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Multilingual Job-Swedish and English speaking Accountant (Stockholm)-rj

  • kr480k-600k (£40-52k equivalent) depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Outside UK
  • Ref: 20697

Your New Job Title: Swedish and English speaking Accountant (Stockholm)

The Skills You'll Need: Good Accounting related experience plus fluent Swedish and English language skills in both writing and speaking

Your New Salary: kr480k-600k (£40-52k equivalent) depending on experience

Job status: Permanent

Report to: Finance Director

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Who You'll be Working for:

Our client, an international renewable energy company is looking for an Accountant in their office in Stockholm, Sweden.

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates:

  • can speak and write fluent Swedish and English
  • have relevant Accounting experience in Sweden
  • have work permit in Sweden

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Prepare the accounting journals and manage the consolidation of the holding company and SPV in accordance with IFRS
  • Prepare group reporting such as monthly report for each company
  • Prepare tax return for the holding company
  • Organize statutory audit of the holding company in a timely manner
  • Perform budgeting, forecasting, and analysis that supports major corporate decisions of the CFO, CEO, and the Board of Directors
  • Evaluate current assets and investments by looking at return on investment (ROI) and maximizing the effectiveness of cash flow e.g. other possible investments
  • Gauge financial health by using key financial ratios such as the debt to equity ratio, current ratio, and interest coverage ratio
  • Prepare internal reports to support sound management decision
  • Create, update, and maintain financial models and forecasts as basis for future operations
  • Perform variance analysis to explain differences in performance and propose improvements
  • Review accounting data provided by the supplier
  • Conduct covenant testing and impairment testing
  • Conduct monthly bank reconciliation and inventory control
  • Undertake any other tasks as required by management

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Accounting management experience in Sweden, preferably from big 4
  • Fluency in English and Swedish. Mandarin and German as an advantage
  • Experience in multi-country tax planning
  • Strong teamwork and ability to work under pressure
  • Bachelor / Licence of Accounting or higher related qualification
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines
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