Accounting Manager - Business Area Controller

Vacancies 26 November 2019

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Anna-Maria Törshagen [C] -
Mattias Ringman +46 (586) 81902
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Your role

You will lead the accounting function with responsibilities of producing a financial closing and all related reports. You will be the point of contact for external auditors as well as responsible for the adherence to external and internal financial rules and regulations. Your direct reports consists of experienced people, located in Karlskoga and Linköping. You are also responsible for the financial reporting across the entities, both international and Swedish, that are included in BA Dynamics,. You will report to the CFO of Business Area Dynamics. 

Primarily, this position is located in Karlskoga. Business trips, mainly in Sweden but also internationally, are occurring when necessary.

Your profile

To be able to work independently in this role, we expect you to have a number of years of experience in the finance area, preferably in a larger organization. You have a university degree in Finance with advanced skills in accounting or the equivalent in experience. You are used to supporting the business in several areas and willing to walk an extra mile to get things done.
You have experience from managing people and having stakeholders from various functions. You complete your tasks with high quality and on time.

To be successful in the role we expect you to have good leadership skills and strong communication skills.

Due to the nature of the job, we are looking for a stable personality, capable to perform in a stressful, international environment.

Required skills

  • Bachelor of Finance or similar
  • Good general knowledge of Finance and ERP systems
  • IFRS and Swedish GAAP accounting regulations
  • Fluent in Swedish, verbal and written
  • Good communication skills in English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experience from larger corporations

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

What you will be a part of

You will be part of Dynamics as one of the 6 Business Areas within Saab and also part of an experienced Finance Function with several reporting units, both nationally and internationally.

Dynamics is a business area that offers support weapons, missiles, torpedoes, sensors, unmanned underwater vehicles, camouflage systems and defense market training systems. The product portfolio also includes products for the civil security market, such as remote controlled underwater vessels for the oil industry and nuclear power plants.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

We apply ongoing selection for this recruitment which means that the position may be filled prior to the job ads expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile described above - please forward you application as soon as possible.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here.

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