Controller for the finance department
Gällivare, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Controller
Work model On location
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Business description

The financial department consists of financial management/accounting, financial administrators and purchasing. Within financial management, overall budget, closing and follow-up processes are handled. The financial management unit assists the administrations, committees and boards with qualified controller support in financial and strategic matters.

Your organizational affiliation is under the support and development administration (SoU), which is the municipality's central competence for development, administration, finance, personnel, IT and information. Your position is located in the financial department/financial management unit and you report directly to the financial manager. This position is aimed at the Youth and Cultural Administration as well as the airport and the Municipality's parent company Gällivare kommunföreta AB

Job duties

As a controller, you are part of a group with seven other controllers/economists who manage the municipality's overall finances and support the municipality's operations in budget processes, financial follow-up and analysis, investigations and the preparation of cases and reporting, etc. Your task is to drive and lead development within the finance area towards the administrations but also overall development together with the entire finance department. The work is also to be a controller support for the municipal group and collect documentation/information from the companies in order to follow up the municipal group's companies to the policy in financial matters.


We are looking for you who have a university education, preferably a master's degree, in financial management or another level of education and experience that the employer deems relevant. Experience of work in public administration is advantageous but not a requirement. In your work, you will have many personal contacts and it is therefore important that you like working with people, have a pedagogical streak, be solution-focused and have a distinct sense of service, it is also positive if you are interested in social issues. We assume that you have mastered the Office package, and primarily Excel, and that you can express yourself verbally and in writing.

Working hours/Duration

Full-time, permanent employment. Probationary employment may occur.


We apply individual salary setting. Enter salary claims in the application.


By appointment.


Birgitta Häggström

Financial manager 070-23 25 703

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Application deadline: 2024-05-27

We would like you to include a CV with your application. Original documents are provided upon request.

We have chosen our recruitment channels and do not wish for any recruitment assistance.

Why you should work with us!

Preschool, elderly care, building permits, garbage collection, water, drainage, and snow removal. The list of our work services goes on to make our residents' everyday lives run smoothly. However, we are not stopping there. We are in the middle of a unique social transformation and are at the center of the global green transition of the mining industry. This green revolution requires significantly more from us than many other municipalities. We go the extra mile, we take the extra call, we collaborate, and we find solutions. We do so because it is our only option. Our location and our conditions have raised us in a spirit where we always had to put in a little more effort.

As an employee with us, you get the best combination of both security and excitement. As a public actor, we are a secure employer, but in contrast to that, we also face a historical societal transformation where we will accomplish impossible feats in record time. This means that careers with us will take you on an incredible journey that requires both power and courage.

Application due date 2024-05-27
About the employer
As an employee with us, you get the best combination of security and excitement. As a public actor, we are a secure employer. In contrast to that, we also face a historical societal transformation where we will accomplish almost impossible things in record time. This means that you get to participate in a breathtaking journey that requires both power and courage.