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Business Controller

Aarke is a Swedish design company with a range of premium home essentials engineered to elevate everyday routines. Founded in 2013, we are on a mission to re(de)fine the home appliances industry. Our first product, the Aarke Carbonator, has gained a cult following worldwide with customers from more than 30 countries. In a category of products that has been forgotten by the design community, Aarke aims to merge made-to-last quality, premium materials, and a unique design approach.

Aarke is on an incredibly exciting growth journey, where our employees are our most valuable asset. As part of this journey, we are now enhancing our Finance team by recruiting an experienced Business Controller.

You can read more about Aarke @aarke.com.


About the team

Our Finance team, consisting of our CFO, Head of Accounting and an Accountant collaborates closely with all departments to ensure the organization’s financial health and stability. They provide insightful analysis and forecasts, oversee budgeting and forecasting processes, and prepare comprehensive financial reports. Additionally, they ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, manage financial risks, and foster cross-functional collaboration to align financial strategies with business objectives.


What you will do

As a Business Controller at Aarke, you will report directly to the CFO. You will play a crucial role in driving the financial success and profitability of our organization. You will be responsible for financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and providing strategic insights to support decision-making. Working closely with cross-functional teams, you will ensure financial transparency, identify areas for improvement, and contribute to the achievement of our business goals.

Key responsibilities

  • Conduct financial analysis, identify trends, and provide insights on business performance across the company, e.g. commercial-, logistics-, strategy departments, and management.
  • Together with the CFO, lead the quarterly forecast process and annual budget. Help develop and maintain tools and processes for such forecasts.
  • Prepare accurate and timely management accounts (the Aarke Monthly Financial Report package) and other recurring and ad-hoc reporting as needed.
  • Work closely with the commercial team and the logistics team to secure efficiency in work processes, provide templates, and drive cross-department success.
  • Identify other process improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in financial operations.


Who are you?

For success in this position, we believe you have a proven track record as a business controller in a product-based company. You possess strong analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset. That you have a “get stuff done”-attitude is given as well as the ability to work independently. Your motivation stems from continually improving processes and optimizing financial performance. You thrive in both practical tasks and strategic decisions, which align well with our fast-paced scale-up environment.


Profile

  • University degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • 5-10 years of experience as a Business Controller, Business Analyst or similar roles.
  • We would also find it meriting with a background from professional services, such as audit / assurance, management consulting, M&A and related fields.
  • Experience working in a product-based company, preferably a scale-up.
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of business operations.
  • Excellent proficiency in Excel. Experience in building robust and clear models and tools in Excel.
  • Experience working with Business Intelligence tools with a preference for experience in Power BI.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English. Swedish can be beneficial but is not a requirement.


What we can offer you

At Aarke you get to work with consumer products that people can relate to and are amongst the most loved in their respective category. We are constantly looking to improve our way of working and you are welcome and expected to support and influence our growth journey. At Aarke you will find a hard-working, fun, interesting, and diverse group of professionals with a range of different backgrounds.

Our home is a new beautiful and spacious offices in Vasastan, Stockholm. Aarke has a hybrid work model, where we offer remote work two days per week.


What now?

Please submit your application through career.aarke.com/jobs, we will be reviewing applicants continuously. If you have questions about the position, please contact Head of HR, Anna Korling at [email protected]

Diversity

At Aarke, we do not discriminate based on gender, race, sexual orientation, creed, or background. Constant change, learning, and evolution are core tenets of our brand mission, and are equally as relevant when it comes to diversity and social awareness.

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