Manager Commercial Control

Are you ready to take on a new challenge as Manager Commercial Control? We are currently looking for a strong leader responsible for the Commercial Control organization at Skånemejerier, part of Lactalis Group. You will be responsible for creating a dynamic work environment, continuously optimizing financial processes and structures to improve ways of working. 

About the role

Your key role as Manager Commercial Control is to help the commercial organization in setting and achieving financial goals, both short and long term. In collaboration with your team you will provide and communicate relevant, analyzed, accurate and timely financial information and KPIs to monitor margin expansion, volume growth and cost efficiency.

You will also have responsibility of developing a financial perspective in all relevant business processes in order to reach financial objectives, as well as developing tools, processes and analysis to support local and group initiatives.

Main responsibilities

  • Line Management Commercial Controlling; You will manage a team of three commercial controllers, responsible for optimizing the commercial controlling organization to support the commercial organization.
  • Management financial reporting; Coordinate management reporting and secure it is up to standards and delivered within time.
  • Forecast and budget process; Coordinate and drive development of the financial forecast/budget process, secure quality, financial perspective and recommend corrective actions.
  • Performance management; Responsibility to make sure systems and tools are in place to support proper performance management regarding sales, discounts, marketing and indirect costs.
  • Business Support; Analyzing, evaluating and giving corrective recommendations to support the business in financial matters / actual outcomes in order to reach planned targets and optimizing performance.
  • ERP and Business Intelligence; Drive development of ERP and BI systems (e.g. Qlikview and/or other systems) and make sure they support financial objectives and local/group business initiatives.
  • Drive finance agenda in Skånemejerier; Responsibility of developing a financial perspective in all relevant business processes in order to reach financial objectives.
  • Management Team Support; Support to the Skånemejerier management team with various tasks, specifically to sales- and marketing director(s) and business unit leaders as well as the Controlling Director.

You have 3 direct reports and will report to the Management Control Director. The role is based at Skånemejeriers headquarter in Malmö where you will be a part of the Finance leadership team.

Skills and Capabilities required

  • University degree, Business School graduate or similar
  • Leadership experience
  • Knowledge of business systems such as M3, Qlikview
  • Advanced user of Excel
  • At least 10 years’ relevant work experience with a proven track record
  • Experience from Food industry/FMCG or similar
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language 

About you

As a person you are analytical and business-minded, have a strong drive and professional commitment. You are proactive, confident and not afraid to challenge or initiate change. You are structured and process-oriented as well as efficient and result-oriented.

We also see that you are a great leader with a genuine interest in developing others. Further on you are good team-player and have great communication skills (also on international level).

What we offer

Skånemejerier is part of the world's largest private dairy group, Lactalis Group. Through the group, you get access to an international network of colleagues to learn from and exchange ideas with.

Skånemejerier is competitive by taking advantage of the medium-sized company's flexibility combined with the expertise and resources available in an international group. For the right person there are great opportunities to develop.

About Skånemejerier

Skånemejerier is Sweden's second largest dairy company, with an annual turnover of just over SEK 4 billion. The company is producing and distributing a wide range of of dairy products, cheese and fruit drinks and the vision is to become the most sustainable dairy in Sweden.  The company has about 700 employees and is headquartered in Malmö. Among the brands are market-leading brands such as Skånemejerier, Bravo, Allerum, Hjordnära, Åsens, Salakis and Lindahls. Since 2012, Skånemejerier has been part of the French Groupe Lactalis Group, one of the world's largest dairy groups.

At Skånemejerier we work for a safe, good and drug-free working environment. External final candidates for the position will therefore be asked to present an extract from the criminal record, conduct a drug test. As part of our preventive work, we also carry out random alcohol and drug tests. 

How to apply

In this recruitment process, Skånemejerier is partnering up with Academic Search. For more question, please contact Senior Recruitment Consultant Anette Nordgaard at +46(0)701 75 64 24 or or Researcher Sara Bergh at +46(0)706 58 36 00 or Please apply as soon as possible, however no later than May 17 2021, as we work continuously with the selection and interview process. All information is handled confidentially in accordance with Academic Search Integrity Policy as well as the new data protection act, GDPR. This means that we can only process applications coming through the applications system. Thank you for your understanding.

Academic Search International is one of Scandinavia’s most merited companies within Executive Search & Interim Management. Our focus is people with documented manager- and specialist competences. We have close collaborations with national and international companies with strong brands and purpose. Our mission is to unite the best qualified candidates with the toughest challenges at the most interesting companies in Sweden. Our values are KNOWLEDGE, ENGAGEMENT, RESPONSIBILITY and COLLABORATION. Through these values, we make a difference in all our relationships.

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