Final application date

8 October, 2023


Lars Hägerborg

Toyota Industries Europe (TIE) is the European holding company of Toyota Industries Corporation’s (TICO) based in Japan. TIE hosts business units such as Toyota Material Handling Europe, Vanderlande and viastore.

TIE has more than 20 000 employees. Our business units are primarily operating in the material handling and intralogistics area. We have presence in all major European markets. Although our business has its roots in Europe, approximately 15% of our operations are conducted outside the continent, with a primary focus on the United States and Asia. We are now building up the capability in TIE to support our business units to drive synergies and optimize corporate services, improve corporate governance, and build critical competence for the entire group.


Your Position

TIE is looking for highly motivated and experienced Director Commercial Finance to join our dynamic team.

As Director of Commercial Finance, you play a key role in shaping the financial offer for our products and customers and driving financial performance. You act internationally and support all our business units – Toyota Material Handling Europe, Vanderlande, viastore and other entities within the TIE group. You are a part of the TIE management team and manage 4 direct reports. You report to the Managing Director of TIE, Lars Hägerborg.


Your Responsibilities

  • Build and develop the sales finance business supporting TMHE but also develop the business beyond TMHE
  • Initiate and drive projects to support further growth and efficiency of the TIE Group, leveraging financial insights and strategies
  • Lead the financial planning and analysis process, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial modelling, to support business decision-making and drive strategic initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards, maintaining a strong control environment (Bank regulations, AML, etc)
  • Foster strong customer relations, both internal and external, to drive customer satisfaction and long-term partnerships
  • Provide financial insights and recommendations to senior management, highlighting areas of opportunity, potential risks, and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive commercial initiatives, pricing strategies, and business development opportunities, ensuring alignment with financial goals
  • Manage and develop a high-performing team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, learning, and continuous improvement within sales finance
  • Implement effective credit control measures and risk management strategies to minimize financial risk and maintain a healthy cash flow

Your Profile

  • MBA or Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in commercial finance, financial planning and analysis, or a similar role
  • Proven track record of success in driving financial performance, revenue growth, and profitability in a commercial environment
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modelling and analysis tools
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team
  • Strong analytical skills with the expertise to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and make sound business decisions
  • Understands the challenges of operating in diverse cross-cultural international relationships
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Implement effective credit control measures and risk management strategies to minimize financial risk and maintain a healthy cash flow

Our Offer  
In a rapidly growing high-tech industry in fast transformation, Toyota Industries is stable, global, and influential. We offer a dynamic, diverse, and welcoming work environment where you always act within an international context. The position is in Mjölby (Sweden) or in Veghel (Netherlands) with the possibility to work remotely a few days per week.

Most importantly, we have good, open, and collaborative environment and we encourage continuous development and learning to deliver quality in everything we do. While you keep moving us forward, we look forward to seeing your career move in remarkable ways.

Time for you to make a MOVE!


Your application
Please send your application, containing Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in English no later than October 8th 2023. We screen continuously, so do not miss out on this opportunity!

For more information about the position, please contact Lars Hägerborg Managing Director Toyota Industries Europe,