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Head of Financial Controlling to SF Studios!
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Industry

Entertainment

Category

Accounting & Finance

Experience

Experienced

Location: Stockholm

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Contact Person
Cecilia Bergendahl

Job Description

We are looking for a business-oriented Head of Financial Controlling to lead our Financial Controlling team, work closely with our business areas as well as other colleagues within Finance.

You will play an important role in a skilled team in an iconic company with a decade of film history, but also part of a dynamic business characterized by great work environment in an ever-changing market. If you have a business mindset and an interest in entertainment – you will feel right at home.

Responsibilities
The finance team provides financial expertise to all our businesses and across all of SF Studios’ locations. As Head of Financial Controlling, you will lead the Financial Controlling team and work closely with SF Studios four business areas production, distribution, acquisition & licensing, and SF Anytime. The work responsibilities within Financial Controlling includes accounting, audit processes as well as VAT, tax, cash flow analyses and FX. You can read more about our businesses here.

The role as Head of Financial Controlling includes the following areas of responsibility:

Accounting, group reporting, tax, and audits

  • Ensure that financial records are in line with legal requirements and SF Studios group policies
  • Ensure harmonized IFRS accounting principles within subsidiaries in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and UK
  • Monthly consolidation and financial group reporting to Bonnier Holding
  • SF Studios transfer pricing, VAT, and tax matters
  • Cooperation with our owner Bonnier Holding as well as coordinate audit processes for SF Studios in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and UK

Business support and projects

  • Manage financial controlling projects aiming at higher quality and efficiency as well as take lead regarding financial controlling in companywide projects
  • System owner of Agresso, Palette, and other financial controlling systems
  • Develop and manage services from external financial partners including our shared service center Cognizant
  • Cash management and cash flow forecasts
  • FX reporting and FX hedging

Lead the Financial Controlling team

  • Provide great leadership to further strengthen and develop the team and secure that the team is appropriately staffed with the right competencies and capabilities.
  • Lead and coordinate the operational work for the Financial Controlling team on a daily basis
  • Have regular dialogues with your team members, including feedback, coaching, appraisals, salary reviews, and talent management

The Head of Financial Controlling reports to SF Studios’ CFO and is part of our Nordic finance team in Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen, and London. The position is based in Stockholm.

Requirements
To be our next star, we believe you have:

  • A Master’s degree in finance (or equivalent)
  • + 10 years of experience in a similar leadership position within financial controlling/accounting
  • Experiences from IFRS accounting, VAT, tax, monthly closing, group consolidation, cash flows and working capital, FX, and managing an outsourced shared service center
  • Experience from entertainment, tech, telecom, media, or fintech business is advantageous, but not a must
  • Experience form accounting of IP rights and project accounting
  • · Skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English and Swedish.

To be successful in this role, you enjoy motivating others to jointly reach organizational goals. You are down to earth and create a positive atmosphere in your team. As one of our values is to work together as one team, we help each other out when needed! You have strong business acumen and see new ways of working as something exciting to develop and look for improvements when needed. You have strong work ethic and work proactively to plan your actions in advance with close attention to detail. You are service-minded with a good analytical ability. Furthermore, you are organized and structured.

At SF Studios, we welcome applicants from all walks of life. You will work with highly engaged people with competencies ranging from movie production to finance and sales. We are diverse – but the one thing we all have in common is our passion for films and TV series.

Application
If this sounds like a dream job for you – apply today! We will review applications ongoing.

Please note that applications sent through email will not be considered - thank you for applying through our website. We kindly decline contact from recruitment agencies regarding this position.

About the company

SF Studios, founded in 1919, is one of the world’s oldest film companies and the leading film studio in the Nordic region. Its business includes production and distribution of feature films and TV series and the digital services SF Anytime and SF Kids Play. SF Studios has its head office in Stockholm, Sweden and subsidiaries in Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki and London, and is part of the leading Nordic media company Bonnier AB.

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