Barnes Group, Strömsholmen Barnes FMC develops, manufactures and markets Force & Motion Control solutions for industrial applications including sheet metal forming, suspension for heavy duty off-road vehicles and other niche applications. Strömsholmen AB is the main facility within Barnes FMC, which is a Strategic Business Unit within Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B). Barnes FMC has about 700 employees in twelve countries with own production and assembly in Sweden, UK, China and North America, as well as distributors in more than 46 countries. Strömsholmen AB was founded in 1876 and for over 140 years we have originated from Tranås, Småland, midway between Jönköping and Linköping. Barnes FMC is in a growth mode with a very strong profitability. Read more about Barnes at


As the Finance Director for Barnes FMC and Strömsholmen, you will be a contributing factor to making an already successful international group within its industry even stronger. You work closely within the business and participate actively in everything from profitability improvement and governance to business development. An essential part of the role is to support the organization, both locally and globally, with the financial team regarding financial reporting. You hold the primary responsibility for ongoing communication with Barnes Industrial regarding forecasts and results for Barnes FMC. In addition, you will be responsible for the coordination and development of all units' financial functions within FMC with operations in Sweden, China, South Korea, USA, Canada, India, Great Britain and Mexico. You establish strategies, budgets and CPIs for all companies within FMC together with the SBU leader and all existing FMC companies. You ensure that the internal control environment for all companies within FMC is following Barnes Group policies, including SOX. You will have 6 direct reports whereof 4 outside Sweden. You formally report to Segment Finance Director, Barnes Industrial. Location of the job is at our factory in Tranås.

We are looking for an MBA graduate or equivalent. You have several years of experience as CFO or financial manager in an international group structure. You have probably worked in a manufacturing company and have good knowledge of and experience of an international environment. You have very good understanding of accounting, but your primary interest lies in the analysis which is linked to business development and that the business is driven forward. You also have experience working actively in the management team. Since Strömsholmen is part of an American group, you need to have good knowledge and experience of US-GAAP and SOX. We assume that you master Swedish and English in both speech and writing. As Barnes FMC is in a growth mode, experience for M&A is an advantage.

We are looking for you who are self-sufficient, goal-oriented and loyal with a well-developed analytical ability and a good understanding of business and economy. You can efficiently organize structure and see complex business relations. Furthermore you have very good communication skills and thrive in an organization where you have the opportunity to influence and contribute to the business development. Great emphasis is placed on your personal qualities.

We offer you a qualified work with great opportunities to influence and shape your role and together with the management shape the future of the Group.

In this recruitment, we cooperate with New Position, who is professional recruiters of senior positions and specialists. If you have any questions about the job, please contact Jeanette Boström or Christina Cajtoft on 0140-300 25. You apply for the position through our website by registering your resume and connecting your application to the job. We want your application as soon as possible.