Hilding Anders was established in 1939 and is today the European market leader and the 3rd largest provider worldwide of mattresses and beds, with sales in over 60 countries across Europe, Russia and Asia. Manufacturing is operated in 23 facilities in 19 countries. The products are sold in approx. 700 directly operated and franchised branded retail stores with the majority in Russia and China. 2016 global net sales amounted to €872 million with approx. 9000 employees. In addition to its strong retail brand portfolio, Hilding Anders is the provider of products to several strong private label suppliers across the world. Hilding Anders is owned by the Private Equity company KKR and has its Group Headquarters in Malmö.
Hilding Anders International is looking for an ambitious and flexible finance professional with the right background and experience to temporarily manage the role as its Group Finance Director. The position is open from early autumn 2017 and for a period of approx. one year. This is a broad role which requires senior level experience in treasury, group finance and corporate governance in a private equity environment. Hilding Anders consolidates over 70 legal entities including 23 production sites around the world. Since Hilding Anders is currently in a strong development phase with new owners since less than one year, you will play an instrumental role in developing several key processes within treasury, financing and tax/transfer pricing. You will lead a team of four people within your department and report to the Group CFO. Location at Hilding Anders HQ in Malmö with flexibility towards living in other parts of Sweden.
Background and experience
• Solid experience in finance and corporate treasury, preferably from private equity
• Understanding of banking and lending and associated instruments
• Understanding of matters related to tax and transfer pricing
• Understanding of matters related to corporate governance and legal group structures
• Experience from working in a multinational large scale organisation
• Excellent English (Swedish not required)
• Relevant academic background
For more information, please contact K2 Search, Carl Sterner +46 7061 25 00 84 or Arne Nordström +46 70 69 89 200. All contacts will be handled with strict confidentiality. Please apply soonest at www.k2search.se.