Business Finance Director, Europe

On behalf of ISS World Services A/S, Basico is looking for a Business Finance Director to strengthen its Senior Leadership Team for Europe and as such is seeking to hire a Finance Director with business acumen and strong finance and accounting skills.


Job description

As Business Finance Director you will be the ultimate finance lead for one of three clusters of countries in Europe. You will join the European Leadership Team – and will, together with the Regional CEO and a COO, drive your countries to deliver to their full potential.


Supported by your dedicated Business Controller, you will as Business Finance Director take part in driving the finance agenda for Austria, Denmark, France, Norway, and Switzerland – as well as drive strategic, operational and commercial priorities forward. You will support and challenge countries in all financial matters and take part in resolving challenges and tap into opportunities.


Personally, you thrive working in an everchanging environment with competent and passionate colleagues across all functions both locally and globally.


Your key responsibilities

Main responsibilities and task will include, but not be limited to:

  • Ensuring high performance – by helping to identify risks early and providing support when and where challenges arise.
  • Driving transparency – by sparring, questioning and challenging country management teams through business reviews and ongoing dialogue.
  • Being a facilitator of business decisions based on facts.
  • Helping countries make the right choices on budget and on closing. Working closely with countries through their bottom-up process to ensure validation before reporting is consolidated in Group Finance.
  • Taking ad hoc deep dives with CFOs to get into details on financial performance and underlying drivers in the countries concerned.
  • Driving compliance with risk management and governance, ensuring knowledge and procedures are shared between Group Finance and Country Finance.


Personal and professional qualifications

  • Master’s degree in finance and/or accounting – strong accounting capabilities a prerequisite
  • Track record of working with management and C-level – and personal characteristics enabling eye-to-eye dialogue with senior country management teams
  • Ability to work independently at times, though with a strong team ethic
  • Attention to detail whilst never losing sight of the broader objectives
  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum ten years of relevant work experience.


Job benefits

ISS World Services A/S offers you a challenging and exciting career in an ambitious working environment characterised by high pace and drive. ISS World Services A/S has an open and informal international culture founded on professionalism at all levels. The right person will have ample opportunity for personal and professional development and for building a large network of highly qualified colleagues and influential stakeholders. Finally, this high-profile, highly visible role is a solid starting point for subsequent future senior leadership positions within ISS World Services A/S.


ISS World Services A/S

ISS was founded in Copenhagen in 1901 and has grown to become one of the world's leading workplace experience and facility management companies with revenues in 2019 of DKK 78.6 billion. In 2014, ISS re-entered the Copenhagen Stock Exchange and is part of the Nasdaq Copenhagen OMX C25 index. ISS has operations in around 63 countries with approximately 470,000 employees spread across Europe, Asia & Pacific and the Americas.



Adresse: Buddingevej 197 - 2860 Søborg
Bjarke Reffstrup


Please forward your application and your CV as well as any relevant exam certificates via the link below to Basico, which is our cooperative partner for this recruitment process.

You are welcome to contact Senior Recruitment Manager Bjarke Reffstrup by telephone if you have any questions about the position.

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