Group FP&A Manager

A trusted business partner to the organization with a business-oriented mindset together with great social and communication skills.
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We are now searching for our future Group FP&A Manager. This is a very important position in a fast growing and dynamic business. You will be leading 4 senior business controllers in their daily work and together with CFO structure the follow-up of financial and business targets and activities. This is a relatively new department and you will have the possibility to continue building a world class controller-team. The team's focus is to become a trusted business partner to the organization whereby a business-oriented mindset and social and communicative skills is a must.

About the role

As Group FP&A Manager you will function as a business partner to the company’s senior management in providing suggestions on how to increase efficiency and where to grow profitability. An important part in business are the fixed price projects. The manager is required to act as an advisor regarding successive completion methods as well as project follow up. By analyzing Extenda Retail group´s result and operations you will gain expertise of the company’s processes and routines which will serve a great value for the understanding of how to increase the profitability of the company. Your aim is to support and help the business leaders of the company to understand how we as a company can move the business forward, towards further success. 

In the role as Group FP&A Manager you will lead the yearly budget process, the quarterly forecasting and support the CFO by taking part and driving ad-hoc projects. You are also accountable for the FP&A team’s achievement as you encourage and support the team to take initiatives in order to drive work forward. You will also help your team in their ambition to guide the business units to make the right decisions and priorities based on data driven metrics. This role has a very technical approach and where the manager is superuser in both Adaptive Planning and Power BI. The expectation is that the applicant has extensive BI experience.

In short, you will lead the overall budget and forecasting by producing analytical models with the aim to leverage the company’s efficiency and profitability.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Work with Business Function heads to build their annual budgets and forecasts and steer the budget towards expected results.
  • Producing analytical models to determine the impacting business factors
  • Analyzing financial and operational results to better understand the company’s performance and translate into actionable insights
  • Review customer and product profitability as well as communicating to senior management the reasons behind the department performance and results
  • Reviewing existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts
  • Drive harmonization and standardization of processes, reports and way of working
  • Evaluating previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets.
  • Communicating results and recommendations to senior management for improvements that will lead to cost reduction, revenue generation and streamlining operations
  • Provide insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability
  • Managing a team of Business Controllers
  • Gain expertise of the organization's operations to understand the profitability and how to increase it. 
  • Work with CFO to make effective decisions to improve transparency, work to achieve synergy targets and shortening cycle time.

We are looking for

We emphasize greatly on your personal skills as we seek an experienced leader with a positive attitude to influence the team with a coaching and motivating approach. You will also need a business oriented mindset as you coach the team to take initiatives in order to drive work forward. With the ability to display empathy, humility, resilience and vision you will also function as a cultural ambassador and show accountability for both your own as well as the teams development. 

We also think that you are a skilled communicator who can tailor the message depending on the audience. You get a genuine kick out of seeing people grow and you are calm and structured with the ability to cut through unnecessary noise to help the team keep their focus on the wildly important. 

Skills and requirements

  • Degree in economics from University studies.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience from working as a Business Controller/FP&A.
  • Great knowledge of Excel.
  • Fluent in Swedish and English, both verbal and in writing.
  • Previous experience of working with accounting.
  • Strong leadership abilities as well as experience
  • Proactive mindset
  • Experience of working at an international company at Group level

Location

This position will be located in our HQ office in Stockholm.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Lindhagensgatan 94
112 18 Stockholm Directions info@extendaretail.com

OUR VALUES

KNOWLEDGE: We know our products, our customers, our services and our market

 

CURIOSITY: We want to innovate, know more and understand


TRUST: We see people as able, having good intent and showing accountability


COURAGE: We focus on long term results and quality

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