Unilever Controller in Solna, Sweden



Based in Stockholm, Sweden

About us!

We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants ! If you would like to join us, read on!

Do you know your Kale from your Quinoa or the difference between a Flexitarian to a Regenerative Grazer? We are looking for top talent for an exciting new movement within the Food Industry.

On Friday 15th December , it was announced that Unilever was to sell the Spreads business to KKR and the transfer of ownership is expected to take place in July 2018 . KKR are committed to supporting the business’ growth ambition, whilst continuing to follow Unilever’s responsible sourcing policies , including working towards the goal of sourcing 100 per cent sustainable palm oil by 2019.

About the role

Together with your colleagues in Finland and Denmark you will be responsible for the financial forecasting and controls in the Nordics. You will drive this approach across the Nordic markets and report to the Nordic Finance Manager. As the Controller, you will also work in commercial controller function that business partner the Swedish organization in financially related questions.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing and reporting of overheads (OVHs) and brand marketing investments (BMI) costs

  • Ensure correct bookings of costs in P&L

  • Forecast working capital

  • Support related budget owners

  • Shared Service Operating Centre governance, continuous improvement on rule based journals and controls

  • Coordinate OVH BMI targets with the business unit (BU) countries

  • Provide ad-hoc support to countries within the BU


  • Good academic record with a Master/Bachelor degree in Finance/Economics

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience of working in a financial accounting or reporting role

  • Solid IT capabilities, including strong working knowledge of key Microsoft Office applications. SAP experience beneficial

  • Fluent in English

Personal skills

  • Strong influencing and communication skills

  • Delivery-focused with a high degree of ownership

  • Collaborative and team-oriented mindset

  • Drive, energy and passion for developing business and financial processes and capabilities

Your Personal Power!

We want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.


We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60 countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of the CPG business, and would like to join us, apply and speak to one of our Talent Matchmakers!

Apply today!

The application deadline is 7th of May 2018. You apply on www.unilever.se/careers/ Please upload your CV (and cover letter if you prefer) in PDF. Keep in mind that the position might be filled before the last day of application. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants.

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Talent Advisor: Anna Fredrikson at 46 72-994 51 75 or Philip Sjöström at 46 72-994 51 69.

Job: Finance

Primary Location: Sweden-Sweden (County level)-Solna-Stockholm Head Office (Solna)

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: May-07-2018

Req ID: 1800061U