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Project Controller - Business Unit Gripen Sustainment

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 31 August 2022

We are looking for a business minded controller within Business Unit Gripen Sustainment. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with strong analytical and communicational skills, who is willing to get involved in and drive improvements within our business and operations.

Your role

We offer a challenging and varied controlling position within the Gripen system life-cycle business projects. You will

  • Be a co-pilot to project managers and managers in all financial matters.
  • Proactively monitor and control the financial aspects of the projects
  • Monthly reporting and drive the work with forecasts and budgets.
  • Secure relevant KPI´s including target setting and continuous follow up.   
  • Develop working methods to secure appropriate ways of working regarding the financials within the department context
  • Work proactively and contribute to a transparent and inclusive environment
  • Drive various improvement initiatives  

You will work in close cooperation with project management teams as well as with other controllers in the Finance function and actively contribute to improvements and progress in various financial processes and systems.  

Your profile

You have the ability to combine a holistic perspective with an understanding of the importance of keeping track of the details.

You have strong analytical skills, combined with a high level of communicational skills, and to be able to drive improvement initiatives we also foresee that you have a strong structured planning capability.

We are looking for a controller who has the ability to work independently as well as together with others. You can work with the bigger picture regarding e.g. trends and KPI’s, but also dig into details and analyze data in our financial systems.

You have a solid work experience in combination with relevant education within Controlling/Financial Management. Knowledge in Agresso, Mercur and/or Antura are meritorious.

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.

Location will be Linköping or Arboga.

What you will be a part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

The Aeronautics business area is an innovative supplier of world-class aircraft systems, advanced aerostructures, and a wide range of support solutions within civil and military aviation. The business area researches, develops, and produces military aviation systems. We are building for the future through research and studies into innovative flight systems and the further development of our products.

By joining Aeronautics, you will be a part of a diverse, collaborative and supportive organisation with an emphasis on professional growth and work-life balance. You will work in an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

Gripen Sustainment, a business unit within Aeronautics Saab, delivers a wide range of services and integrated support solutions to customers in defense and in the commercial market for cost-effective support of systems and platforms throughout the life cycle. You will formally be a part of our Business Area Finance organization but will work closely to the Gripen Sustainment business unit.

Fulfillment of this position might be concluded during the recruitment period so we look forward to see your application as soon as possible. You can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

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