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Finance Director


With more than 22 000 employees and 100 production sites in more than 40 countries, Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminium profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.

Area of responsibility/Role in Extruded Solutions:

  • Develop together with the responsible Managing Director the region’s strategy
  • Actively develop operational financial analysis tools to identify operational improvements and to conduct benchmarks
  • Deploy cost awareness to all levels in the organization and drive cost control projects.
  • Actively supports the Management Team to identify opportunities and drive improvements
  • Conduct Risk assessments in relation to Investments, Portfolio/market, local/national/EU developments and advise mitigation actions to MT.
  • Pro-actively seek synergy potentials within and across the regions in the BU
  • Own the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Evaluate capital expenditure and other project proposals to improve the overall profitability
  • Provide technical expertise and advice on financial issues to commercial functional and operational areas managers
  • Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop financial staff to ensure that the organization’s financial activities are conducted accurately, ethically, consistently and according to relevant regulations, laws, and standards
  • Work closely with financial shared services and optimize internal processes and workmethods, including the using IT/software solutions.
  • Inform MT about grant/subsidy possibilities and lead related projects
  • Manage location finance team and local controllers
  • Represent the company together with the MD at authorities and official events.

Key Qualifications

Work Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience in similar field
  • 5+ years’ experience in leadership position
  • Very good understanding of manufacturing and automotive environment
  • Experience from working with multi-functional teams in a global organization


Education and specific skills:

  • Master in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or similar
  • Fluent in English is mandatory.
  • IFRS


Personal characteristics:

  • High sense of integrity


Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail.

Please apply online in ONE with your CV and optionally a cover letter until: 11/30/2020 

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