Senior Group Controller – Private Equity Backed Healthcare

Job title : Senior Group Controller – Private Equity Backed Healthcare
Location : Berlin
Contact : James Clow
Call : James
Email : email James
Reference : 1437302

Altus Partners are currently partnered with a market leading, large-cap private equity backed Healthcare & Life Sciences business headquartered in Berlin. The business is experiencing a period of aggressive international expansion, with plans for numerous high profile acquisitions over the next 18 months. They are now seeking a Group Controller, to provide key support to the Founder, Head of Controlling, and CFO on crucial commercial projects, as well as engaging in regular interaction with the private equity owners.


  • Business partner for the controlling team, assisting in budgeting and treasury planning

  • Lead on validating the budgeting and forecasting activity, responsible for alignment on cashflow planning

  • Working closely with the MDs in the laboratories to track the business on behalf of the Group (incl. cost control and client profitability, as well as working capital management)

  • Responsible for preparing parts of key presentation and analysis materials alongside the Head of Controlling for Private Equity investors

  • Track cost savings and optimisation initiatives for COO

  • Support process efficiency improvement within the central team

  • Supporting the region in establishing client profitability reporting

  • Being an expert on the Group policies for the region

  • Work with the wider Finance team, assisting on various cross-group ad-hoc projects



  • 5+ years’ experience in relevant positions

  • University degree in Business, Economics or Accountancy preferred

  • Fluent German and English language skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Confident communicating with senior management