Ingka Investments is the investment arm of Ingka Group. The IKEA vision guides us as we lead home furnishing retail into the future. To secure Ingka Group’s long-term growth and financial strength, we make responsible investments in people and businesses that make a positive difference to people and planet. Aside the Retail investments, until now we have two Investments portfolios in Romania: Forestland and Renewable Energy.

As a Financial Controller in Ingka Investments Romania, you will have the opportunity:

– to act as a bridge between the accounting team and the business:

• ensuring high professional standards and compliance with Ingka Financial policies and manuals and internal control;

• providing accurate, relevant and user-friendly business information

– to analyse business information and identify business opportunities.

– to develop yourself in an international working environment, communicate with different Stakeholders, from local and Ingka Group Level.

– to learn from colleagues around the world and, at the same time, to share your experience with others.

– to contribute to the business growth and long-term profitability of Ingka Group.

Would you like to join us?

Here is what we expect you to do….

• Responsible for production and accuracy of user-friendly business information, to allow for performance monitoring of business activities in the markets or in the central organization (e.g.: Goals, bi-monthly reports, forecast, allocation keys, but also valuation, sensitivity analysis or risk analysis).

• Responsible for explaining and validating the numbers, reconciling reports with relevant source of information, and performing the variance analysis.

• Responsible for the review/approval process of operational invoices.

• Responsible for application of Ingka Finance manual, coming from Group Business Navigation & Finance, and/or Finance routines coming from Ingka Investments Business Navigation & Finance, in the spirit of compliance, effective control and value protection.

• Promote well-functioning governance and compliance framework in the organization in respect of the IKEA Code of Conduct, laws, and steering documents.

• Strengthen the IKEA brand and protect people and assets, through developing and maintaining a risk aware culture and contribute to the compliance monitoring activities.

• Promote effective and cost-conscious ways of working, identifying growth and cost potentials through benchmarking, striving for constant improvements.

…. with the knowledge and capabilities, we expect you to have…

• Ability to be a strategic, tactical and operational business partner, with strong analytical skills

• To be an expert knowledge of (High professional level; can share and teach others): Reporting, Controlling and basic Accounting knowledge

• Good knowledge of (Sound understanding and practice): Corporate Finance (Valuation, NPV, IRR)

• Energized by contributing to overall success and results through collaboration and excellent knowledge and expertise

• Inspired by working together in in an ever-changing complex environment

• High level of integrity and maturity; good judgment and ability to make sound and common-sense decisions

• Ability to network, build and maintain a system of strategic business connections, both internal and external

• Good communication skills with ability to express ideas and opinions in both writing and spoken conversations, in English as well as local language

• Understanding of Corporate Finance, Asset management and valuation concepts

• Proficiency in IT tools and systems supporting accounting and consolidation

• Proficiency in MS Office (Excel: VLOOKUP and pivot tables), preferred experience with accounting/reporting systems.

So, if you recognize yourself in the above description and if you have University degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics or related fields, and at least 3 years of experience with management reporting, controlling, and/or experience with accounting (e.g.: Audit, account payables, reporting, consolidation), if you have the ability to quickly gain and apply knowledge of the local market, business and if you have a flexible, hands-on and pro-active approach and drive to get the job done, we are curious to meet you, so please send your cover letter and your CV at

Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted.