• Financial Controller - Ingka Investments Amsterdam
  • IKEA in Amsterdam, , Netherlands
  • jobs
  • 4 days ago

jobs description

Who you are

Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group is looking for a Financial Controller to strengthen the central CFO organization. Ingka Investments manages 25 BEUR of assets, in 20 countries, organized in portfolios.

We are looking for a Financial Controller who is enthusiastic about creating an Ingka fit for future.

You get energized by improving business growth, increasing customer value, and contributing to overall success and results through people.

You are capable to handle a great variety of financial controlling activities, periodical and ad hoc (review valuations, on boarding new companies, writing purchase price allocation, reviewing financial reports, support finance operations) thanks to the diversity of your previous experiences,

You understand the source of the financial information, and how it flows into the management reports. You can navigate accounting and reporting systems. It makes you an effective partner to support digital team in the... development of reporting tools.
Also, given the recent regulatory development you want to develop your skills relating to ESG reporting. You like to help business owners to meet their new reporting requirements.

You are very good in business partnering and stakeholder management. You communicate in a clear and inspiring way, and you have great presentation skills. You get energy of working in an ever-changing and complex work environment, where many things are in the unknow. You can prioritize and deliver result with quality and on time.

You have good knowledge of IKEA’s global business direction, IKEA Concept, and its market.

Furthermore, you should have:
• Extensive knowledge of accounting and financial reporting rules, standards and manuals, along with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and consolidation.
• Sharp analytical skills.
• University degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related area.
• Solid work experience with increased responsibility in accounting or finance related field.
Of course, you share and live our IKEA culture and values

Your responsibilities

You will lead, steer, and support overall Ingka Investments financial and management reporting, securing profitable growth and financial independence. You will also support a clear compliance framework, and effective governance to enable entrepreneurship and safeguarding our people, customers, and businesses.

• Responsible for timely and accurate periodical reporting of the investee companies into the consolidated financial statements of Ingka Group.
• Responsible for providing sharp performance monitoring packages of the different portfolio companies in which Ingka Investments holds full or minority ownership to safeguard the return on investments and at the same time to deliver value to the IKEA business.
• Responsible for actively engaging the relevant stakeholders to promote a down to earth and fact-based decision-making culture when it comes to steering the investee companies.
• Responsible for monitoring the industry and market development where the investee operates to create a balanced assessment of the portfolio companies, including portfolio valuations
• Support the continuous development of investee companies as well as the investment portfolio in the finance areas (Legal, Tax, Treasury, Accounting & Reporting, Digital and more generally the operating model when necessary). This can also include the development of digital solutions or digital capabilities.
• Support the 4 eyes principle during the acquisition process by reviewing business cases.
• Support the onboarding process of newly acquired companies.
• Support development and implementation of value improvement plans.
• Support development of the financial, operational, ESG and risk reporting of the Business Development Investments portfolio.

In this role you will report to Kevin Berenfeld, CFO of Ingka Investments. The place of work is Amsterdam, Netherlands.

About this work area

Ingka Investments’ mission is to lead with purposeful investments, enabling Ingka Group’s long-term growth and financial strength. We want to position Ingka Group as a unique, responsible and trusted investor.

We act as a strategic partner to IKEA Retail and Ingka Centers by securing financial strength for future growth and by making investments that contribute to making Ingka Group the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer and to achieving its People & Planet positive strategy. We have deeply held values, passionate and committed leaders and we are bubbling with proof points and stories of how we are embracing sustainability.

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For job-related questions regarding the role, please contact the hiring manager Kevin Berenfeld at [email protected]. For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Gürkan Gamli at [email protected].

In this recruitment there is no relocation support provided by IKEA.
Please kindly note that due to GDPR we don't accept application via email.

Studies show that members of underrepresented communities do not apply for jobs unless they are 100% “qualified”. If this is part of the reason you hesitate to apply, we would like to consider and give it a chance. Maybe your profile fits our needs much better than you think. We look forward to receiving your application.

We are looking forward to receiving your application as soon as possible but no later than 22nd of May
Amsterdam Netherlands


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