Saab Medav Technology CFO, Germany

Lediga 17 mars 2017

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.




Uttenreuth, Germany


Peter Engström, Recruiting Manager +46 8 58085064
Danie Du Toit +49 9131583580
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What you will be a part of

Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, combat systems and C4I solutions, and traffic management systems.

Electronic Defence Systems, a business area of Saab, is one of the world’s premier suppliers of solutions for surveillance, threat detection, location and protection. Saab Medav Technology (SMT) is seeking a dedicated Chief Financial Officer to lead their accounting/controller functions. This position will oversee a team as well as perform needed financial reporting, budget/forecast/finance activities and implementing risk management plans. This position reports to the Saab Medav Technology Managing Director with the worksite located in Uttenreuth outside Nurnberg, Germany. The position will be an international assignment.

Your role

Principal accountabilities are:

  • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop finance and tax strategies
  • Manage the budgeting and forecast processes
  • Provide financial metrics to drive performance and improve key financial reports
    and management information flows.
  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the SMT management team
  • Provide leadership, day to day management, and ongoing oversight of finance
  • Financial planning and ongoing advice and support to the SMT management team
    and Saab Business Unit
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditörs
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

Your skills and experience

We are looking for someone who thrives in a business-oriented environment where you
can actively contribute to a high level of service. As a CFO you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration
  • Proven leaderships skills
  • Good interpersonal / communications skills, and capability to engage and collaborate with many different counterparts in and outside the organization
  • You are strategic, analytical and result oriented
  • Fluent in English, preferable German as well

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air,land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 14,700 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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