Business Controller SMS Logistics

Aug 30
Lucerne, Lucerne
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Business Controller SMS Logistics – Santrade Ltd., Switzerland

Working for Sandvik means that every day, through your actions, you contribute to important shifts in the world. In a constantly evolving world, one of Sandvik’s fundamental strengths has always been our passion for innovation, to take the lead and find new ways to solve challenges. Our innovations and continuous improvements have a great impact on people’s daily lives, society, and the long-term sustainability of the world. We are doing this, combining the aspiration of making things better with a strong and open mindset to create value for all our stakeholders – customers, employees, and communities – which ultimately also leads to shareholder value. This is the foundation of our very existence and we are immensely proud of being able to play this role.

At our business area segment Sandvik Machining Solutions (SMS), we hold an exciting multi-brand portfolio with some of the strongest brands of the metal cutting market. We employ about 18,000 brilliant minds worldwide, and in 2021, sales were approximately 37 billion SEK (including business area segment Sandvik Manufacturing Solutions).

SMS Logistics ensures that any product, ordered anywhere in the world, arrives at our customers in time, in perfect condition, with the lowest possible impact on the environment and in compliance with all international laws and regulations – at the lowest possible cost for Sandvik Machining Solutions.

In Santrade Ltd. Switzerland, we perform financial & controlling activities for the total SMS Logistics organization. We are now looking for a talented business controller for the SMS Logistics operation, located in Lucerne, with the aim to develop into a true business partner for the SMS Logistics management team. This is a great opportunity if you’re excited by the idea of working in a global and fast-paced business environment with diversified cultures.

Your mission
As part of the business controlling team within SMS Logistics, you will be working closely with the management team located at the headquarter in Lucerne supporting them in the strategy development and execution.

The role as a business controller includes the traditional roles, business and financial control. The long-term ambition is to strengthen the business controlling area and to provide support to the in-house accounting team. Specifically, you will drive and develop the SMS Logistics’ accounting and controlling processes, actual and forecast as well as to provide business performance analyses and commentaries to management. You will also support the consolidation of the SMS Planning process.

In addition, you will participate in business cases and projects within the SMS Logistics finance area.

In this position, you report directly to the Business Control Manager, Saverio La Bella.

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in finance or business administration. You have at least 3 years’ experience working with controlling in a global environment.

A good understanding of financial processes, both from a local entity perspective as well as a global consolidated perspective are valuable. You are an expert of SAP CO, and a skilled user of Microsoft Office and BPC or equivalent consolidation system.

As we operate in a global environment, you need excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing. In addition, German language skills are an advantage.

We place great value on your personal qualities in this recruitment, characterized by your outstanding analytical skills. Furthermore, you use your excellent communication capabilities to build and maintain solid relationships. Also, you have a drive for success, an open mind and high integrity.

At Sandvik, we strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers.

Send your application no later than August 31, 2022. Apply via Sandvik´s intranet, Job Requisition ID R0044531

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Saverio La Bella, Business Control Manager, +41 79 273 87 80 –

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Deadline: Aug 30
Job-ID: R0044531

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