Finance Manager Scania Credit AB

Scania Credit Group , a Scania Financial Services (SFS) business unit (BU), serving customers, dealers and distributors in more than 20 different markets through established local leasing companies or cross border financing. The local leasing companies consist of both regulated and non-regulated companies and are placed in Södertälje, Ljubljana, Belgrade, Zagreb, Bucharest, Sofia and Kiev.

The Head Office/Market Support centre is based in Södertälje, supporting the local markets with governance, management, administration and systems. In the markets where we operate, Scania Credit Group is financing more than two thirds of Scania’s sales. We are more than 100 dedicated professionals who manage a portfolio consisting of trucks, buses, coaches and trailers representing over 600 MEURO of assets.

Scania Credit Group operates in five regions: Black Sea, East Adriatic and CIS, Middle East and West Africa. In addition to this SCA is running Distributor Financing to non-captive distributors in Middle East and other parts of the world.

Job description

As our current colleague is moving on to a new challenge within Scania, we are now looking for the replacement. The Finance Manager is reporting to the CFO and is a member of the finance management team. The Finance Manager is responsible for the profitability and financial, administrative and risk management operations of Scania Credit AB. The Finance Manager is heading the finance department of Scania Credit AB, which consist of two accountants and one financial controller.

The Finance Department handles the financial aspects of the company, including financial reporting, financial control, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and financial reporting to local statutory bodies and to Head Office in Sweden. The position is also responsible for reporting accurate financial results to several stakeholders.

The Finance Manager is a business partner to the organization, commercial operations and customers, strongly focused on and supporting portfolio growth, profitability, return on equity, cash management and competitive cost of funding.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Lead the team within the Finance department based on Scania core values and Leadership principals; coaching and development;
  • Active role in statutory reporting and Scania group reporting
  • Day to day accounting and reconciliations
  • Responsible for taxation
  • Support financial planning, controlling
  • Responsible for company’s funding in respect of SCA Policy
  • Development and follow-up of financial policies and processes supporting both the financing and insurance business
  • Development and implementation of the company´s systems, related to GL, lease & loan and BI-tools
  • Leading and initiating process improvements within the finance department
  • Active participation in Governance, risk and compliance framework activities and requirements
  • Ensure internal control processes according to Group standards
  • Responsible for contact with external auditors and authorities
  • Participate in any change process with regard to new or modified products, services, and new markets;
  • The position requests active cooperation with internal and external stakeholders, the management team of SCA, Business control and Group reporting in Sweden, local suppliers, tax authorities, auditors, banks, legal advisors, tax advisors and Scania distributors and dealers,  and covers as well new cross border markets and distributor financing activities.

    Your profile

    We are looking for someone who has a high level of personal integrity, is driven and self-motivated. In order to be successful in this position you will need to have a proven knowledge of IFRS, experience preferably from Scania Financial Services company or from other parts of Scania. Previous management experience and knowledge is a merit. You should have experience and a strong interest in developing and improving processes. Other areas that you will be involved in are tax questions, financing, leasing, accounting issues related to the supervision of the company.

    Your skills and formal qualifications should preferably include

  • A university degree in Finance, Economics or Business Administration
  • Experience in financial group reporting
  • Experience in cash management and funding
  • Highly developed communication skills, co-operative
  • Strong analytical and financial skills with strategic thinking
  • Interested in developing the business and the employees
  • Corporate Governance, Compliance and strong Ethical Values
  • Customer orientation and value chain focus
  • The ability to adapt to and manage within a diverse cultural environment.
  • Fluency in Swedish, due to necessity of contacts with different authorities
  • Professional fluency in English (Swedish is also very welcome)
  • You are an open minded and dedicated person who is motivated by engaging others and is always striving to improve. You are excited by challenges which include operations in growing markets and are not afraid of continuously changing circumstances to which you will need to adapt. Your “can-do” attitude and professional approach will be important in this role.

    If you think you are the right person with the right profile for this opportunity, we look forward to your application!

    Additional information

    For more information please contact Masa Sladic, tel. +46 8 553 833 13 or Karolina Kulinska,


    Your application shall be in English and contain personal letter and CV. Selections will be made on an ongoing basis throughout the application period. Please send in your application no later than 30


    of August. Jobid 20193026. 

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