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Site controller / Head of finance

Slavkov, Czechia
Closing date
14 October 2021
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Your role

In your role as Site Controller, you are directly supporting the site manager in all financial matters regarding the Slavkov site as part of the business unit “Training & Simulation”.  

You are a member of the site’s management team, where you act as a business partner to the rest of the organization and create an understanding and acceptance of the financial process and relevant financial controls.

You work closely with the finance function and the Head of Finance of the business unit, which is located in Huskvarna, Sweden.

Primarily, the role includes:

  • Management of the staff of the finance function, currently including 4 colleagues (finance+payroll)

  • Line manage the bid team (2 personnel)

  • Prepare / review decision material with respect to financial impact of decisions in our winning business, execute business and processes

  • Lead the budget processes for the site

  • Ensure accuracy and data consistency in the financial information systems

  • Ensure understanding of key financial data within the site and business unit

  • Support managers in defining and following up performance parameters and internal control

  • Responsible for the fulfillment of statutory requirements for the local legal entity

  • Responsible for the maintenance and interoperability of the financial information systems, correct data ensurance

  • Responsible for successful finish of finance audits

  • Reports for Czech statistics office and Czech national bank

  • Responsible for contract dealings and finalization, close cooperation with bid managers

  • Economic, bank and accounting supervision

  • Internal communication and advice in financial area /to managers and employees/

In this role, we offer you:

  • Full-time job, starting date immediately

  • Based at Slavkov u Brna (20 minutes from Brno center)

  • Interesting salary

  • Flexible working hours, 5 weeks of vacation

  • Inspiring and developing international work environment under a strong brand, in close contact with Swedish colleagues and active use of the English language

Your skills and experience

To be successful in this position, you are a pro-active and highly self-motivated person with high integrity and very good communication skills. You can explain financial matters and share your knowledge with your colleagues. You are structured and ambitious in developing the right level of financial processes, analyses and controls. You value trust, expertise and drive.

Specifically, you should have:

  • University degree in Finance / Economics or equivalent experience and knowledge

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a financial function

  • Experience in managing standard tasks in financial control

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to think systematically

  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to handle many concurrent tasks

  • Experience / ability to manage a small team for accounting, reporting, planning, financial and business analysis of financial data as well as for various administrative tasks

  • Experience in / ability to understand the operational processes of a product-based organization, including marketing & sales, hard- & software development, production and after sales support

  • Experience in using and maintaining financial information systems (we currently use IFS)

  • Very good knowledge of the Czech and English languages

  • Experienced in working in international company with project accounting

  • Knowledge of the tax system and legal requirements of the Czech Republic

  • Experience with audit procedures and transfer pricing

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and especially Microsoft Excel