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Head of Controlling, Reporting & Tax

Business Area:  Finance

Ballerup, DK

Country:  Denmark
Employment type:  Full-time

Would you like to be a hands-on leader of a finance team that works with various disciplines such as financial compliance, controlling, budgeting, financial forecasting and tax? Are you motivated by driving transparency and compliance in financial information and processes, while working together with many stakeholders? Then Ambu may be your next career move.


Ambu is an international and inspiring company with ambitious growth targets. We develop, produce and sell medical devices and we are experiencing massive success. To ensure Ambu’s continued success, we are establishing a new position within Group Finance and by doing so we are looking for a strong technical accounting profile that will take the lead as we advance our strategic agenda, while ensuring continued business insights and compliance in our financial information. 


We offer a position in a multinational company and a unique opportunity to work in the “control-room” close to Management and business lines. As our new Head of Controlling, Reporting & Tax you will head-up a team of five and report to the Vice President, Corporate Finance & Accounting. You will work out of our Headquarters in Ballerup and some travel can be expected. 


A global job with impact
We are looking for a hands-on leader who will drive Ambu's financial controlling, reporting and tax agenda forward. Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Provide leadership in Ambu’s financial reporting & controlling processes by ensuring quality, consistency and integrity of the group consolidation and external reporting
  • Liaise with group auditors throughout the annual audit cycle
  • Ensure IFRS compliance together with the team and external consultants, incl. continuously improving our internal control framework, plan and perform annual controlling visits and report to the Audit Committee
  • Lead the tax function consisting of our Global Tax Manager incl. sparring in different OECD and EU initiatives


You will collaborate with many external and internal stakeholders including Investor Relations, regional/local finance teams, Business Finance and Group CFO.


A leader who encourages the team to take responsibility
To succeed in this position, we expect you to have a strong technical accounting background and great understanding of internal controls. 


The ideal candidate for this role should:

  • Value leadership and teamwork - lead/coach direct reports and local finance managers while keeping hands-on approach 
  • Have sound technical accounting skills from complex settings with multi currencies and geographies
  • Possess strong drive and personal energy - tight deadlines and many different tasks require a high work energy and the ability to quickly analyze complex issues 
  • Be socially intelligent and understand to communicate in different cultures and organizational levels 
  • Have experience from managing audit/finance teams
  • Have experience from Group Finance in a multinational corporation preferred


Due to the nature of the tasks it is an advantage that you are an outgoing person and that you can work with people everywhere in the organization. As our new Head of Controlling, Reporting and Tax, you are dependable and well structured. 


Ambu – a visionary and international workplace where your efforts make a difference
Ambu is a company that expands rapidly and has ambitious growth targets. We meet these targets through interdisciplinary teamwork between motivated and highly skilled employees. Your contributions and efforts are crucial to our success. By joining us, you will get the opportunity to work in an international head office with an informal and cross-functional working environment.


We offer a wide range of professional, social and financial employee benefits along with exciting job challenges and career opportunities contributing to your job satisfaction.


When to apply
If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. We will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate. This job ad might be online until March 24th, but once we have found the right candidate, this ad will no longer be online.


For further inquiries please contact Vice President, Corporate Finance & Accounting Kasper Hartvig Lind at +45 7225 2000.


Your application will be treated confidentially.


About Ambu

Since 1937, breakthrough ideas have driven our work to bring efficient healthcare solutions to life within our fields of excellence: Anaesthesia, Patient Monitoring & Diagnostics and Emergency Care. Millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend and rely on the functionality and performance of our products. We are dedicated to improving patient safety and determined to advance single-use devices. 

The manifestations of our efforts range from early inventions like the Ambu Bag™ resuscitator and the legendary BlueSensor™ electrodes to our latest landmark solutions such as the aScope™ endoscope – the world’s first single-use flexible video scope. Our commitment to bringing new ideas and superior service to our customers has made Ambu one of the most recognised medico-technical companies in the world. Our head office is situated near Copenhagen in Denmark. Ambu employs approximately 4,200 people in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.ambu.com.

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