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Financial Controller - Remote and Stockholm, Sweden - English speaking

Octopus Computer Associates

Posted on Feb 11, 2021 by Octopus Computer Associates

Stockholm, Sweden
1 Mar 2021
Annual Salary

Financial Controller - Remote and Stockholm, Sweden - English speaking/START DATE: March/April

One of our Blue Chip Clients is urgently looking for a Financial Controller.

Due to COVID you can initially work remotely but once COVID restrictions are lifted you will have to be based full time onsite in Stockholm.

Please find some details below:


This position is based out in Stockholm and Swedish speaking is preferred.

Description of the role

On the occasion of parental leave, Controlling department is now looking for a Controller. In the role you will offer as opportunity to work widely with different parts of controlling and be involved in improving processes and profitability. You will be deeply involved in the monthly reporting process and play an important role in the daily deliveries that support our internal customers. In your role as Controller, you have a lot of contact with the company and will participate in various projects related to reporting and monthly financial statements.

Your main tasks include:

Monthly reporting, provisioning of commissions and analysis of commissions Participate in budget and forecasting process with focus on commissions and costs Produce and communicate various financial analyses (standard and ad hoc analyses) that support effective decision-making Support existing Controllers with reporting and analysis Supporting projects with financial expertise Ad-hoc investigations and analysis Update and maintenance of financial structures; cost centers, accounts, counterparty codes First line helpdesk on financial issues such as deposits/payments, bookings for commission for the organization

The placement of the role is within the Controlling department (Finance & Business Partners),where you report to Head of Finance & Business Partners.

Finance & Business Partners in the Finance Function and is responsible for performance monitoring, analysis, reporting, coordinating/driving the budget work, etc.


We are looking for a person who is eager to learn new things and wants to work close to the business with controlling in one of Sweden's largest non-life insurance companies. We are looking for you who have worked with similar tasks for about 5-10 years and have a master's degree in business administration. It is meritorious if you have previous experience in banking or insurance.

Other characteristics and qualifications:

You are flexible and prestigeless

You have star analytical skills, a proactive approach and easy to identify problems/opportunities for improvement.

You have the right to communicate and are structured as a person.

You have an academic degree from university or college and are fluent in English.

You have very good knowledge of Excel/Powerpoint.

We look forward to welcoming you

You will be part of a team of 4 people who work at our office in Stockholm. We also have a number of offshore employees working for our partner in India

We look forward to welcoming you to our financial function where we strive every day to deliver the best support and solutions for our customers.

The position is limited to 12 months starting April 2021

Please send CV for full details and immediate interviews. We are a preferred supplier to the client.

Reference: 1093541348

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