Business Controller (1)

Sweden, Stockholm Gate Gourmet, Finance
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Posted on September 11, 2019

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated business controller to join our Scandinavian team. We are looking for someone highly pro-active who wants to team up with the other colleagues (finance and non-finance) to make things happen!

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Senior Business Controller, you are responsible for providing information and support to Gate Gourmet Sweden which operates out of 3 sites; Stockholm-Arlanda, Gothenburg-Landvetter and Malmö-Sturup.

In the position, you shall:

  • Participate in preparation of monthly results, including calculation of accruals and general controlling tasks relating to P&L.
  • Become a subject matter expert on Swedish payroll thus providing a link between the payroll and finance functions.
  • Perform regular in-depth analysis of material, labour and operating costs incurred by Swedish units to help the management team’s cost control efforts.
  • Generate and analyse monthly management reports, particularly relating to customer profitability.
  • Participate in preparation of short-term monthly forecasts.
  • Participate in preparation of the annual Budget, including analysis, submission, and reporting of the Budget P&L.
  • Participate in Group, Finance and cross departmental projects as requested.



  • Completed or working on a bachelor’s degree in Finance or equivalent
  • Fluent in English and Swedish.
  • Must have advanced ability in Excel.

Work experience

  • Must have a proven track record of finance business partnering in a fast-paced industry, preferably relating to manufacturing or logistics.
  • Preferable to have experience in analyzing and controlling labour costs in an organization with a shift-based workforce.

 Personal Qualities

As an individual you are:

  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a strong desire to learn in a new industry.
  • Analytically minded, with the ability to streamline complex tasks and solve problems.
  • Team player! Collaborating with others and communicating clearly and concisely both written and orally is not a problem.

Job Dimensions

Geographic Responsibility:  Sweden

Type of Employment: Full-time, with 20% travel (Gothenburg, Malmö and Copenhagen)

Internal Relationships:  Scandinavian Finance team (Sweden & Denmark), Swedish operations management, Scandinavian Leadership Team and Group Finance in Zurich.

All airside positions at Stockholm-Arlanda airport require a background check, where the past five years of the employees history must be reported. 

If you are interested by the position, send us your CV and a cover letter!