Business & Financial Controller

at  Karo Healthcare

København, Region Hovedstaden, Denmark -

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Immediate16 Jun, 2024Not Specified16 Mar, 20243 year(s) or aboveExcel,Power Bi,Business Insights,It,Influential Communicator,Reporting Requirements,Accountability,Ifrs,English,Erp Software,Internal Controls,FinanceNoNo
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Karo Healthcare, a dynamic and growing company, is all about making smart choices for everyday healthcare. With a wide-ranging portfolio across seven categories including medical products, we own and sell over 100 brands in about 90 countries. Our portfolio includes such brands as E45, Pevaryl, Lamisil, Nutravita, Decubal and many others. Our core belief in empowering people to make intelligent health decisions drives our growth strategy, blending organic expansion and M&A. Since 2019, under EQT ownership, we’re rapidly heading towards a €1 billion European leadership position in consumer health.
Join us at Karo Healthcare on our exciting journey. We’re currently looking for a Business & Financial Controller responsible for Denmark & Iceland for our office in Copenhagen.


  • A university degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in an international setting. Experience in the FMCG, Pharma, or Consumer Health sectors is highly regarded
  • Fluency in Danish and English, with strong capabilities in both writing and speaking


  • Proficient in the use of integrated ERP software, with a comprehensive understanding of end-to-end processes including Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, and Record to Report
  • Solid grounding in accounting principles and IFRS
  • Exceptional analytical abilities, particularly with marketing and sales budgets. Experience in this area will be considered an asset
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and familiarity with other digital tools. Knowledge of Power BI or similar BI tools is advantageous
  • Adept at managing large volumes of complex data, transforming it into valuable business insights
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities with a keen eye for detail
  • A commercial mindset with a robust business orientation
  • Knowledgeable in financial internal controls, risk mitigation, local tax regulations, and statutory/legal reporting requirements
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment


  • Opportunity to create, grow, and encourage
  • Apart from a competitive salary pack, there are lots of growth opportunities to meet your personal ambitions
  • Flexible schedule and life work balance
  • Responsibility for exciting and challenging projects that have a direct, visible impact on our customers and the industry
  • Very positive work environment in a young, international, and motivated team
  • Start-up spirit while being a part of the large international organization with strong values
    Karo Healthcare has a Diverse & Inclusive environment. We are looking for qualified candidates irrespective of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, religion, national origin, disability or age


Business Controlling:

  • Partner with the country/region General Manager to enhance financial performance and management, focusing on budgeting, planning, and internal control.
  • Analyze and report on monthly and quarterly performance, including creating reports, action plans, and initiating proactive organizational follow-ups.
  • Drive the rollout of synergies within the assigned country/region, aiming for continuous performance improvement.
  • Lead and participate in various ad hoc projects and analyses.
  • Manage financial reporting on a monthly/quarterly basis.

Financial Controlling:

  • Oversee month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities, ensuring accuracy and timeliness in line with group deadlines and policies.
  • Act as the primary contact for internal and external parties, including banks, tax authorities, and auditors.
  • Ensure efficient closing and reconciliation of subledgers, and manage country-specific reconciliations and compliance activities.
  • Approve payments and manage intercompany transactions, ensuring adherence to accounting standards and principles.


Min:3.0Max:8.0 year(s)

Financial Services

Accounts / Finance / Tax / CS / Audit



Finance accounting or business administration



København, Denmark