the members to achieve their career development goals


Limited international travelling is to be expected.

What We Hope To See In Your Profile
At Pandora, we recognize that it takes winning personalities to create winning cultures – and we believe it is of essence that you bring a combination of strong business acumen, interpersonal and influence skills, as well as a solid understanding of classic FP&A finance combined with a strong digital reporting experience.

In addition, we hope to see:

  • Experience from similar Director role(s) and responsibility in a global organization
  • Some years of experience leading and developing a high performing team
  • Strong stakeholder management and business partnering skills 
  • Experience from working with a modern planning system and Finance BI tools
  • High energy and willingness to drive a global agenda 
  • Preferably experience from a company owning the full value chain
  • Experience from branded consumer goods, retail, fashion or FMCG industry is an advantage, but not a must
  • Strong and effective communication in English, both verbally and written 


Talent development and succession planning is a big priority in Pandora. The clear succession track for this role, is to take on a senior role in FP&A, Commercial Finance or in a Key Market.



Your New Team

Pandora offers an exciting and challenging role in a fast-moving, international environment. You will be part of a dynamic team, working in close cooperation with a strong organization where quality and integrity are significant qualities. We are a dynamic organization where humor and an informal tone contribute to an inspiring work environment.
You will lead a team of 5 direct reports and be part of the wider Group FP&A team based in Pandora HQ (Copenhagen). You will report directly to the VP of Group FP&A. 



Did we get your attention? 
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact:

Christian Nørregaard Buch
Global Recruiter


If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future, please do not hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site



Icing on the cake 

You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.



About Pandora

Established in 1982, Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora’s products are available in more than 100 countries on six continents through more than 6,500 points of sale, including around 2,500 concept stores.


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand, using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 28.1 billion in 2023. 


At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.