Business Controller

Steen & Strøm

Looking for new, exciting challenges in an international company?

You will enter an environment where people are informal, smart, pragmatic and hard working –all that with a big smile and a “can do” attitude.

As a Business Controller you will join an international controlling community and will act on a Scandinavian level.

You follow up and monitor the company’s financial and operational performance, in close collaboration with the Operations and Management teams. Besides this, you will have close collaboration with finance professionals in other finance departments.

About the position

You will be responsible for ensuring relevant reporting within agreed deadlines, and you will help develop, streamline and optimize internal processes, as well as providing a bridge between Operations and Finance.

In addition, your work tasks include:

  • Prepare and manage operational & financial performance analytics and reporting, on a monthly and quarterly basis, to the company´s owners and internal stakeholders
  • Anchor analyses and controls during quarterly closings, securing a correct P&L.
  • Understanding and reporting on main drivers of performance incl. evolution vs last year, budget and forecasts.
  • Driving the budget and forecast processes (in collaboration with Business Controlling colleagues & Operations)
  • Ad-hoc analyses and requests
  • Key user of BI-reports
  • Prepare board meeting presentations

You speak and write in English effortlessly. Furthermore, you are very experienced in Excel, and preferably with SAP experience.

Your job will require some travel activity taking you to the other Scandinavian countries as well as “sister companies”, e.g. in France, Spain and Italy. Expect approximately 20 days travel activity per year.

You will be located in the Danish office in Field’s Shopping center together with the Finance team.

You understand “business”!

You hold a degree in Business and Administration, and 3-5 years of practical experience with business controlling.

You have experience with complex financial tasks, good analytical sense, strong business acumen and not least, the ability to connect the dots between financial and operational performance. You also understand international business and financial management.

You are proactive and independent and want to develop and optimize processes and workflows.

You understand and respect the necessity of both meeting deadlines and KPI´s.

In addition, you are:

  • Business-minded
  • Strong communicator
  • Analytical
  • Curious and with a huge drive
  • Have a good business sense and a good overview
  • Independent, dynamic and adaptable
  • Dedicated, professional and a good team player

At Steen & Strøm you will meet:

  • Professional challenges within a market-leading shopping center group in Scandinavia with a solid European platform through the owners and colleagues in France and across Europe.
  • Great cooperation with colleagues working with Steen & Strøm’s 10 shopping centers in Scandinavia
  • Very good opportunities for professional development and competence building through participation in relevant trainings and seminars
  • A social and multi-cultural working environment, with local and international happenings, and recurring team-building events

Steen & Strøm has an open, committed, dynamic and informal work environment in which there is a great deal of job satisfaction among the employees. In the office there is a family culture where you work seriously with your tasks, but at the same time have room for fun and socializing.

You are offered a challenging and exciting job, in a growing development-oriented company.

Application process

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your CV, please do not hesitate to contact Director, Niels Lorenzen or Research Consultant, Ida Heuser at +45 70 20 12 75. As we process CVs continuously, we encourage you to submit your CV at your earliest convenience if you are interested. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

Steen & Strøm is a leading player in the operation and development of shopping centers in Scandinavia and part of one of Europe’s leading owners and operators, Klépierre.

Steen & Strøm is a Scandinavian shopping center company, with 10 leading centers located in the most attractive marketplaces in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. The centers are visited by 100 million guests annually and boast a total turnover of EUR 3 billion. Steen & Strøm is a fully integrated subsidiary of Klépierre, Europe’s leading shopping center company. With +100 retail facilities in metropolitan areas spanning 16 countries and a portfolio valuation of EUR 22.1 bn, Klépierre is Continental Europe’s specialist in shopping center properties.

In Denmark are about 40 employees. Their head office is located in attractive and newly renovated premises in direct connection to Steen & Strøm’s largest shopping center Fields’s close to Ørestad Metro station (some 30 minutes from Malmö to Ørestad Metro Station).

Deadline: As soon as possible
Workplace: Copenhagen
Reference: 2406.146
Company: Steen & Strøm

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