Fagerhult Group creates professional lighting solutions where design, performance, aesthetics and energy-efficiency are embedded in the Group’s philosophy, culture and values. Fagerhult Group understands the importance of light for better living and the wellbeing impacts on humans and the sustainability impacts on the planet.
On behalf of Fagerhult Group, we are now recruiting a Group Financial Controller, based in Stockholm. This position is an expansion of the Group Finance & Legal team at Fagerhult Group. Currently the Group has a well-established Finance function that handles a wide range of topics including Financial- and Business Controlling and consists of three employees. This recruitment is an important step in the ongoing process to establish a group finance function to meet the Group’s need for valuable financial analysis. The role is global, and you will work in close cooperation with several offices and global operations where the Group has operations from Melbourne to Montreal.
Main tasks and development areas as Group Financial Controller
As the Group Financial Controller, you will play a central role in the group finance team and improve processes and continue to develop the group finance function in a decentralized organization.
- Group reporting internal and external, financial statements, budget and forecasts
- Group accounting and consolidation
- System administration and process improvements
- Review and follow-up on reported data
- Support group entities on accounting, finance and reporting relating questions
- Extract data and structure reports
- Up-to date on IFRS rules
- Treasury – Cash pool and financing topics
- Ad-hoc analysis
Qualifications and experience
A recognized university degree or similar in a relevant field. Relevant experience with focus on accounting and reporting. Most likely either previous experience from auditing or from international, listed environment. High IT/system interest and knowledge where experience as a super user or admin in a group consolidation toll or equivalent is a plus.
This role is a Group role with many contact points across the wider business, so it is important that the interaction with different internal stakeholders is in a good collaborative way according to the Group Values. Dynamic, self-driven, willing to take on a wide range of tasks when necessary due to a small team. Accuracy, and analytical ability are important qualities to achieve success and you can see the big picture but also get the details right. You thrive in a dynamic international environment with a short path from decision to action.
What does the company offer you?
The Fagerhult Group offers all employees an engaged employer with a high people focus that values creativity, teamwork and aiming higher. Fagerhult Group is an industry leading ambassador for sustainable solutions that has recently signed up to the Science Based Target initiative. The career development opportunities at Fagerhult Group are significant, so too the ability to take on short to long term assignments across the globe in one of its many countries of operation.
About the company
The Fagerhult Group is one of Europe’s leading lighting companies with 4,100 employees in 27 countries and a turnover of 8,270 MSEK in 2022. We consist of 12 brands organized into four business areas – Collection, Premium, Professional and Infrastructure (12 management teams with 12 local finance leaders in a highly decentralised organisation).
All our brands produce high-quality professional lighting solutions, and we work mainly on specifications together with our partners. Together we cover almost every professional lighting application, and our presence is worldwide.
The Group’s largest shareholder is Investment AB Latour and Fagerhult Group is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.
Visit https://fagerhultgroup.com/ for more information.
In this recruitment process, Fagerhult Group collaborates with Meritmind. For more information, please contact the responsible recruitment consultant at Meritmind, Anette Wickholm 070-712 9808. Interviews and selection will take place continuously, so please send your application as soon as possible. You can apply for this position if the ad is available on our website.
Meritmind works based on competence to promote objective and non-discriminatory recruitment. This means i.e., that you will be allowed to take occupational psychology tests if you proceed to an interview in this process. In most appointments, a background check is also carried out.
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