Finance Senior Manager, Scandinavia

Job description

Breitling stands apart from other watch brands with its focus on casual, sustainable and inclusive luxury. We are looking for a Finance Senior Manager to lead our finance and accounting for Breitling Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark). In this position, you will report directly to the Managing Director, Scandinavia and there will be one person reporting to you.


Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all daily transactions (by yourself), including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, fixed assets and reconciliations for bank account, and various credit card accounts
  • Preparing and performing month-end closing and month-end reporting, including cash flow reconciliations and monthly conference calls with Global HQ, liaising with auditors to assist with annual statutory audits
  • Producing detailed annual budgeting and re-forecasting throughout the year
  • Working with local management to ensure smooth monthly reporting in accordance with both local and global HQ reporting requirements
  • Tracking progress of financial and accounting objectives on various aspects of the Company’s financial performance and financial position
  • Optimizing net working capital and managing the liquidity
  • Managing various insurances within the business
  • Leading HR operational activities, such as payroll and HRIS management, as well as HR programs as agreed with the corporate HR
  • Representing the interests of the company towards external partners such as tax authorities, banks, insurances, business partners.

Job requirements

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related Finance discipline
  • Minimum 2-3 years of work experience in a similar role, ideally within the FMCG industry or audit company experience in the relevant industries will be beneficial
  • You are used to run and manage a finance department alone
  • You are an expert on local accounting rules and Tax Law with regards to commercial activities
  • You participated in financial projects under the leadership of global or regional HQ
  • You are up to date with technical financial knowledge (IFRS standards and accounting treatments)
  • You know cash flow and ROI calculation methods
  • You are able to work very independently, as well to follow HQ’s guidelines
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You have strong organizational and communication skills, in Swedish (as a mother tongue) and English languages


At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurially-minded
  • Doers and results-driven
  • Innovative thinkers
  • Explorers and experimenters
  • Ethical and inclusive
  • Inspired by heritage and craftsmanship