Gazella AB · Publicerad 30 aug 2019

Gazella is now recruiting a driven and business-oriented CFO to the design company Bemz. Bemz is a Stockholm based, global e-commerce company specializing in custom-made design covers and replacement legs for IKEA furniture. Bemz is on an exciting growth journey where you as CFO will participate and contribute to this in an organization, characterized by driven employees with high commitment to the business in which they operate. In your role as CFO, you are responsible for the operational work in the finance function with ownership of both accounting and controlling. You will have managerial responsibility for one team member in the finance function, be a member of Management Team and report directly to CEO.

We interview candidates continuously and therefore ask you to submit your CV today.

Your challenge
  • Drive the business controlling and act as a strategic business partner within the organization.
  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and preparation of monthly reporting package to the management and board.
  • Actively participate in the management team and work with and drive the business plan and strategic direction.
  • Have the overall responsibility and ensure accurate accounting and reporting of the company including securing right and timely VAT and tax reporting.
  • Be overall responsible for month- and year-end closing processes and quality. Coordinate year-end audits and be the contact person towards external parts.
  • Managerial responsibility for one team member in the finance function.
Have responsibility for the development of business-oriented processes, reports, business cases and KPIs for financial management within the organization.

Your Background
For this position, we are looking for a person with an academic degree in finance. You have approximately 5-7 years of experience from auditing and working broadly with qualified accounting. We believe that you currently are working as an Accounting Manager and are eager to take the next step in your career. If you have earlier experience from working with business or financial controlling, it is meritorious. Previous experience from a transaction-intensive business within retail is considered an asset. Furthermore, it is meritorious if you have held a position where you have been an active part in negotiations. You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Personal Qualities
You are a driven, organized and analytical person with a strong business mindset. You are entrepreneurial, dynamic and strive to get things done. Furthermore, you are an independent, communicative and proactive role model who enjoys working hard, led by example and complete projects with a high quality. You are a great team player who enjoys working in a cross-border role.

About Bemz
Bemz is a Stockholm based, global e-commerce company specializing in custom-made design covers and replacement legs for IKEA furniture. With an emphasis on sustainability and conscious consumption, Bemz' mission is to extend the life of IKEA furniture in a personalized way. Bemz machine washable covers, are handmade to order in Europe, and are crafted from a consciously curated selection of fabrics. With Bemz' range of furniture accessories customers are able to completely change the look of their IKEA sofa, armchair and more.

Bemz is undergoing an exciting growth expansion with a heavy focus on digital media, product development and brand collaborations. Bemz is owned by Verdane, a private equity firm that seeks to be the preferred investor and active owner of technology-enabled growth companies in Northern Europe.

Gazella provides a wide range of services within recruitment and interim. Gazella offers a fast, flexible and accurate interim and recruitment service. Through our aspiration to continuously improve the offered service to both candidates and clients, we strive to develop the industry.

Apply using the button below. Madelene Steinert and Sverker Nyman are responsible for this recruitment.
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