Director Group Business Control & Sustainability to Swedish Match

Director Group Business Control & Sustainability to Swedish Match

This is Swedish Match
Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells high quality products with market-leading brands. We are a large cap Nasdaq Stockholm listed company, with more than 95 SEK billion market capitalization, and over 6,700 employees. As one of the best performing companies since its listing in 1996, Swedish Match has achieved impressive growth in financial performance over the years. With its vision “A world without cigarettes” Swedish Match is dedicated to the improvement of public health by offering dramatically less harmful alternatives to cigarettes. The company has strong core values, a diverse workforce, and a high-performing culture, providing opportunities for professional growth and career development.

About the position
Are you looking for a role where you will be working with both strategic financial questions as well as increasingly important ESG topics? Are you inspired by working closely with top management in a highly successful consumer goods company? This might be the next step for you! This is a unique opportunity to be in the driver seat of a high performing team in a challenging and stimulating international environment.

You will lead the Group Business Control & Sustainability department with the objective to produce high quality planning, analysis and follow-up of the Group’s development in the financial, operational and sustainability areas. You will also participate and contribute to ad-hoc/special projects such as M&A or similar. You will have the full leadership responsibility for a high-performing team of 6 people.

Swedish Match addresses sustainability with the same priority, and management approach, as the rest of our strategic priorities. Group Business Control & Sustainability plays a driving role to integrate sustainability into our business review, strategic planning, and risk management processes. The department also ensures a consistent approach to sustainability reporting across the group. We follow-up our sustainability goals and KPIs in the same rigid manner as our financial targets.

The position reports to the VP Corporate Finance and is located at the Group’s head office in Stockholm City.

Key Responsibilities
You will primarily be responsible for the following areas:
  • Lead the Group Business Control & Sustainability department, ensuring high-quality analysis of the group’s financial and operational development to facilitate internal understanding and external performance communication for group management and the board
  • Drive the financial and strategic forecasting and planning process for the group
  • Manage the sustainability reporting at group level; Support group management to set sustainability strategy and targets/KPIs; Drive the integration of sustainability perspective into operational performance review and strategic planning process.
  • Ensure efficient system support for group financial and sustainability reporting and analysis
  • Participate and contribute to ad-hoc/special projects for example M&A activities and strategy development
  • Support the CFO and VP Corporate Finance in liquidity planning and developing shareholder remuneration proposals.
  • Participate in the central risk committee, responsible for driving and coordinating the enterprise risk management process;
  • Manage the target-setting and outcome calculation process for group level executive incentive programs
Your profile
You have a university degree in Business & Economics or Engineering and a minimum of 5 years’ experience of qualified business controlling in a large organization, or similar experience from management consulting or financial advisory. Prior experience in M&A related activities, and a good interest in sustainability/ESG questions are considered a plus. You speak and write English fluently and you are an advanced user of MS Excel and Powerpoint.

Personal skills
As a person you are a high performing individual with excellent analytical, problem solving and financial modelling skills. You are structured, effective and actionable, with ability to prioritize. You work proactively to plan actions in advance with close attention to details. We see that you possess leadership skills (past formal leadership roles considered a plus). In addition, you are a service-minded team player while also strong in performing independent work. You dare to challenge senior managers when needed and have the integrity to never take the easy way out.

What Swedish Match can offer
Swedish Match vision is “A world without cigarettes” and our core values are Passion, Ownership, Quality and Innovation. These cornerstones are ever present in our daily work, and to us every single colleague is a crucial part of our winning team. It is important for us to invest in our employees’ training and professional development. At Swedish Match, you will be given the opportunity to work within an innovative company with a strong heritage. We know that the best workplace has an equal measure of men and women, and that it is characterized by openness to all cultures. For this reason, we work strategically with gender equality and cultural diversity.

How to apply
In this recruitment, Swedish Match is partnering with Prodiem. If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please contact Kim Engdahl at kim.engdahl@prodiem.se/ 073-445 50 14 or Caroline Björk at caroline.bjork@prodiem.se/ 073-303 34 66.

Your application should include CV and cover letter. Our final candidates undergo a background check as part of our recruitment process, so as to increase our knowledge of our future employees. Selection of candidates is ongoing throughout the process, so send in your application today!

Do you not meet all our requirements? The person we are looking for would not let that stop them!
Mer info
Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Controller
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag Löpande (48 dagar kvar)