Finance Controller - IKEA Components

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

IKEA Components holds a unique position within the IKEA value chain. We develop and supply IKEA with customer friendly component solutions for better products – and better homes. This includes a responsibility for selected components and raw material, which means develop, purchase and supply to IKEA suppliers. IKEA Components also have the assignment to provide After Sales service of components to the end customers. Our business is global and today employs 1400 people based mainly in Sweden, Slovakia and China. 

But that is not all, we are currently growing. By taking over the responsibility for IKEA Retail Equipment we are on a journey towards taking our assignment to the next step, creating a new IKEA business that is even more affordable, accessible and sustainable. The retail equipment range is an important part of the IKEA identity. It supports presenting, selling and handling of the IKEA product range, strengthens the IKEA Brand and helps visitors enjoy the full IKEA experience.

My name is Irén, I´m looking for a new colleague to our Finance team in Sweden. 
Would you like to be part of a great team?
Would you like to contribute and learn new things?
Me and my team is offering a challenging and inspiring role.
Join us!

Job Description

The focus area for our Finance team is to secure the quality in our monthly and yearly closing of the book process as well as securing that we are compliant with both legal and internal framework and rules. You will together with your colleagues be responsible for accurate and timely monthly cost reporting and analysis for IKEA Components. 

Your main responsibilities as a Finance Controller are:
To secure the operative flow of the yearly and monthly closing of the book process. You will also secure monthly, bi-monthly and yearly operational and legal reporting and provide financial analysis and report for various stakeholders in the organization.

You create different follow-up and statistics, and you are a speaking partner and support to the business within our area of competence. You will also work with various tasks connected to Budget & Forecast, Cost-follow up, Inter IKEA reporting, Annual Financial statement, Income tax return, Transfer Pricing etc. 

Digitalization is setting a new foundation for Finance and you will be an important player in our team to contribute to implementation of new methodologies and ways of working connected to our Finance Process. You will participate and contribute with input and ideas to our always ongoing Finance development agenda. You will together with your colleagues work with standardizing and automating ways of working. 

You will be reporting to Finance Manager Iren Åberg. The position is placed in Älmhult, Sweden.


To be successful in this role, we believe that you have with at least 5 years’ experience from the finance and controlling area. You inspire and clarify and create togetherness and collaboration. To find better ways and enable change is important for you.

You have knowledge of, and interest in, financial planning and reporting systems and Business information tools like Excel, SAP BPC, Cognos, PBI or equivalent. Experience from M3, our ERP system, is valuable to have. 

You can shift focus from details to a holistic view and through your good communication skills you build strong network with stakeholders, at all levels of the organization.

You have a degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or equivalent knowledge gained from work experience. You have good knowledge in Swedish - Accounting, VAT and commercial law. Fluent in English in both speech and writing.

Additional Information

Does this sound like your next challenge? So, are you the one we are looking for? Hurry up and apply!

If so, we will be happy to receive your application in English until 30 th of June 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Finance Manager Irén Åberg, [email protected] if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist, +46766-113408
Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, so we might close the advertisement earlier if we find the right candidate.

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