Brav is looking for an experienced, strategic, and business-oriented CFO


Do you want to take Brav to the next level? Brav is looking for an experienced, strategic, and business-oriented CFO

The recruitment of CFO should be seen in the context of a company in growth, change and development. We are looking for a truly intellectual capacity and high performer, who can contribute and take lead on our growth and development journey. As our new CFO, you must be driven by high demands on overall understanding, professional strength, and delivery. We believe that collaboration and interaction create the best results; to succeed, you must be able to work effectively with colleagues at different levels in the organization, both nationally and internationally. We believe in “cultural fit”; your passion for sports and outdoor activities will be beneficial.

The position is part of the BRAV’s management team, with an overall responsibility for the financial management. You will report directly to the CEO.


As Brav’s CFO you will be an important business partner to the CEO and the rest of the executive management team. In close collaboration with the executive management team, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and for securing sustainable business growth and profitability. Furthermore, you will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing and running of all the finance activities in the company, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting and contract negotiations. You will lead a competent team of 5 employees, that run our daily finance and controlling operations. The CFO both prepares and participate in Board of Directors meetings.


We are looking for an experienced, strategic, and business-oriented CFO, that with credibility can take lead on the strategic initiatives and development of BRAV as a company. Relevant candidates have a university degree with excellent academic records, preferably within finance/economy or strategy.

You have outstanding records of managerial or professional achievements. Preferred experience can come from a wide range of industries, but experience from retail/ customer- oriented businesses and consulting services will be particularly interesting. Experience from senior management positions and international oriented roles is a prerequisite. As a key person in the organization, we believe that you have led strategy operations, business development- and improvement processes. With these experiences, you can bring “best practice” models into our organization.

As CFO you will be involved in most business processes in the organization. A well-developed business acumen, experience in modeling business cases and proven negotiation skills will be important.

It is expected that the right candidate will be a positive contributor and a challenger in an active and transition-oriented environment.

The ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing, in English and Norwegian, is a necessity.


The right candidate should be familiar with most of the following characteristics:

  • Professional attitude and team player
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Strong commercial, analytical and entrepreneurial instinct; ability to identify business opportunities and rapidly ensure the realization of these
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to create energy, enthusiasm and get people to work towards common goals
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; ability to provide direct, transparent, and consistent information to relevant stakeholders
  • Structured and methodical, knowing that the “devil is in the details”.
  • Strong work ethics - willingness to get your hands dirty and get things done
  • High stress tolerance and ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Brave and dear to stand out from the crowd and do something different
  • Capable to deal with rapid change in technology and market needs
  • A genuine interest in nature and an active lifestyle

We offer a high-profile, challenging and rewarding position in one of the largest players in the industry. As our new CFO, you will have real impact and set footprints for the future.

- Espen Falck Engelstad/ CEO

Om arbeidsgiveren

Brav is a major player in the sport and outdoor industry and manages some of the most influential brands in the marketplace. We own and manage the Swix, Toko, Lundhags, Ulvang and Helsport brands. We also own and operate the digital platform skisporet.no. Our business is balanced across seasons and markets, with approximately 50% of our turnover originating from the Spring/Summer season and 50% from the Autumn/Winter season.

Brav has offices and own companies in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Lithuania, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Japan, and the United States. Our premium goods are distributed in more than 30 countries worldwide, and mainly sold through sporting goods chains and specialty retailers, and directly to consumers through brand stores/outlets and e-commerce.

We partly own our own production facilities with own factories in Norway, Lithuania and Sweden.

The mission of Brav is to improve our customers’ quality of life. Acting responsibly, we will do this by connecting and developing the best talents in the sport and outdoor industry – and support them to develop and produce the most innovative products and services.

We build our company and community upon our three values: teamwork, passion and courage.

Our vision is to turn dreams into memories – for our customers, for our employees and for our owners.

In 2020, Brav had a turnover of about 1.2 billion Norwegian kroner. Brav is fully owned by Ferd Capital.

Office Adress: Soon to be Snøbyen/ Lørenskog

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