Service Manager BI within Accounting and Finance


Place: Stockholm
Last day to apply: 04/10/2018

Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products. Owned by 25,000 Swedish farmers, we have 10,000 employees, operations in over 20 countries and an annual turnover of EUR 4 billion (SEK 40 billion). With grain at the heart of our operations, we refine arable land resources to make farming thrive. Some of our best-known food brands are AXA, Bonjour, Kungsörnen, GoGreen, Gooh, FINN CRISP, Schulstad and Vaasan. Our company is founded on the knowledge and values acquired through generations of farmers. With research, development and operations throughout the value chain, together we take responsibility from field to fork. For more information:

Are you a recognized authority on Business Intelligence in Accounting and Finance and are you open to take on a position where you will provide insight and take responsibility for everything at the heart of IT to business economics?

The position

The Service Manager position is a generic role within Lantmännen´s IT department, with a responsibility for platforms and IT services within a certain area. As Service Manager you are accountable for governance, maintenance, cost and quality and to act in strategic planning of the IT services in scope, as well as taking part in initiations and hand-over of development activities A large part of Lantmännen's IT services are outsourced, hence the role includes service and supplier management.

In this role you will be responsible for strategy, development and operative aspects of IT services supporting financial reporting, budgeting, planning and consolidation. Your task is to find better, smarter and more cost-effective BI solutions that lead to increased business benefits. Lantmännen offers you a central role in their BI team with a major responsibility for the IT services to the Group's financial management.

You will be responsible for planning, operations, improvements and continuous development of our platform based on IBM Cognos and TM1, used for reporting and consolidation. In this role you will be working to bridge Lantmännen’s Controller function and IT and have the ability to alongside our suppliers help transform business needs into IT solutions. You will be working closely with process and project managers as well as other partners for operations and development. You are also responsible for ensuring that our BI solutions are within budget and ensure they are in line with future requirements.

This position is located at Lantmännen's headquarters in Stadshagen, Stockholm. You will be reporting to the Manager of Solution Center Business Intelligence. Some travel within the Nordics is required.

Your profile

To be successful in this role you have several years’ experience of Business Intelligence in accounting and finance regarding reporting and financial monitoring, as well as experience from working on projects, operations or development of IT services. Knowledge of the BI tool Cognos is meriting. We are also looking for someone with higher education in economics, finance, IT or equivalent. Since this is an international organisation, you master both the written and spoken Swedish and English language.

As a person

You have a passion for IT and an understanding of how Business Intelligence contributes to increased business benefits. You have strong communication skills and feel confident and provide credibility in dialogue with colleagues as at CxO level. You enjoy engaging with other colleagues to build relationships and can handle many different areas of contact, both internally and externally. Furthermore, you have a clear and structured way of working with a sound ability to plan and organize your work.

You share our values – Openness, Holistic view, Drive – and our promise of taking responsibility from field to fork.


Is this position of interest to you? Are you the candidate we are looking for? Apply here today, though no later than 4th of October. If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact responsible recruiter Charlotta Skogar, +46 (0)767 98 13 65.

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We are looking for skilled employees who can add value to our business. We work actively to ensure that our employees can develop at our workplaces, irrespective of their sex, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or disability.