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ARE YOU OUR NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER?

Tenson is a Swedish outdoor brand established in 1951 in the coastal town of Varberg. Tenson is a brand with groundbreaking functionality at its heart, tailor-made to work underneath bare skies. Tenson strives to make sure every garment is of world-class quality and function for outdoor life.  No weather is a problem for Tenson products.

Tenson ambition is to become a world-leader in Outdoor, Ski and Active urban lifestyle, with a look that is sportier than ever. ‘’Fashion in harmony with Functionality’’ - This is the Tenson way of living. 

 

THE ROLE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER:

The CFO leads the finance department and reports directly to the CEO. In line with the internal and external reporting requirements, you provide input on the finance strategy and will be responsible for the execution of this finance strategy. You are member of the Management Team and will lead a team of 2 FTE. You are a strong people and stakeholder manager, ensuring a committed team and excellent relationships with other departments and external partners. Together with your team you are responsible for correct and timely composition of accounting, financial and management reports and analysis. Further professionalization of (financial) management information system is an important focus area.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER:

Deliver input to the finance strategy and execute the strategy and policy in line with guidelines from the CEO,
the Management Team and business needs.

Ensure adequate accounting (bookkeeping) for all the entities separate and consolidated according to
(inter)national accounting standards.

Proper and timely month-end close.

Prepare the annual interim and year audit, specifications and annual reports.

Working capital management.

The execution of (monthly) VAT and wage tax applications.

Business Controlling: perform internal (ad hoc) reporting, analyses of results, scenario planning and forecasting, as well as, leading the budget process, and ensure proper cash and cost control.

 

THE PROFILE OF A SUITABLE CANDITATE:

We are looking for a seasoned professional with 5-10 years of finance management experience in an international organization.

Working experience at a fashion brand – or alternatively in the retail industry.

Strong people management skills and a track record of building a committed and high performing team

Academic work and thinking level.

Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.

Ability to influence at all levels.

Solution oriented: looking for solutions to challenges within own area of expertise, always keeping the business interest at heart.

A hands-on and “getting things done” mentality.

IT literacy is important; Ideally knowledge of GARP / Qlikview.

An active lifestyle.

 

Position is based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Please send application and CV to: johan.lovqvist@tenson.com

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