The Absolut Company is looking for a Financial Reporting Manager

The Absolut Company is looking for a Financial Reporting Manager

The Absolut Company consists of 500 talented employees from all over the world and is part of the Pernod Ricard Group. The Absolut Company is responsible for the global production, Innovation, Strategic Marketing of Absolut Vodka, Malibu and Kahlúa.

We offer positions in our fun and high-performing teams. By joining us, you will be part of a global organization, working with iconic brands in a world-class learning environment. We are a proud company with a genuine Passion for progression and company values; We are TAC - Together - Audacious - Committed.

About the role

We are looking for a dedicated Financial Reporting Manager to join our Finance department based in Stockholm.

You will recruit, lead, and develop a new team of two direct reports, and you will report to the Director Controlling & Accounting.

By working tightly with the controlling and accounting teams as well as the Tax Director, this new team will be at the center of the financial flows of the company and will coordinate all internal and external financial reporting activities, including monthly reporting of P&L and Balance Sheet, Forecasts and Budgets, Annual reports, and Tax declarations etc.

Moreover, the role requires driving process improvement through simplification, technical solutions, and implementation of modern ways of working with laser focus on accuracy, timeliness, efficiency, and team wellbeing.

Some aspects of the role need to be aligned with group stakeholders, mainly in Sweden, France, and the US.

  • Coordinate the Financial Reporting to HQ, ensuring correct application of IFRS principles
  • Drive the preparation, review, and submission of the annual reports in compliance with Swedish GAAPs
  • Provide guidance on accounting principles to the Finance team and to the rest of the organization
  • Prepare and file VAT and Corporate Tax returns to the applicable tax agency
  • Prepare and submit applicable Tax reporting to the Group
  • Participate to or lead different projects related to processes, ways of working, changes in company structure etc.
  • Recruit, lead and develop a team of two direct reports
About you

At The Absolut Company we work at a high pace and many projects are happening simultaneously. Therefore, we think that the person who will be happy in this role is very structured and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines at the same time. We are also a global organization, and we love to be very diverse so feeling comfortable in international environments is important, you also need to speak English for that reason. We love to work together, in and across teams, and we are all skilled in different areas, so you should also be a team player and have strong communication skills.

Background/Experience Required
  • Master´s degree in business, finance or similar
  • 6-10 year´s qualified accounting or audit experience within a big 4
  • Deep expertise of Swedish GAAP and IFRS
  • Relevant experience within corporate taxation, tax planning and reconciliation
  • Previous team and/or project management experience is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent English and Swedish (verbal and written) is a requirement
  • Process oriented, structured, precise, and clear
What we offer
Here at The Absolut Company, we let contradictions meet. We are a middle-sized, proud Swedish company that stands for strong values and at the same time, we are part of a global group that offers new international connections every day with a possibility of an international career. Here you will meet innovation in a company with more than 100 years of history.

You are welcome to The Absolut Company for who you are. We believe that an inclusive workplace with diversity of experiences and perspectives creates a vibrant work environment and mirrors our global consumers.


If this role resonates with you, don't hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

In this recruitment, The Absolut Company cooperates with SJR Executive Search. Welcome with your application containing CV and personal letter with a description of why you are interested in the position and what your contribution would be. Selection and interviews will take place in August, but we look forward to your application as soon as possible. For more information contact SJR Executive Search Senior Consultant Anders Dareholt +46 704 71 59 09 or Research Consultant Christina Singelman +46 734 21 79 87.

All applications and contacts are treated confidentially and in accordance with the GDPR.

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Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Redovisningsekonom
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 10 sept 2022 (33 dagar kvar)

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