Höganäs is the world leader in the iron and metal powders market, with an annual capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with our customers, we develop tomorrow’s solutions for the automotive industry, surface and joining technologies, additive manufacturing and water treatment, which contribute to a more sustainable society. Höganäs was founded in 1797 and today we employ 2,400 committed people in 16 countries in Americas, Europe and Asia. Our turnover in 2020 was 800 million Euro. Our owners are Lindéngruppen and FAM.
As VP Group Accounting and Tax, you will be part of Group Finance and report directly to the CFO. You will work independently with responsibility for two colleagues in the finance-team: Group Financial Controller and Accounting Manager/Parent company. You will also collaborate closely with managers from other disciplines as well as finance managers in Höganäs’ legal entities globally. The position will amongst others have ownership of the following:
- Group accounting and consolidation – rules, guidelines and handling
- Group Accounting principles applied in-line with IFRS throughout group
- External/annual reports
- Audit – coordination and responsible for the Group
- Responsible for the Höganäs Internal Control structure and Self-assessment process
- Cash flow calculations and analyses for the Group
- Tax management – corporate legal compliance, transfer pricing and tax optimisation
In addition to the above there will be opportunities to work in different projects such as M&A or process development. The position is based at the headquarters in Höganäs, although flexibility exists. Some travelling is required.
You have a degree in Finance with a comprehensive knowledge about, and significant experience, in group accounting and consolidation applied with IFRS in an international environment. In addition to this you have some knowledge within corporate tax.
Your skills can originate from audit companies, as well as some eight to ten years’ experience in working as a financial controller and/or with group accounting in an international company that uses IFRS. You are fluent in English and have strong oral and written communication skills as you will consult with all levels of management and work with external parties.
As a person you have a strong ability to work independently, while being a team player. You are business- and service minded, structured, responsible, dedicated, and proactive.
In this recruitment, Höganäs cooperates with SJR Executive Search. Welcome with your application containing CV and personal letter with a description of why you are interested in the position and what your contribution would be. All applications and contacts are treated confidentially and in accordance with the GDPR.