Senior Business Controller to Karo Healthcare


Gazella is now recruiting a business driven, collaborative and communicative Senior Business Controller to Karo Healthcare. Karo Healthcare delivers smart choices for everyday healthcare. As Senior Business controller you will act as a trusted finance business partner to managers and the management teams, ensuring that solid financial insights are applied in decision making processes. Your workplace will be at the HQ in central Stockholm, Norrmalm, and it is important that you are fluent and have great communication skills in Swedish and English.

What Karo Healthcare offers you

Karo Healthcare is on a journey of creation and development, with a great ambition to expand the business substantially in the coming years. You will have the opportunity to be a part of a very positive work environment with the possibility to work flexible between office and home. You will be working with an energetic and motivated team with a start-up mentality, all while being a part of a larger international organization with strong values. As a key partner for Country Managers, you will be a visible and influential resource. Want to be a part of this journey? Keep reading!

Din utmaning

As a Senior Business Controller at Karo Healthcare your responsibilities are:

  • Acting as a finance business partner for regional managers in Sweden and Finland, to support and drive continuous performance improvement and financial management.
  • Monthly and quarterly performance analysis, financial reporting and analysis of KPI’s including margins, brand contribution and opex.
  • Create action plans and initiate follow-ups across organization ensuring pro-active actions are taken to manage local P&Ls.
  • Continue the roll-out of synergies within your designated regions of responsibility to continuously improve performance and ensure a sustainable long-term profitability.
  • Budget and forecasting.
  • Superuser in Power BI.
  • Various ad hoc projects and analyses of pricing, campaigns and market data.
  • Work closely with accounting in connection with monthly closings, especially with accruals.

Your qualifications

To succeed in this role, we see that you have a university degree in Business Administration or equivalent education. You have 5+ years of experience from business and financial control, ideally from international companies within FMCG or Consumer Healthcare. Your previous work has required strong analytical skills and has entailed being an active business partner to different business areas. You have worked with a clear focus on improvement of processes and results, and in roles with a strong commercial orientation. You have skills in financial systems and digital tools and used to transform large amounts of complex data into useful information that brings value to the business. Lastly, you have great communication skills and are fluent in Swedish and English. Fluency in Finnish is advantageous.

Personal characteristics

To be a suitable candidate for this position we believe you are a person with a “can do” attitude who enjoys working as part of a team as well as independently. You are open to ask for support whenever needed, not afraid to reach out within the organization and demonstrate a high level of integrity and accountability. You have the ability to be hands-on and practical as well as more strategic. Furthermore, you are an influential communicator with a strong and positive mindset. As Karo believes in active teamwork you regard yourself as an awesome colleague and team player.

About Karo Healthcare

Karo Healthcare delivers smart choices for everyday healthcare. They own and commercialize branded, original over-the-counter products and prescription medicines across a range of everyday categories, including intimate health; skin health; digestive health, foot health; pain, cough and cold; wellness; and specialty products. Their products are available in more than 90 countries and sold through pharmacies, retailers and via healthcare providers. Karo has their own sales organization in more than 10 European countries, with the Nordic region as their core market. Karo Healthcare is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and owned by EQT Partners since 2019. Read more about Karo Healthcare at their website:


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