Financial Controller to GANT

den 30 juni 2017
den 29 juli 2017
Elinor Nilsson

Gazella is recruiting a Financial Controller to GANT’s head office in Stockholm. This position involves all areas of finance for our corporate entities and it offers great opportunities to grow and develop within our global organization. As part of the GANT Finance Team, you will also be leading finance projects, representing finance in other business projects and learning all aspects of finance within GANT. You will work in an environment driven by passion, innovation and authenticity. Consequently, we look for someone who is communicative and ambitious with an analytical mind-set that carries out tasks with ambition. We interview candidates continuously and therefore ask you to send in your CV today. Applicants must have permission to work in Sweden.

Your Challenge

  • Responsible for the month end close for a corporate entity within GANT
  • Support when setting up new subsidiaries in accordance with GANT policy and processes/systems
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and reporting to the owners
  • Taking proactive initiatives in the development and improvement of processes and financial systems
  • Support subsidiaries with both month end closing issues, as well as daily accounting and reporting questions and help them get a better understanding for business drivers
  • Take lead in follow ups of the internal control processes
  • Responsible for VAT reporting

Your Background
For this position, we are looking for a person with an academic degree within business and 2-3 years of experience working as an accountant or similar. Experience working during studies is meritorious, however not a requirement. Used with analyzing large sets of financial data, you have a profound understanding of accounting and a background within FMCG, e-commerce or retail is regarded an asset. You have a good knowledge of Excel and are fluent in English, both written and spoken. Swedish is also a merit.

Personal Qualities
You are an analytical, business-oriented and service-minded person to challenge the status quo. You also enjoy a central role characterized by coordination and overview, where you have to translate financial data into ideas. Furthermore, you have the willingness to learn, with the drive to really make a difference and the ability to deliver high quality within a stipulated time frame. You appreciate leading individual projects as well as working in teams, as you will work with many different stakeholders within the company.

GANT is the original American lifestyle brand with European sophistication, offering premium clothing, accessories and home furnishings for men, women and kids. Born in 1949 on the campuses of the American East Coast universities and raised in Europe, GANT enjoys a global presence in over 70 markets, 750 stores and 4,000 selected retailers. GANT is a lifestyle brand committed to creating a community that lives by and embraces our values of being authentic, where we stay true to our beliefs, respect each other and remain accountable; being innovative, where we hold our heritage close to heart when striving for new ideas; and being passionate, where we live and represent the brand we love while working together toward the same goal.

Gazella provides a wide range of services within recruitment and interim. Gazella offers a fast, flexible and accurate interim and recruitment service. Through our aspiration to continuously improve the offered service to both candidates and clients, we strive to develop the industry.

Is this you? Apply using the button or through the following link: Elinor Nilsson is responsible for this recruitment.

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