Junior Business Controller
Societe Generale
Stockholm Sweden

Job Details

Updated on 2021-08-12 09:43:17

Junior Business Controller

International Volunteer Program|Stockholm|Organization / Strategy / Audit / Quality

Junior Business Controller

Stockholm, Sweden International Volunteer Program Organization / Strategy / Audit / Quality


The position is within the Finance department of ALD Sweden. Part of #2 leader in car full service leasing ALD Automotive (subsidiary of Société Générale, listed on Paris Stock Exchange and member of the SBF120 index), ALD Sweden is the market leader of Full Service Leasing in Sweden thanks to a dynamic team of 120 people.

Overall Area of ResponsibilityValue creation through comprehensive financial analyses

  • Update and improvement of various business & financial performance reports or presentations to the local & internation management team;
  • Contribute to the preparation and presentation of the yearly budget and business review;
  • Creation and update of dashboards to monitor business performance (on Excel or Power-BI) promoting sustainable value creation within the organisation;
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis or presentation requested by local management or Société Générale or ALD International.


  • Support the Finance Team for specific needs during the month-end closing (fleet report, IFRS9, etc.)
  • Contribute to the preparation of the yearly financial budget and its presentation (business review)
  • Monitor our business performance and analyse discrepancies vs. budget
  • Produce various business & financial performance reports and presentations for Local / Regional / International management team •    Create or improve dashboards reports on various financial, operational and business KPIs
  • Control bonus accruals and provisions:
    • Supplier volume bonuses accruals
    • Customer volume bonus provision
    • Profit sharing provision (UCS and eventually maintenance)
  • Perform various reconciliation exercises, e.g. between local back-office and the holding’s data warehouse or on local balance sheet accounts
  • Realise any ad-hoc financial analyses or presentation upon request from local management
  • Support Business Controller and Financial & Pricing analyst on various analyses

Profile required

  • Master degree graduate from a Business School or University (IAE) with a specialization in Finance or Audit
  • A previous experience in Management Control, FP&A, Transaction Service or Audit would be appreciated
  • Structure mindset with high capacity of analysing, finding solutions and formalise recommendations
  • Attention to details
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Excel and PowerPoint, knowledge of Power-BI or SQL Server is a big plus
  • Fluency in English (both written and oral), some knowledge of Swedish would be a plus

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Sweden is to begin in Q2 2021 and you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months with 12 additional months of extension possible.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English. No application in French will be considered for this position.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating. 

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us! 

Still hesitating?
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 210002V2
Entity: ALD Automotive
Starting date: 2021/04/01
Publication date: 2021/01/28
Junior Business Controller
Societe Generale
Stockholm Sweden