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  • Location: Sweden, Stenungsund
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 14/03/2020
  • Hours: Full-time

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We are looking for a highly skilled and analytical Controller who will be a financial business partner to our Location leader, BG Operations and Business Finance team. Are you looking for a challenge linked to Controlling for our Stenungsund location? Do you have an analytical mindset? Is data integrity part of your mentality?

The role-holder will be an important member of the controlling team. The job responsibility includes steering and driving continuous improvement of finance/support processes across multidisciplinary teams. The role-holder is also expected to support Operations initiatives as part of the BG strategy implementation as needed, to lead and participate in projects and support specific processes in Business Finance.

Are you looking for a chance to drive an organisation forward with your expertise?

As an Controller, you will provide support to the functional unit leader, Location management team and Borealis Business Finance/Finance teams. You will be responsible for performing fixed and variable costs and operations metrics analysis and recommendations, providing support to finance processes (i.e. forecasting, planning, investments and benchmarking) and supporting implementation of Location initiatives. You will also be:

  • Assessing impact of potential decisions on selective areas of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow of the respective Business Groups
  • Act as business partner to the Location and taking the lead and support core financial processes
  • Provide project leadership and participation in improvement projects and/or more complex cross-functional projects.
  • Responsible for analyzing and processing data, tracking performance, and deriving optimization measures.
  • Monitor the progress of capex projects and ensure timely notice of completion

We value teamwork and cooperation. We invite initiative, a conceptually mindset and an action oriented every day work. As do we, you demonstrate a concern for data quality and data integrity. 

You are the right candidate if... have an educational background or relevant experience in Finance, Accounting or Economics and adequate additional job experience. You demonstrate a very good understanding of core financial processes and a strong interest for continuous improvement. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong analytical skills and be highly interested in analytical issues (in generating reports, statistics, and performance indicators).
  • Good knowledge of performance analysis & controlling, forecasting & planning and business modelling
  • Knowledge of Accounting standards IFRS and local GAAP
  • Affinity and strong interest in technology/IT tools. Strong knowledge in the Microsoft Office package (proficiency in excel and power point). Very good knowledge of Business      Warehouse / Analysis for Office and SAP. Knowledge of modern BI tools
  • Accuracy and concern for quality are essential
  • Leadership skills in a matrix organisation
  • Presentation skills reflecting the ability to compile analysis and make recommendations
  • Mastery of Swedish and English languages

The job holder reports to the Head of Business Finance Operations and is located in Stenungsund, Sweden.

Are you interested in this opportunity? We look forward to your online application before March 6th, 2020. Please include your CV and cover letter. We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we've received sufficient applications, that meet the advertised requirements. For more detailed information about the position and the recruiment process, please contact Talent Acquisition, Gabriella Mjölnevik.

We are looking forward to read your application!

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