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Saab Global

Performance management and planning

Stockholm, Sweden
Closing date: 3 June 2024

Saab is a place where teamwork makes things fly. Literally. Join us and experience our supportive and friendly workplace.

Your role

As corporate business controller, you will be responsible for the financial planning wheel within Saab from Business Plan to Budget and Forecasts. You will synchronize and drive the process in Business units / Business Areas / Operational Countries as well as in Corporate Functions. This means that you will be responsible for tools, templates, scenario-handling and the full financial planning process. There is also a responsibility to develop ways of working and find best practice in the processes, and develop that in the whole organization.

In the role lies also a responsibility for analysis and reporting of the outcome of the planning process, scenario development and also ad hoc analysis. Financial analysis in various projects is also part of your role e.g M&A, efficiency programs, benchmarks, KPI:s etc.

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 leading finance role. You are used to support the business and management in several areas and willing to walk an extra mile to get things done. You are expected to be close to the business operations and understand the challenges we have in our business.

Your work reflects a high sense of structure and quality. To be successful in the role we expect you to have good informal leadership and strong communication skills along with strong business acumen.

Required skills

  • Bachelor of Finance or equivalent
  • Experience in Business Control
  • Good knowledge of Saab operations
  • Good general knowledge in the financial tools we use in Saab
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing 
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

We are a team within Group Finance; Corporate Control with the task to improve and strengthen Business Control within the Saab Group. We work together in the team with clear responsibilities and mandate to make decisions within our own areas but as a team we discuss and take common decisions on questions that arise within our function. We drive several efficiency and renewal projects within Finance striving for a more common and efficient way of follow up our business.

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters. Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between.  ​

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts. We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world. Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations. Read more about us here


Stockholm or Linköping

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.