Finance Controller - ICOM

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

What if you could inspire to make everyday life just a little bit better?  
The answer is simple: You can. This is what motivates us at IKEA. We’re constantly searching to find new ways to be better. We use insights from real life at home all over the world, learning about the needs and dreams of people. We use our home furnishing knowledge to help inspire people with ideas and solutions that will help them live the life they want.  

At IKEA Marketing & Communication (IMC), we’re people-centric, have a passion for making great stuff, and we aim to be the best communication partner for the whole of IKEA. We work closely and together with our colleagues across IKEA, creating state-of-the-art communication at the lowest price. Located in Älmhult, Sweden, we’re a melting pot of many different nationalities and cultures. Because in order to make things better for the many, we want to involve people from all parts of the world.

Nonetheless, we never forget our Swedish heritage that forms the backbone of who we are today.  
We’re on the lookout for passionate doers, idea makers, creative thinkers - people who want to find answers to everyday problems in people’s lives, for society and the planet. 


My name is Lisa and I´m looking for a new colleague for our Business Navigation & Finance team in Älmhult, Sweden. 

Would you like to be part of a great team? Would you like to contribute and learn new things?
Then keep on reading!

Job Description

As a Finance Controller, you are part of facilitating decision making in the organization by providing timely and reliable financial information and coordinating between different business teams and the Finance team on all financial matters. You are a speaking partner and support to the business within our area of competence.

You lead the Budget & Forecast process for the whole of IMC, ensuring that these are fully aligned with the company’s plans. You also work with various tasks connected to Cost-follow up and reporting to the company’s Board of Directors.

Further, you secure compliant monthly, bi-monthly and annual financial reporting and Inter IKEA reporting and you are the key contact for the external audit process.
You will be reporting to Deputy Business Navigation & Finance Manager Lisa Thomson. The position is in Älmhult, Sweden.


This is a position where you can grow and learn about IKEA and IMC’s business. To be successful in this role, we believe that you have at least 5 years’ experience from the finance and controlling area. You inspire, 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, CODA, MS Dynamics, QlikView/Sense or equivalents.

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 Accounting, VAT and commercial law. Fluent in English, in both speech and writing.

Additional Information

Sounds interesting? 

So, are you the one we are looking for? Hurry up and apply!  Then this just might be for you!
Please send your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English as soon as possible.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Lisa Thomson, [email protected] or recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist, +46766113408

Please note that we will continuously look at applications so don't delay, make sure to show us your interest in the role as soon as possible, and by 15th of August at the latest. We look forward to receiving your application!  

Please note that due to the summer vacation period it might take a while until you hear back from us. Welcome with your application!

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