To secure INGKA Group long term profitable growth and to enable business transformation, the job contributes to the Group Finance Function to lead, steer and support overall Ingka financial reporting by providing Accounting & Reporting services, supporting a strong compliance framework and effective governance.
•You have a Bachelor or master’s degree in Finance / Accounting, or you are an expert in Financial and Managerial Accounting and Reporting. •You have several years of experience in accounting and/or audit in a similar or larger international organization. Knowledge of the multi-site retail industry is a plus. •You are an experienced Leader who inspires individuals and teams to accomplish organizational goals. •You love working with people and leading teams you always motivate people to perform and grow by providing feedback, coaching and mentoring. •You are a tactical and operational business partner, with strong analytical skills, translate business needs into financial consequences and solutions. •You are a strong communicator with capacity to influence decisions and create energy and commitment within the organization. •You can handle a constantly changing environment with many different stake holders and demands. •You are fluent in German as well as in English with strong MS Office Skills.
A DAY IN YOUR LIFE WITH US
•Lead the development of the team based on the INGKA People strategy to secure the right competences, performance and talent succession. •Responsible for all financial reporting in compliance with INGKA Group frameworks and local GAAP. •Lead the team to achieve global standard frameworks and processes and efficiently deliver the right level of quality of accounting and reporting for business and compliance needs. •Responsible for building and maintaining strong business relationships with relevant external stakeholders and act as a trustful and professional business partner with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization to support reaching overall goals and objectives. •Lead cooperation with Group Financial Controlling and Country organization to minimize deviations from standard global frameworks for local business needs and compliance reasons and secures effective ways of working. •Participation in global and local projects and support their execution to simplify, harmonize and automate financial operations and reporting. •Contribute ideas and insight to the business planning process from country, company, department, matrix perspective and use as a basis for the team action plan. •Secure close cooperation with Legal and Tax teams to ensure compliance with legal and tax requirements and enable an efficient and effective external audit process. •Secure cross-organizational readiness and continued business growth in terms of competence, performance and succession through enabling an end-to-end approach.
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
We see ourselves as influencers – we steer the IKEA business by finding the truth behind the figures. Together we secure compliance with local and international laws and reporting standards; we assure that accounting processes are efficient and that tax compliance meets business needs. We’re a diverse group of people driven by providing reliable financial data to a wide variety of stakeholders. At the end of the day, that’s one of the foundations to make IKEA even better!
Please submit your application online and make sure to include your CV, motivation letter and any other relevant documents. Unfortunately, paper applications cannot be taken into consideration. Following a first selection, successful candidates will be invited to a video interview.