Group Finance Director to HMS Networks

den 11 september 2017
den 27 september 2017
Birgitta Ödman

HMS is seeking a qualified Group Finance Director to the headquarter in Halmstad. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to be part of HMS’ successful journey.

The position has six highly performing direct reports; Group Finance Specialist, two Group Financial Controllers, Group Business Controller and Process & Tools specialist. In addition, the Accounting Manager for HMS Industrial Networks AB (the largest subsidiary) is also reporting to GFD. To develop the team and the individuals is an essential part of the position.
Group Finance Director (GFD) reports to CFO and is responsible for the Group Finance function. As HMS is growing fast, the CFO will focus more on M&A and business development activities. The main purpose with this position is to ensure a solid reporting and compliance in the Group as well as a strategic development of the Group Finance function.

• Manage and develop the Group Finance function
• Ensure a proactive finance and reporting function within the Group
• Financial policies, such as Transfer pricing, Accounting and FX
• Interaction with Auditor
• Coordinate subsidiaries in reporting
• Coordination of Group Insurance
• Group share savings program

Besides the functional responsibilities, the new Group Finance Director will be an important player and contribute to the positive development of the total HMS Group.

The position requires a solid financial experience from a CFO or Financial Manager position, including leadership, and experience from an international group. You have a good understanding in ERP, BI and other finance systems. It’s considered a plus if you have worked in Automation, IT or adjacent markets involving products business. Strong communication skills and proficiency in English is required as well as a degree in Business Administration or similar.

We are looking for an inspiring and motivating leader with a strong drive for building efficient teams. Personal characteristics wanted are communicative, structured, responsible, driven and action oriented.

We welcome your application with CV and cover letter in Swedish or English at no later than September 27. If you have any questions, please contact Birgitta Ödman, +46 763 38 87 77.

At HMS Industrial Networks, we value the outstanding contributions of our employees, and we recognize it is our people that make HMS successful. We work hard to maintain our vibrant, innovative and welcoming culture, and we strive to support our staff as they grow and develop both personally and professionally. Corporate values, Customer Commitment, Growth & Innovation, Long-Term Approach, Building Relationships, and Lean & Efficient.

About the company
HMS Industrial Networks is an innovative and leading global supplier of connectivity solutions for industrial automation, machinery and remote asset management. Headquartered in Halmstad, Sweden, HMS has branch offices in Belgium, China, Denmark, Spain, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, India, Japan, The UK and three locations in the United States (Chicago, Boston and Pittsburgh).

Employing over 500 people worldwide, HMS reported sales of 952 MSEK in 2016 and is a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, Sweden, see

HMS vision: “In a world where all devices are intelligent and networked, HMS is the leader in making industrial devices and systems communicate – for a more productive and sustainable world.”