Business Controller to Findus

Business Controller to Findus

At Findus we want to make life better with good and good food. Food that is good and nutritious, obviously of sustainable origin. We are proud to be Findus. Findus Sverige AB is one of the country's leading food companies and has a turnover of approximately 2.5 MDR SEK, where frozen products constitute the largest part. Findus Sweden is part of Nomad Foods Europe, the Group operates in 15 countries and has a turnover of EUR 2.2 billion and has approximately 4300 employees. Findus Sverige AB has about 220 employees and its head office is in Malmö. Read more at

We are now looking for a Business Controller to join the Swedish organization. For the right person we can offer a challenging role in an international and fast-moving environment.

About the role

As our new Business Controller in the Swedish organization you will be an important part of the Finance Department, reporting to Finance Director Nordics and being responsible for following up all Indirect (overhead) costs (c160mSEK) for Sweden. With a great spirit and passion for food, we act in a sustainable way for a better future. With us, you are accountable for your own work and we believe in our employees because we know that great people make the difference.

The main responsibilities in the role will be:
  • Budget
  • Forecast
  • Month end closing
  • Following up on results and acting on discrepancies
In addition, the role will also include control and reporting activities around Stock and COGS (Total Price Variance) at month end. This includes calculation of Total Price Variance Reporting, updating Standard prices, and completion of all Sarbanes-Oxley controls associated with Indirects. Monthly reforecasting, as well as the monthly close processes will make you support the business in keeping a tight control on the indirect costs budget. You would also challenge budget holders to identify opportunities for Value Creation, prepare inputs for Bonus calculation and accruals, and complete adhoc analysis.

Who are you?

The role will demand well-developed interpersonal and communicative sets of skills since you will support stakeholders with analysis and information around the Sweden Head Office Indirects and challenge these stakeholders to help them maximize their value for the entity. This will be achieved through providing input and knowhow but also new ways of thinking and working so you need at least a couple of years in a similar controller role in a complex and fast-moving environment.

As a person you are ambitious, reliable and comfortable with a high paced and changing environment. You need to be adaptive but at the same time able to prioritize and drive your agenda independently. You are comfortable to interrogate and dissect large volumes of data to ensure it is accurate and have strong attention to detail, whilst at the same time being able to summarise detailed analysis to key stakeholders. You are a genuine team-player but still able to work independently and your approach to your work is characterized by a positive "can do attitude".

Your background

We are looking for you with a university degree within finance, accounting or equivalent. It is mandatory with strong Excel and Outlook skills. To be successful in the role you also need basic accounting knowledge and experience of closings as well as a few years of experience from a controller-oriented role where you have worked with big amount of data.

Since you will be communicating with stakeholders and interfaces within the whole company as well as the UK Head office you need to be a clear and crisp communicator with fluent English in both writing and speaking, and even make the complex simple for non-finance people. In the role you will also benefit from previous experience of SAP.

How to apply

In this recruitment Findus cooperates with SJR. For more information about the role or the recruitment process you are welcome to contact responsible recruitment consultant, Tomas Vinnersten at 0766-471614.

We want to inform you that your application shouldn't contain any information regarding health, sexual orientation, religious belief or other personal information that is not relevant. Also note that we do not have the possibility to receive applications through e-mail.

We will obviously handle your application with confidentiality. For more information about how we handle personal data visit

Welcome with your application as soon as possible but no later than the 30/10 2019. We will interview ongoing so don't wait with your application!

Titel: Business Controller
Mer info
Område Malmö stad
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Controller
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 30 okt 2019 (6 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

SJR är specialiserat på rekrytering och konsultverksamhet inom ekonomi, bank och finans samt karriärvägledning vid omstruktureringar. Vårt arbete kännetecknas av kvalitet, nytänkande och personligt engagemang.