Nordic Accounting Manager

Nordic Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager for the Nordics - you will be based in Stockholm and be an integral part of ensuring financial excellence. This is a real opportunity to work in a company that is respected around the world, where you can really develop your financial / accounting capacity.


On behalf of our client, Michael Page seek a skilled Accounting Professional that loves a challenge, being both strategic and "hands-on", and is happy to lead a team of skilled accountants. The main task will be to manage the centralised accounting department for Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.

Typical responsibilities will include (not limited to):
  • Lead, support and secure processes in the Nordic countries.
  • Manage a team of maximum 5 employees within finance
  • Manage monthly and yearly closing
  • Manage reporting for VAT, Tax and Intrastat
  • Own the monthly balance sheet
  • Be the main contact person for all external auditors and tax authorities
  • Own / be the key user for SAP FI

You are an ambitious, business-oriented person that has a high level of integrity. Please refer to the below requirements, if you feel you have the right background, and would like to know more, then apply!

  • Fluent in Swedish and English (speaking, written, reading) - other Nordic languages are a major plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in a finance related subject (highly relevant experience can be considered instead)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience within a Nordic-focused accounting function
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Experience with leading a team of accounting professionals
  • Proven experience with VAT and Taxes (deductible, non deductíble) - calculation and reporting.
  • Solid exposure to GL, P&L ownership, Intrastat.
  • Experience communicating effectively internally and externally towards auditors.
Job Offer

To be discussed at interview with Michael Page
Mer info
Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Ekonomichef
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 21 nov 2019 (2 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Michael Page have partnered with a global brand within the retail space, a brand that is known for their high-quality and durable products. They have operations around the world (some 50 countries) and are now looking for a skilled Nordic Accounting Manager to join the "family" and continue to ensure that everything runs smoothly. In Central-Stockholm they have a welcoming environment with an established finance team - they follow a colleague-focused methodology making sure that their colleagues not only enjoy their position, but also look forward to come to work, even on Mondays.