Head of Controlling and Development - Visual Department


H&M is looking for a Department Controller to lead the controlling function at the Visual Department within Global Sales & Operations in Stockholm. The controlling team is responsible for budgeting and follow up as well as driving projects to maximize customer experience, sales and profit.

As one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, H&M offers endless career possibilities. A fast-paced, buzzing environment with great diversity that’s anything but dull – a place where the customer is always the center of attention!

Profile & Role

Your responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive the controlling function within the department and towards the 65+ countries worldwide, including personnel responsibility of one employee
  • Work closely with the Department head to set operative and financial global targets/goals and corresponding action plans and follow them up
  • Initiate and drive projects that will lead to higher sales and profit for the company as well as increased store experience
  • Constantly improve the visual function with smarter and new ways of working and to create results.

Your profile:

  • Entrepreneurial skills; good at identifying new opportunities, challenging current working methods and thinking outside the box   
  • Structured and analytical with excellent communications skills
  • Strong skills in excel and power point
  • A driven team player that can guide, involve and inspire a team
  • Leadership skills and enjoyment of leadership
  • A strong interest in the retail and fashion industry 
  • Fluent in English; both written and spoken

Education and experience: 

  • Master’s degree in International Business, Finance, Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 4 years’ professional work experience
  • Experience of studying/working in a foreign country is a strong plus 

As a person, you are ambitious, competitive, humble, and a fast learner. You are constantly looking for possibilities to do things smarter. You value responsibility, entrepreneurship, fast pace, teamwork and straightforward communication.


  • You will have personnel responsibility of one employee, the Business Analyst 
  • This position reports to Head of Visual
  • Placement in central Stockholm
  • Global travelling occurs approx. once every quarter.

Are you interested?

If you find this position interesting, apply with your CV and cover letter. Send your application as soon as possible since we are constantly reviewing candidates but no later than May 21.