Head of Business Control to AGA, Stockholm



Stockholm / Controllerchef / heltid / Sista ansökningsdag: 2018-10-19


Do you want to work as the Head of Business control in an international environment with a strong business strategic orientation? Do you thrive in coaching and developing others? Are you also a communicative person able to provide leadership to the business decision-making process and ensure implementation of change, simplicity and efficiency? This might be the right job for you! We are looking for a Head of Business Control who will be in the driver seat of the Business Control function for the Region and co-pilot the B2B local business strategy and provide sound accounting and reporting for the Region to HQ. As Head of Business Control you will act as the cornerstone for questions regarding the operational performance, rolling forecasts, legal and tax questions. You will report to the CFO for the Region and have staff responsibility for four business controllers.

Key responsibilities as Head of Business Control:

  • Lead the Business Controlling activities for AGA in Northern Europe
  • Perform specific analysis and provide adequate support and recommendations to Management for decision making
  • Identify, evaluate and follow-up on projects and initiatives
  • Prepare and establish planning process with local Management
  • Analyse all positions of the Balance sheet and Income statement (variance report)
  • Ensuring realistic rolling forecasts and gap analysis as an early warning system

Skills, knowledge and expertise
The successful candidate has a university degree in Business Administration or equivalent and a minimum of 7 years prior co-pilot experience as business controller. Or you have a background from the consulting industry and/or auditing. Experience from international reporting and controlling is nice to have but more important is to have a solid understanding of business drivers and to be able to apply “big picture” approach. Experience from SAP BW and SAP R/3 is a must as well as advanced skills in Excel and Power Point. Applicants need to be able to speak Swedish and English fluently, both written and spoken.

Personal characteristics
You have excellent analytical problem solving and financial modelling skills and communicate easily your viewpoint with others and find pleasure in leading business partners in the understanding of financial techniques and concepts.  You have strong work ethics and work proactively to plan your actions in advance with close attention to details.

Why you will love working at AGA
At AGA you will be surrounded by knowledgeable people who love what they do. Guided by integrity, AGA employees take pride in what they do, because they know it makes a real difference to our customers. They are empowered to turn a challenge into an opportunity to learn and grow. This is how they take the lead, every day.
AGA provides opportunities – and I’m always the first to raise my hand! I take the lead by not being afraid of trial and error. That’s how I keep moving forward.” – Regional Sales Manager

Location: Lidingö, Stockholm

About AGA
AGA is a member of The Linde Group which is known as one of the world leaders in gases, engineering and healthcare. The Group operates in more than 100 countries across the globe and generated revenue of 17.113 billion euros in 2017. But what makes us great is our people, because they make great things happen. More information on www.aga.com and www.linde.com.

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