Finance Controller with project leading skills

Finance Controller with project leading skills


Can you really reach out to the whole world, while working in a tranquil idyll in the middle of the forest? In Älmhult, Sweden, you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA Range & Supply that has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA retail channels with home furnishing solutions available for the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces 2,000 new products around the world with a total range is almost 10,000 products. So, what happens in Älmhult definitely doesn't stay in Älmhult. It reaches practically every corner of the globe. 
The Finance & Administration department at IKEA of Sweden has the important role of making sure we are a cost-conscious company; setting the budget frames, taking part in deciding on resource allocation and leading the budget work, cost follow up, forecasting and financial controlling/projects.  

Finance & Administration belongs to Steering & Support in IKEA of Sweden AB that hosts several enabling functions such as Finance & Administration, Business Steering, Product Risk & Compliance and Legal. Steering & Support provides insights to different parts of the range organization making the right business decisions and by the services provided connected to our workplace gives us the right preconditions to thrive and deliver at work.

Right now, we are looking for a Finance controller with Project Leading skills who will work closely together with colleagues across the IKEA network!   

You will be a crucial part of the finance team working as controller/finance navigator with focus on our IT/Digital areas but also leading different projects within the Finance & Administration area. You will manage a wide range of projects within set frames and scope and lead and/or co-ordinate people and tasks within F&A, as well as across different units in IKEA, core business Range.
We offer a challenging and inspiring role where you will have the possibility to be a part of a great team working together to support the business in the best way possible and your work will enable for them to take the right business decisions. You will also  continuously learn new things at the same time as you contribute with your knowledge and expertise!  
As mentioned, you will in your role work closely with our Finance team but also with our stakeholders within the organization. You will act as an adviser, sparring partner and support the organization within your area of competence and expertise. Being a Controller in the team means you will ensure the financial processes such as closings, financial performance tracking, financial planning & reporting and financial controls.

You will set up and maintain the financial structures to follow up cost and performance and in that way support decision making. You will perform analysis, review and challenge reported actuals and forecasts and coordinate the budget, forecast and cost follow up of Range including preparation of management reporting.  

Sounds interesting? 
We look forward to receiving your application in English, at the latest August 8th. 

Please note that due to the summer vacation period it might take a while until you hear back from us. 

If you have questions about the role, please contact Emma Keith, if you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist, +46 766-113408


  • Arbetsplats: IKEA of Sweden AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
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  • Publicerat: 21 juni 2021
  • Ansök senast: 21 juli 2021

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