Head of Finance Business Partnering & Controlling for LEGO Education (Director level)
We are looking for a strong finance leader passionate about bringing finance into a business context, to deliver results by collaborating directly with partners across LEGO Education.In return LEGO can offer an outstanding career opportunity where you can continue to develop both your leadership and financial skills helping us develop the builders of tomorrow.
Play your part in our team succeeding：Our team execute the financial agenda working closely with the business and will collaborate with local leadership teams to provide sparring and decision support as well as execute core financial processes.
LEGO Education is an independent business entity within the LEGO Group providing educational solutions. Since LEGO Education represents a full value chain from product development over marketing to sales, your team drives an agenda connecting with multiple touchpoints making this an exciting challenge where you are empowered to learn and grow.
Your voice will be heard and valued as part of the leadership team for the business area “Planning, Operations & Finance”.
Your core responsibilities:• Leadership of 5 employees (three finance business partners and two business controllers)
• Defining and conducting the business partnering agenda for LEGO Education
• Decision sparring, including trade-off overviews and recommendations towards senior leadership teams giving you significant upwards exposure
• Financial management and risk assessment
Your profile includes:• Master degree, preferable within economics
• Minimum 10 years working experience within finance teams, preferably with a business partnering remit
• Minimum 5 years of leadership experience with a team of similar size and within a finance function (proven track record of leadership results required). We want collaborative, challenging and inspirational leadership to develop the team
• Strong analytical skills and a holistic business mind set is a prerequisite for succeeding in the role
Join the global LEGO® familyChildren are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.
The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”
Bringing it to life
“In this position you will build important business results by bringing your financial toolbox, leadership capabilities and holistic business knowledge into play across the entire value chain. We would love to see a leader who empowers and develops teams”
GML-HR is handling this recruitment on behalf of LEGO Education. You are welcome to contact Partner at GML-HR Lars Halsboe at +45 2425 8808 to inquire about the position and obtain further information. All inquiries are treated confidentially. If this position should be of interest to you, please apply by following this link:
Do not hesitate to apply as the applications will be reviewed continuously.