Junior Business Controller to Bemz

Business controller to Bemz

Gazella is now recruiting a driven and analytical Junior Business Controller to the design company Bemz, a private equity owned company operating in an international environment. Bemz is a Stockholm based, global e-commerce company specializing in custom-made design covers and replacement legs for IKEA furniture. The company is on an exciting growth journey where you as Junior Business Controller will participate and contribute to this, in an organization that is characterized by driven employees with high commitment to the business. As Junior Business Controller, your main responsibility at first will be to manage the controlling function, and later on get the opportunity to grow and develop further within the organization.

As a Junior Business Controller at Bemz you will operate in a dynamic and central role in entrepreneurial environment and report directly to the CFO. This is a broad position where you will have a great opportunity to work with business controlling and get a great understanding of what components that will drive profitability, costs and growth. You will act as a Business Partner to the Marketing and Sales department, the Operations department and to the Bemz management team, where your work will provide valuable insights for the success of the company. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to participate in other business-related activities and projects based on your skills and interests, that aligns with the goals of the company.

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

What Bemz will offer you

As a Junior Business Controller at Bemz you will have a great opportunity to learn and develop your knowledge with the company. You will be a part of an international and high-paced team environment, with a keen focus on growth, speed to market and improvements to achieve our company goals. We are a small team with big ambitions, building on our great success to date. We have sustainability at the core of the business, present in our made-to-order business model, our product range that extends the life of furniture, and our company values.

Your challenge

  • Drive the process of financial forecasting, budgets, business case and preparation of monthly reporting package to the owners, the board of directors, management and organization.
  • Work with sales analyzes, customer and pricing strategies, reporting of sales and other business oriented KPI’s.
  • Proactively support the organization and management with sales and business analysis.
  • Developing analysis tools (PowerBI) and reports for better management of the business.

Your Background

For this position, we are looking for a person with an academic degree in finance. You have approximately 1-2 years of experience from business- or sales controlling. Perhaps you have worked in a position within business controlling or as a Management Trainee, during or after your studies, where you have worked close to business and the management team. You are a good user of Excel and earlier experience of PowerBI is an advantage. Previous experience from a transaction-intensive business within retail is also considered an asset. Furthermore, it is meritorious if you have previous experience of working in an entrepreneurial and high-paced organization and that you are used to work broadly with questions that can appear in this kind of environment. You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Personal Qualities

You are a positive, ambitious, analytical and communicative person, who is comfortable working in fast-paced environments. We are looking for someone who is quality-conscious, structured and can take their own initiatives in their work. As a person you are self-propelled and apply critical thinking. You have respect for deadlines, and you are result oriented. Moreover, you like to collaborate with your colleagues, enjoy working in an international setting and strive to be part of continuously improving processes.

About Bemz

Bemz is a Stockholm based, global e-commerce company specializing in custom-made design covers and replacement legs for IKEA furniture. With an emphasis on sustainability and conscious consumption, Bemz’ mission is to extend the life of IKEA furniture in a personalized way. With Bemz’ range of furniture accessories, customers are able to completely change the look of their IKEA sofa, armchair and more.

Bemz is undergoing an exciting growth expansion with a heavy focus on digital marketing, product development and brand collaborations. Bemz is mainly owned by Verdane, a private equity firm that seeks to be the preferred investor and active owner of technology-enabled growth companies in Northern Europe.

About Gazella

Gazella strives to be the given partner for all firms and organizations in need of interim and recruitment solutions within finance. Our innovative team is composed of individuals with extensive operational or strategic backgrounds within finance or staffing. Our staff operates in dedicated teams, each specialized towards different types of financial functions, allowing for us to quickly find and present highly suitable candidates. Our family-like company culture, a tailor-made search tool, as well as a close and consistent communication with our candidate network are among many other factors what contribute to our ability to offer our clients a fast, flexible, and precise service.


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