Business Controller, IT & Operational Excellence






Falck has a history of continued growth and is divided into 4 business areas; Emergency; Assistance; Safety Services & Healthcare. Emergency is the largest business area and accounts for around 2/3 of Falck´s revenue. With more than 2.500 ambulances and almost 24.000 rescue officers, nurses, doctors and other staff, the Emergency business area of Falck assists millions of sick or injured people on five continents every year.

In collaboration with the authorities, Falck provides a large number of other pre-hospital services using ambulances, doctor’s cars, paramedic cars and patient transportation vehicles. Private citizens also make increasing use of home calls by Falck doctors and visits Falck’s medical and health clinics in a growing number of countries around the world. In 2015, Falck had revenue of 15,227 billion DKK and an EBITDA of 971 million DKK. Read more on

A significant growth element for Falck Emergency is acquisitions and integration of new companies with individual processes, systems and practices. Therefore, efficient IT controlling will get an increased focus in the years to come. Hence, Falck is looking for a Business Controller for IT & Operational Excellence.

The position as Business Controller is embedded in the IT & Operational Excellence organization of the Emergency business area. This organization consists of an IT Director for each geographical region, a Head of Application Management a Head of Operational Excellence and the Head of PMO.

IT & Operational Excellence work across geographies and service areas to foster and promote cross collaboration and best practice sharing within Emergency area in order to optimize operational performance. The controlling function is responsible for delivering support within financial area for the IT organization & Operational Excellence.

As Business Controller, you act as the link between Finance & the IT & Operational Excellence organization. The position will be part of global management team and reports to the CIO & Vice President of Operational Excellence in Falck Emergency, who reports to CFO. Among your main responsibilities and tasks will be:

·       Manage cost controlling within IT across regions

·       Responsible for and secure quality in forecasting, budgeting, month and year-end and follow up on deviations

·       Analysis and controlling of OPEX and CAPEX

·       Act as financial business partner for the CIO and the management team within IT & Operational Excellence

·       Develop cost models and quality assessment of cost related to services delivered by external vendors

·       Overview of IT spend on a global scale

·       Act as financial support within IT and Operational Excellence projects including project controlling

·       Optimizing financial processes within IT & Operational Excellence organization

Location of the position is Falck Headquarters, Polititorvet, in central Copenhagen. Limited travel activity most likely 5-10 days a year.

Value Proposition
The Business Controller position is an exposed position, international of nature in an ambitious global company with the Emergency business area is in growth. There will be plenty of opportunity to put your fingerprint on further developing the role, which will have an important impact on future profit margins. Underlining impact of the position, it reports to CIO and will be part of global management team

There will be good possibilities for professional and personal development working with challenging tasks and motivated colleagues where mutual respect is highly emphasized. The compensation and benefits package will besides a fixed salary include 12% company paid pension, healthcare insurance etc..

Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate has a relevant educational background, most likely a Master’s degree or Business Diploma in Economics or Finance. Further, the Business Controller
possesses the following experience and qualifications:

   ·       Solid experience with Business Controlling, preferably also within IT

   ·       Experience within budgeting, forecasting, management reporting

   ·       Strongly data driven and proficient in Excel

   ·       Fluency in oral and written English

Some of the most important personal characteristics and attributes are:

          ·       Business understanding in order to provide valuable management sparring and business                support

          ·       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills enabling you to formulate and understand                     business issues by breaking them into smaller parts, analyze, interpret data and draw                     conclusions

          ·       High drive, open minded “can-do-attitude” enabling you to execute and achieve results

          ·       Flexible mindset with the ability to fluidly adapt to business challenges, live and act in a                   climate of change

          ·       Robust personality keeping a cool head and prioritizing in a thoughtful manner

Focus Recruitment
H.C. Ørsteds Vej 50 C, 5.
1879 Frederiksberg C
Tel: +45 70 20 92 15
Mail: info@focus-recruitment.dk