Do you want to lead a dedicated FR&A team and play a crucial part in the Center of Excellence management team? You will be a part of important finance projects and process development and you will have an impact on the entire company, at a global level. You will also contribute significantly to the development of this new group function, its tools, metrics and best practices. We are looking for a strategic, innovative and enthusiastic Finance Manager to the Operations team consisting of Business Controllers and Business Analysts.
Function & Role
Electrolux is part way through a global finance transformation journey and has established a Financial Reporting & Analysis Center of Excellence (hereafter FR&A CoE). At Electrolux, the Manager for ‘Operations’ (e.g. manufacturing, supply chain, procurement) leads a team within Group Finance and report to the Head of the Global FR&A CoE.
The Global FR&A CoE function is a function under build-up, which will be responsible for 1) developing the general controlling process and 2) providing FR&A and Business Controlling support for Group Functions ‘CX’ (Customer Experience) and ‘Global Operations’, as well as our operating business areas (BA).
You and your team partner with Global Operations and business area organizations to support financial planning and drive reporting and analysis. In addition, you play an active role in the CoE management team and drive finance projects and process development. You will have an impact on the entire company, at a global level, and contribute significantly to the development of this new group function, its tools, metrics and best practices.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
- Responsible for the delivery of insights-based controlling support for Global Operations, BAs and other functions in scope
- Support annual financial planning, forecasting and reporting for Global Operations, BAs and other functions in scope
- Prepare management presentations for Global Operations and BAs performance reviews
- Manage team of at least 8 people and allocate resources to support an effective and sustainable FR&A CoE service delivery
- Resolve prioritization conflicts and approves decisions for FR&A CoE processes and activities
- Develop specialized expertise within finance process development and automation
- Drive process standardization and use of new technologies, to ensure fulfilment of efficiency and effectiveness targets in line with Finance and FR&A CoE strategy
We are looking for an experienced and talented person who can lead the FR&A CoE’s ‘Operations’ team. The applicant should have solid understanding of financial reporting as well as accounting and planning. In addition, the candidate should demonstrate strong leadership and business partnering skills, ideally having (co-)led a similar finance transformation in an international matrix organization, either from within or as an external consultant. Having experience from business area such as manufacturing, supply chain and/or procurement is a strong merit.
Who you are
Communicator - You set clear objectives and help clarify direction and prioritizations, having the ability to interact with all functions and levels of the company
Adaptable - Running several projects simultaneously, in an ever-changing reality, you thrive when flexibility and agility are crucial to achieving your goals
Analytical – You have an eye for detail and the ability to translate data from multiple sources into meaningful, useful information that informs decision-making
Collaborative - You are used to working with diverse individuals in cross-functional teams, taking ideas on board and processing them together, to assure working in the same direction
Leader - You have strong leadership skills with ability to motivate and develop the team
Digital mindset – You are curious about new tools and ways of working, with experience from digital tools deployment
Innovative – You combine your subject matter expertise with creative thinking to continuously improve and streamline processes, or to completely re-define them when deemed obsolete
Energetic – Your enthusiasm is infectious, inspiring and engaging your colleagues and collaborators to drive, own and finish their commitments the same way you do, no matter the scope and time frame
For further information about this position and the recruitment process, please contact Sara Borgeström at email@example.com, Recruitment Consultant at SJR.
As selections and interviews are made on an ongoing basis, please send your application as soon as possible.
Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped living for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent taste, care, and wellbeing experiences for millions of people, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets every year. In 2019 Electrolux had sales of SEK 119 billion and employed 49,000 people around the world.
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