Finance Business Partner

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Finance Business Partner

Want to support our business in achieving a fossil free living within one generation?

For CFO Staff Functions as part of Vattenfall’s Staff Functions in Solna, we are now looking for 5 experienced

Finance Business Partners

As a Finance Business Partner for Vattenfall Staff Functions you are the representative for the functional perspective towards key senior stakeholders in the SF management teams. Your role is to provide recommendations and explain implications of different finance and business decisions. You will focus on strategic and tactical support and advise. You are the trusted go-to person for financial judgmental matters and support management teams in ad-hoc situations. In your role as FBP, you are an integral part of the strategical and operational planning as well as forecasting cycle. You are responsible for transporting business needs towards the finance organization and your SF-Controlling colleagues, to share and involve. Enablement of digital reporting solutions and leveraging other functional leading practices will be one of your key activities to drive overall transformation.

Mentioned above includes representing finance in business leadership meetings, perform strategic and operational advisory across all functional matters and contribute with finance knowledge in various projects, to ensure connection to critical financial processes. Another important task is to define mitigation actions, develop recommendations in order to facilitate decision making.

Key responsibilities

  • First point of contact for financial topics for the business management
  • Act as sparring partner and co-pilot to the business
  • Support strategic planning, drive operational planning as well as forecasting
  • Facilitate alignment of targets for respective business units
  • Gather relevant input required and include business insights
  • Drive adoption and implementation of digital reporting solutions and other leading practices such as leaner planning


  • Academic degree in Finance or business economics
  • Experience in controlling and other core financial processes in an international company
  • At least 2-3 years of proven experience in supporting management teams and senior management in financial aspects and beyond
  • Track record in creating future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies
  •  Fluent in spoken and written English, fluency in Swedish, German or Dutch will be considered a merit.

Your profile

In order to be successful in this position you need to be courageous and a skilled communicator. The use of your high collaboration skills and the will to build strong partnerships will be key as a Finance Business Partner. Your will have good use of your ability to manage complexity and efficiently solve problems despite sometimes contradictory information.

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps to build a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background. Read more on how we work with diversity and inclusion here: https://corporate.vattenfall.com/careers/working-at-vattenfall/diversity/

Location Solna/Stockholm

Please apply in English no later than 8 March 2020

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 20,000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission.

For more information about the job you are welcome to contact hiring manager Axel Pinkert via phone +494079022 1524. For information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact recruiter Tanja Husu +46 073-430 63 14

Trade union representatives in Sweden: Michelle von Gyllenpalm (Akademikerna), Lars-Erik Näsman (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna) and Lennart Bengtsson (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates can be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.

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Finance Business Partner

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