Finance Director / Vice President (m/w/d)

Finance Director / Vice President (m/w/d)

Our client is a stock listed global operating polymer group with headquarters in Sweden. The company is a global leader in providing innovative solutions for a wide range of industries and applications. The group has a presence in over 50 countries worldwide and employs ca. 16,000 professionals.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to join one of the leading Business Units within the Group as:

  Finance Director / Vice President (m/w/d)

In this position, the individual will play a crucial strategic and operational role in overseeing the financial activities of the company in the dynamic and ever-evolving industry. As the BU Finance Director, they will be responsible for leading the finance department, driving financial performance, ensuring compliance with industry-specific regulations, and supporting the BU President in making informed decisions to navigate the unique challenges and opportunities within the industry. Candidates with a strong background in finance, exceptional leadership skills, and a passion for driving business success are warmly invited to apply for this exciting position.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Extensive knowledge of financial reporting and experience managing multiple locations.
  • Preferably worked in a multinational company and successfully implemented change processes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience in budgeting and forecasting.
  • Analytical abilities to perform complex financial analysis and support strategic decision-making.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills (English is a must).
  • Experienced leader and coach with the ability to lead and develop a finance team.
  • Proficient in computer skills, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint


  • Responsibilities:
    • Lead the preparation of the organization’s financial reports, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, management financial reports, and regulatory reports.
    • Develop and implement the financial strategy of the company as the head of a dedicated finance team.
    • Coordinate BU activities, plan and facilitate BU meetings, and ensure all financial requirements are met.
    • Analyze pricing and BU profitability and driving continuous improvement in cost and profit margins.
    • Consolidate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and ensure compliance with accounting principles (IFRS & statutory) and implementation of internal control processes.
    • Take responsibility for governance and compliance within the BU, collaborating closely with external stakeholders such as customers, suppliers, auditors, and legal and tax advisors.
    • Conduct due diligence assessments for strategic investments, restructuring, and acquisitions, and monitor the financial performance of these projects.

    Interfaces and Stakeholders:

    • Collaborate closely with the BU President and the management team.
    • Interface with various departments including sales, operations, procurement, BA IT, and external customers.
    • Work closely with the finance department of the Business Area and engage with external stakeholders such as auditors, tax advisors, and legal consultants.

    Behavioral Characteristics:

    • Attention to detail, structure, and analytical thinking.
    • Self-motivation, independence, and high integrity are essential qualities for success.
    • Driven to achieve results and possess excellent communication skills.

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