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Senior Group Controller / Group Consolidation Director

Senior Group Controller / Group Consolidation Director

Company introduction 

Since being founded in Timrå, Sweden, by M.D. Per Uddén in 1967, Permobil has become the leader in the advanced rehabilitation technology industry. Today, Permobil is a SEK 4 billion company with presence in 70 countries and with 1 600 employees. Owned by Investor AB through Patricia Industries, Permobil is one of their core investments. The company has grown consistently each year over the last 20 years, and more than doubled in revenue since the acquisition by Investor in 2013. Permobil has completed several acquisitions, both to expand the product offering, e.g. move into active manual wheelchairs as well as seating and positioning products, and to strengthen distribution channels and sales capabilities. Permobil is determined to continue this growth path with the ambition to double the revenues again in 3-5 years through business development as well as additional acquisitions, all to further support people with disabilities in getting a better quality of life. 

Permobil has a strong customer-centric culture. The founder Per Uddén stated already from the outset: 

"Every person has the right to have his or her disability compensated as far as possible by aids with the same technical standard as those we all use in our everyday lives." 


Do you want to show your ambition in a challenging and varied position? Are you passionate about creating an efficient and effective group reporting in a world-leading company? We are recruiting a Senior Group Controller / Group Consolidation Director to our Group Finance department.

As Senior Group Controller / Group Consolidation Director, you have a central role in Permobil's group reporting structure. You are responsible for the consolidation of +40 companies and the reporting to Permobil's owner company Investor. As Senior Group Controller / Group Consolidation Director, you have a continuous responsibility to streamline and develop reporting routines linked to quarterly reports, subsidiaries and integration issues. You will be a clear spokesperson internally for reporting issues and should, in an educational and clear manner, drive these matters towards the business. You report to VP Head of Group Finance and you will be located at our office in Kista.

Main responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the monthly reporting process
  • Consolidation of +40 companies within the Permobil Group
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting to owner companies (Investor AB)
  • Responsibility for preparing consolidated annual accounts
  • Ensuring that Permobil complies with established rules for IFRS
  • Drive improvement processes linked to acquisitions, integration and divestment of companies
  • Continuously develop and run reporting matters against the business
  • Develop procedures linked to internal loan structure and Transfer Pricing
  • Requirements and collaboration with auditors

Qualifications and experience

We are looking for someone who is a business economist or has a corresponding educational background. You have experience from having worked in auditing and have at least 5 years experience from a controller position in a larger international group. You have worked within manufacturing companies with extensive internal transactions. You have previously been involved in the integration of acquired / merged companies into a group structure. You have well-documented experience of consolidated accounts and experience of group reporting / consolidation in accordance with IFRS. You have a high IT maturity, are sharp in Excel and have worked in larger business and reporting systems. You express yourself unhindered in both Swedish and English in speech and writing.

Personal qualities 

In order to fit in the role as Senior Group Controller / Group Consolidation Director, you are a forward-leaning person who wants to participate in the continued development of a first-class reporting organization. You have a strong analytical ability and can act as a positive demands maker within the business, but also have the ability to set requirements and lead projects together with consultants. You are communicative and are confident in presenting your views in discussions with other decision makers. You are flexible in how you take on different challenges and can safely prioritize your work effort. You like to help others to find solutions to problems and in an educational way can bring important information to the right business area. Finally, you work independently and structured and put high value in delivering according to deadlines.

This is offered to you as a Senior Group Controller / Group Consolidation Director:

  • A wide and varied service with large contact areas within the organization
  • Work in a world-leading company with strong values
  • A service where you will run projects both nationally but primarily internationally.


In this recruitment process Permobil cooperates with Meritmind. You can apply to the position by clicking the blue button "Go to Meritmind" and in that web page pressing the button "Ansök till denna tjänst". For more information or support you are welcome to contact the responsible recruitment consultant at Meritmind, Casper von Sivers at +4670-029 11 41. Interviews and selection will occur continuously, so please send your application as soon as possible. You can apply for this position as long as the ad is available on our website.

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