Business controller for Transport Solutions business group

Title: Business controller

Company: Axel Johnson International

Employment type: Full-time employment

Last day to apply: 2018-05-05

Role description
We are currently looking for a business controller for the Transport Solutions business group within Axel Johnson International. In the role as business controller you are responsible for reporting and performing financial analysis, as well as creating decision material and taking part of the decision processes. In addition, the role comprises a wide range of tasks and there is a lot of project based work towards the companies in our group. It is also offers the possibility to influence the character of the role, based on your own experience and ideas. You will report to, and work closely with the business group’s managing director.

Examples of typical tasks
• Perform reporting and financial analysis for the management team and the head office in Stockholm.
• Follow-up on cost and profit development of specific product segments.
• Support the group companies in finance related questions.
• Support CEOs and business area manager with analysis and take part in the board work within the group companies.
• Perform company analysis and due diligence in connection to M&A projects.
• Attend industry exhibitions.
• Conduct market and competitor analysis.
• Lead projects within finance & administration, sourcing, R&D and marketing.
• Point of contact and coordinator for the group companies regarding questions concerning financial matters.
• Work with continuous improvement of financial routines and processes within the group.

The position is based at our Gothenburg office and you are expected to travel as part of your job, both in Sweden and Europe.

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Business Administration and Economics or equivalent, with at least 3 years working experience from relevant work. You probably have experience of similar tasks from a larger company, group or consultancy business, preferably with experience from a production environment, acquisitions or sourcing. You are fluent in written and spoken Swedish and English.

You are self-driven with strong analytical skills. An open mind and skilled at analysing and presenting data in a relevant way. We take for granted that you have a strong interest in our business and improving the profitability of business.

Group description
Axel Johnson International is a privately owned industrial group that acquires and develops companies in strategic niche markets, primarily technical components and industrial process solutions.

We are an active and long-term owner whose mission is to drive business development and growth. We build and develop groups of companies with shared strategic objectives, stimulating joint initiatives and knowledge sharing. Axel Johnson International has four business groups: Fluid Handling Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Lifting Solutions and Transport Solutions.

At Axel Johnson International we have an entrepreneurial culture where decentralised and committed leadership enables quick decisions. The group has four focus areas: digitalisation, service, sustainability and people development.

Axel Johnson International is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The group comprises more than 100 companies that together employ 3 300 people in 25 countries. Annual sales are EUR 790 million.

The Transport Solutions business group comprises leading European providers of cargo securing solutions and vehicle components. It includes ABKATI, Eigenbrodt, Sternhammar, TMT. Malinen, Trailerkomponenter, Widni, Forankra group, Verne and allsafe, with total sales of EUR 150 million FY17.

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For questions, please contact the following persons:

Heidi Bader at, +46 709 856 337

Mattias Larrieu at, +46 734 166 016.

Please send in your application (CV + cover letter) via the application link below as soon as possible.