Controller to Perrigo Nordic

Gazella is now recruiting a driven, analytical, and prestige-less Controller to Perrigo Nordic. Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare company that delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing quality affordable healthcare products. As a controller you will report to the Head of Central Controlling and work in close collaboration with the department heads and brand managers, playing a key role in reporting and analyzing SG&A. You will ensure to drive business towards profitable growth, pushing the financial agenda within the area of General and Administrative costs and marketing spend. Your workplace will be at the HQ in Kista and it is important that you possess a fluent and great communication skills in English.

Do you want to take the opportunity to join a fast-paced organization with a strong entrepreneurial spirit? Send you application today!

What Perrigo offers you

Perrigo is the world’s largest manufacturer of over-the-counter (”OTC”) healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market and you will be a part of a large international organization with strong values. At the same time as Perrigo is a large international company, you will work closely with a motivated team in a non-prestige way and with an entrepreneurial spirit. This is a newly created role spanning over the broader controlling spectrum and you will have to opportunity to influence the focus of the role.

Your responsibilities

As a Controller to Perrigo your responsibilities are:

  • Report budget/forecast and drive analysis and understanding of OPEX and Marketing Spend by working close with Deprtmental Heads and Brand Managers.
  • Taking ownership of questions related to General and Adminastrive Costs and Marketing Spend.
  • Prepare projections of future periods by collecting inputs from Departmental Heads and Brand Managers, performing financial analysis, and making reasonable assumptions.
  • Push for continuous improvement and cost optimization, demanding financial accountability and ownership.
  • Take an active role in the group reporting together with the Central Nordic Controlling team by developing and improving the monthly and quarterly reports, acting as a speaking partner to the European Perrigo finance functions and auditors, and secure transparency between local and group accounting.
  • Play a key role in ensuring the Nordic reporting is SOX compliant.
  • Lead ad-hoc projects and analysis with the controlling function.
  • Be a super-user in SAP.

Your qualifications

To succeed in this role, we see that you have a university degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent education. You have minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience from controlling, group accounting, or auditing, ideally from international companies within FMCG or Healthcare. You have solid understanding of accounting, financial statements and value drivers. You are skilled in working with Microsoft office, especially Excel and knowledge of SAP is considered an advantage. Lastly, you have great communication skills and fluency in English, both oral and written.

Personal characteristics

To be suitable for this position we believe you are a sociable team player with a can-do attitude and a proactive way of working. You are a person with a strong analytical skill and a great attention to detail that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Furthermore, you have a positive mindset and are inspired by change.

About Perrigo

Perrigo Company plc, a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®. Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, Perrigo has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. Perrigo is the world’s largest manufacturer of over-the-counter (”OTC”) healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of ”extended topical” prescription drugs.

In the Nordics, Perrigo has a turnover of more than 150 million dollars, 120 employees, a R&D center and a portfolio of well-known brands, such as ACO, Canoderm, Miniderm, Plackers, Compeed & Nezeril. Our purpose is to make lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Read more about Perrigo on their website:


Is this you? Apply using the ansök-button! In this recruitment process Perrigo is working together with Gazella. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Sophie Höckenström,, who is the responsible Recruitment Consultant for this position.

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