Global Vice President of Finance (CFO) - Seco Tools

Global Vice President of Finance (CFO) - Seco Tools


Right now, you have an extraordinary opportunity to join a people company in the machining industry, by stepping into a position where you significantly contribute to our success. For Seco Tools, we’re looking for an experienced finance leader to take a proactive, broader strategic view and develop our business as we move forward.

Leading the Seco global finance community of around 140 employees, means working in truly global and innovative arena. We are spread across 40 countries and 65 reporting entities, and you get to connect with brilliant minds as you build a strong and cohesive finance organization aiming to support our ambitious objectives.

Your mission – create transparency and guide us towards success
Joining us in this position, you work closely with our President and the management team, and you support and advise the business in strategic matters to enable successful decision making. To drive continuous improvements, you take lead in both planning and execution, and you challenge us in setting targets and in prioritizing what initiatives we need to make to stay on top of the game - such as M&As, portfolio management, cost base optimization and sales opportunities. You also look at financial trends and possible impacts to the business, and by making numbers talk, you clearly communicate risks and lead the way in necessary actions.

Acting in a global business environment with diverse cultural and economic challenges, you are the number one promoter of excellent collaborations. For us, this means working closely with our controllers and other members of our finance organization to enable true understanding and accuracy in figures, details and plans; and by doing so, you set the scene for a successful future. You are a brave and inspiring leader for the finance team, and by connecting people, processes and financial insights, you make sure we are the best possible business partner.

As Vice President of Finance, you are also an active member of our Executive Management team and you report directly to the President of Seco Tools. Preferred location for this position is at our headquarters in Fagersta, Sweden, and international travel is included in your job.

Your character – a courageous, proactive and networking influencer
We are looking for someone with a relevant degree, strong business acumen and a solid CFO background of managing companies within a corporate environment. You have at least ten years’ experience from working in a progressive business or finance setting, and you’re skilled in leading the way and managing stakeholders in large, international and multicultural organizations. As a master in your field, you have both the confidence and the ability to challenge, influence and guide decision making at executive management level. We act on the global scene, and your skills in English must be excellent.

Being supported by a great set of communication skills, a convincing manner and the courage to initiate actions, makes it easy for you to get things done in our dynamic and fast paced environment. You have a well-developed ethical compass, unquestionable integrity and genuine engagement – qualities that inspire people around you and always leave a positive impact. As a leader, you rely on coaching, inclusion and inspiring communication, and you believe that teams and networks are the way to create success. This, in combination with a pragmatic, customer focused approach, as well as structured and independent thinking, makes you a perfect fit for the job!

A glimpse of our culture 
At Seco, we believe in finding that perfect mix between work, family life and interests, and we happily support our employees in balancing this. For us, it is also clear that diversity of experience, perspective and background forms an amazing foundation for achieving great results. Visit our LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us and our products further. 

We have an ongoing process in this important recruitment, so please send your application as soon as possible and no later than March 19, 2020. Read more about us and apply at, Job ID: R0017446.

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Fredrik Vejgården, President of Seco Tools, +46 (0)223 401 11
Per Norell, Vice President of HR Seco Tools, +46 (0)70 256 26 43
James Crilley, Executive Talent Acquisition Manager, +46 (0)70 616 76 23

Swedish Union contacts
Monica Andersson, Unionen, +46 (0)223 403 23
Thomas Andersson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)223 405 35
Håkan Westborg, Ledarna, +46 (0)223 406 27

To learn about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

At Seco Tools we develop and offer advanced products & solutions that makes metal cutting easier. We work together with our customers to identify and implement the best solutions for their needs. The corporate culture empowers employees thru the shared values: Passion for our customers, Family Spirit, Personal commitment. Seco Tools has presence in more than 75 countries and employs about 4000 people.


  • Arbetsplats: Seco Tools FAGERSTA
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 20 februari 2020
  • Ansök senast: 19 mars 2020





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