Business controller

Vacancies 07 January 2020

Closing date





Charlotta Lundblad +46 (10) 2174274
Maria Castensson +46 (10) 2174810
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We are strengthening our controlling team and are looking for a Business Controller who want to work in a team which focuses on optimal results, profitable projects, business acumen and development of the organization. We offer you a job where you will have an important role to play within Finance Business and Financial Control. If you want to work in an exciting and expansive business where you support decision makers and truly create value, this is a role for you!

Your role

Kockums Finance is responsible for supporting our business units and projects, from tender reviews to delivery and calculations, financial planning and reporting. Besides being a natural part of the finance team, we spend a great deal in projects and management teams where project management, planning and purchasing are important contact areas. Reporting within projects, steering groups and management teams are ongoing tasks. Improvement work will be a part of your everyday life within the project as well as within the controller function of the company. This means a role with challenging and interesting tasks and an opportunity to independently carry out your work.

Main tasks:

  • Planning and reporting
  • Supporting and controlling the interface between project planning, our management teams and Finance
  • Responsible for budget, forecasts, financial statements and financial reports
  • Support in internal control
  • Participate in calculations as well as presentations in steering groups and management groups
  • When needed, participate in follow-up meetings with the customer

The placement will be in either Karlskrona or Malmö, both offices centrally located and beautiful coastal. The role include frequent business travels, mostly between these two offices.

Your profile

To be successful and thrive in your role you need to have a proactive and commercial approach as well as a structured and analytical mind. We are looking for you who can challenge the organization in a supportive way in order for us to deliver excellent results. High integrity and understanding of what drives profitability is a prerequisite for the role. You have many contact areas, so it is important that you enjoy social contacts and quickly create trust among the people around you.

Required skills:

  • Academic degree in economics
  • Experience in negotiations and contractual arrangements as well as experience as a controller with a focus on projects and planning
  • Good knowledge in Office with emphasis on Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English

In addition to all your amazing skills, we are also hoping for you to be a lovely colleague and team player!

Your application may be in Swedish or English. This position require 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 a team of 13 people reporting to Saab Kockums financial manager and deputy CFO, whose leadership is characterized by ambitions, openness and involvement. During 2019 we have created a platform in the team, focusing on a way of working with clear goals, roadmap, team spirit and implementing a method for continuous improvement and development. This year we continue to execute and we are looking for a colleague, in a yet so open and broad role, that want to be part of and participate on this journey.

Business Area Kockums
Inside our leading naval factory

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.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English.

Contact persons;
Maria Castensson, recruiting manager
+46 734 34 18 10
or Charlotta Lundblad, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 734 34 12 74.
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.

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