CFO to Linde Sweden

Gazella is now recruiting a CFO to Linde Sweden (former AGA), a member of Linde plc, which is known as one of the world leaders in industrial gases, engineering, and healthcare. Linde has an extensive range of products, services and technical support for industrial and specialty gas. In your position as CFO at Linde Sweden you will be responsible for leading a team of Accountants and Financial Specialists at the office in Stockholm. The role as CFO for Linde Sweden is broad and covers all functions from accounting, taxes, treasury, pensions, and FP&A. You will be focusing on development of the team as well as improvement of finance processes. In this position you will be reporting to the CFO for the region Europe North and work in close collaboration with the Business Head for Linde Sweden, Business Controllers, and the Linde’s Financial Shared Service Center. You will also be in contact with other departments and stakeholders within the organization. This is an opportunity to develop and grow within a large and international company.

We interview candidates continuously and therefore ask you to submit your CV today.

What Linde will offer you

Working at Linde you will be a part of a large organization with focus on diversity and sustainability. You will work in an international environment and in close cooperation with your colleagues. Linde offers good chances for development and growth within your work.

Your challenge

  • Be responsible for leading and developing the finance team, including Accountants, Financial Analysts and Specialists.
  • Lead and ensure timely and accurate monthly and quarterly closing for legal entities within Linde Sweden.
  • Ensure correctness of group/statutory accounting and monthly financial reporting, working for compliance and correct accounting rules.
  • Work closely to Linde’s shared service centers in order to coordinate month end closing timetable, including taking responsibility for the collaboration and ensuring SSC are following Swedish accounting standard, tax law and other regulations as well as Linde policy.
  • Take responsibility for the collaboration in preparation of annual report, corporate tax declaration, tax reporting, US GAAP reporting, budget preparation and coordination for internal and external audits including SOX regulations.
  • Work closely to the business controlling function for forecasting and planning purposes and other stakeholders within the organization.
  • Take ownership for the P&L and the balance sheet, including conducting risk reviews together with other parts of the organization.
  • Drive development of the accounting processes and take initiatives in efficiency improvements.

Your background

For this position we are looking for a person with a university degree within finance and with approximately 10 years of experience working with qualified accounting and business controlling within international companies. Further on, you have experience from working in the industrial business area and have experience from working within production or distribution. We also see that you have at least 3-4 years of experience leading a larger finance team and that you have previous experience from working with Shared Service Centers. You have a good understanding of accounting principles and processes, including full P&L, balance sheets, month-end, year-end, annual reports, CAPEX, tax and VAT report. Experience from working in SAP is an advantage.

Personal Qualities

We see that you are a structured doer and that you strive to perform your work with high responsibility and with quality. You are used to and enjoy working hands-on, together with your team. Moreover, you are driven and communicative and have good leadership abilities as well as strong people management skills. You pay attention to details and also have good analytical skills. You are not afraid to take action and are comfortable in taking lead and driving, as well as completing, different projects. We also see that you are a team-player who strive for collaboration between the members of the team and others within the organization.

About Linde

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company that employs approximately 80.000 people globally and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals & refining, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals.  Linde’s industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more.  Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.


Is this you? Apply using the button below! In this recruitment processes Linde is working together with Gazella. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Katarina Milenkovic Radosavljevic, who is responsible for this recruitment process,

Vi använder ditt CV för att hitta relevanta jobb för din profil. Genom att gå vidare i processen nedan och trycka på knappen ”Skicka in ansökan” godkänner du att vi samlar in och lagrar dina personuppgifter.

Har du frågor om tjänsten? Tveka inte att kontakta mig:

Katarina Milenkovic Radosavljevic
076 176 01 06