Business Controller (w/m/d) - English version

Business Controller (w/m/d) - English version

Generic drugs are not only effective drugs, but also enable the health care system to use the savings achieved to invest in the development of new, innovative therapies. Under the name ZENTIVA, patients are given access to high-quality, safe and effective drugs at an affordable price. With over 70 million packages sold, ZENTIVA is one of the top suppliers on the German market.

The wide range of prescription and over-the-counter medicines as well as extensive services distinguish ZENTIVA as a reliable partner of the healthcare system.

We are looking for you to join our new team in the heart of Berlin as soon as possible.


As a Business Controller (f/m/d) we offer you the opportunity to work in the Finance and Business Administration department of Zentiva GmbH and to actively participate in the change process of the department:

  • Support in annual budget and multi-year planning as well as budget control/updating during the year (forecast)
  • Participation in monthly closing
  • Preparation of target/actual comparisons as well as analysis and commenting of deviations
  • Portfolio monitoring including provisions and value adjustments
  • Creation of ad-hoc and regular reports and participation in project controlling
  • Support with internal/external audits
  • Cooperation with other departments
  • Advising managers on controlling issues for a growing company
  • Participation in external audits and internal control
  • Establishment and further development of controlling tools (modelling)
  • Independent assumption of responsibility for projects
  • Coordination with the international specialist departments of the group


  • Completed studies with focus on finance/accounting, business administration/economics or computer science
  • 1-3 years of professional experience in finance/accounting or consulting (ideally with an international experience)
  • Very good MS Office knowledge (Expert Excel)
  • Analytical skills and a high degree of initiative and independent work
  • Experience in dealing with ERP systems (SAP, Oracle)
  • Innovative spirit with the desire to break new ground and achieve goals together as a team
  • Very good communication skills in dealing with different interlocutors
  • Very good spoken and written German and English skills


We offer permanent employment in a growing market with a wide range of social benefits. We guarantee daily challenges and a steep learning curve for individual development. Personal and professional development, strong team spirit and transparent communication in a flat hierarchy are core elements of ZENTIVA in Germany.

We are looking forward to receiving your application in German or English, as well as your notice period and salary expectations.

Take your chance... to actively shape ZENTIVA!

Zentiva Pharma GmbH
Human Resources
Sandrine Koch
D - 10785 Berlin

Über Zentiva

Bei Zentiva steht der Mensch im Mittelpunkt unseres Denkens und Handelns.
Mit hochwertigen Generika und verschreibungsfreien Produkten für die Bedürfnisse aller Menschen.
Zusammen mit unseren Partnern dienen wir der Gesundheit von 7 Milliarden Menschen.
Mit Leidenschaft.
Mit Perspektiven.
Mit Ihnen.