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We are looking for our new Indirects Controller

We are ready for you who are in the early stages of your career within Finance and interested to work in an international environment! In anticipation of this role, we are ready for a committed and driven colleague.


About the role

This role offers a variety of work tasks, which makes it interesting and challenging for the right candidate. The Indirects Controller is responsible for managing and controlling the indirects costs for Sweden MU. This includes supporting the stakeholders with appropriate analysis and information to allow them to make decisions which create and maximise value for the entity. A secondary element of the role relates to performing key control and reporting activities around Stock and COGS (“Total Price Variance”) at Month End. With us, you are accountable for your own work and we believe in our employees because we know that great people make the difference.


Your future work tasks and responsibilities

The Sweden Indirects budgets compromise the overhead budgets at Sweden Malmo for key functions including Marketing, Sales, Finance, and General Management. The total annual budget is c160mSEK.


The specific responsibilities include:

Strategic Planning: Provide input into 3 yr Indirects ambition

Annual Planning: Define and improve process for Indirects budget construction; build bottom-up budgets with input from budget holders and central assumptions; maintain updates throughout process, provide reporting and analysis

Monthly Forecasting: Provide monthly updates to Indirects outlook for current year, including maintaining a ledger of Risks and Opportunities. Input from budget holders and other business stakeholders

Monthly Actuals: Complete month end close procedures and provide clear, insightful reporting to budget holders to empower them to control budgets

Value Creation: Work with budget holders to identify opportunities for value creation

Bonus: Prepare accrual and provide analysis of Group Bonus scheme accrual

Sox: Responsible for end-to-end completion of all Sox controls associated with Indirects

Ad-hoc analysis and projects: Eg Indirects benchmarking analysis,  support to ZBB reporting, ad-hoc savings/costing analysis


Within COGS/Sox:

Total Price Variance Reporting: Monthly price variance reporting comparing all articles in stock at a fixed standard value and calculated/actual value for the current period. Variances due to price changes and fluctuations in exchange rate

Standard Prices: Responsible for updating standard prices and intercompany COGS


Knowledge and skills:


  • Strong basic Finance/Accounting knowledge of Stock/COGS and Indirects accounting
  • Very strong Excel skills. Significant experience in handling large volumes of data to building logical, well-structured and automated excel models to deliver reporting/forecasting/controls
  • Outlook experiences
  • English: Strong written and verbal


  • Previous experience of SAP Standard costing, FI, CO/COPA modules



Bold Delivery: Takes full responsibility and ownership to deliver a set of objectives targets and standards on time, in full; displays a “can do” mentality. Focus on targets and deadlines,and persists in overcoming obstacles. A self-starter; does not wait for others to solve problems.

Change Agent: Flexible and adaptable to multiple and changing priorities. Maintain a positive and balanced attitude during periods of change and intensity

Teamwork: Role-models teamwork and mutual support

Rigorous attention to detail: Has a desire for perfection in output. At same time being able to see the “big picture”

Comfortable communicating clearly to and working with all levels of organisation: A clear and crisp communicator: make the complex simple for non-finance. Comfortable to interrogate and dissect large volumes of data to ensure data is accurate and aligned to expectations


Qualifications and previous experience:


  • Graduate (degree): Bachelor’s in business and Admin and/or accountancy qualification


  • Previous relevant work experience which has provided exposure to above skills and competencies



Permanent 100%. With 6 months of initial probationary employment with start in feb 2020


Welcome with your application via www.findus.se, no later than 15th of december.


For more information about the role:

Contact Philip Andrews, Philip.Andrews@se.findus.com


About Findus & Nomad Foods Europe

We wish to improve life with good and healthy food. Food that is good and nutritious, and of course, of sustainable origin. We are proud to be Findus.


Findus Sverige AB is one of the leading food companies in Sweden and has a turnover of approx 2 billion SEK, where frozen products constitute the largest part. Findus Sweden is part of Nomad Foods Europe that operates in 15 countries, with a turnover of 2.1bEUR, and approx 4300 employees.


Findus Sverige AB has about 220 employees and the head office is located in central Malmö. Read more at www.findus.se

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Nordenskiöldsgatan 8, Hisshall B
211 19 Malmö Vägbeskrivning 010-6005200

Därför ska du söka jobb hos oss.

Vi satsar på dig och på Findus finns det många olika karriär möjligheter. Det spelar ingen roll var du börjar din resa utan hur du presterar under resans gång. En nyanställd kan exempelvis få komma in i en roll där han eller hon inte är specialist från början och få möjlighet att växa med uppgiften. Efterhand erbjuds medarbetaren allt större utmaningar inom det egna arbetsområdet.

  • Utvecklingsmöjligheter

    Utbildningar samt individuella utvecklingsplaner och karriärvägar för medarbetare inom Findus olika arbetsområden. Vi satsar på dig och ser till att du utvecklas till din fulla potential.

  • Friskvård

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  • Ansvar

    Vi tror på vårt team och ger gärna dig mycket eget ansvar. Vi tycker det är viktigt att uppmuntra idéer och entusiasm.

Arbetsplats och Kultur

Findus har en enkel och lättsam kultur som är informell och lätt att verka i. Vi har en positiv och skön arbetsmiljö. Det är viktigt att ha roligt när vi arbetar. Då är det dessutom så mycket lättare att utvecklas individuellt.

Vår Vision är:
Vi gör livet bättre med god och bra mat

  • Vår mat är bra för dig och den smakar gott
  • Vår mat är ansvarsfullt och hållbart framställd
  • Vår mat är resultatet av vår passion, vårt sätt att agera och vår tradition

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