General Ledger Accountant Language speaking Swedish/Finnish/Estonian/Nordic

General Ledger Accountant Language speaking Swedish/Finnish/Estonian/Nordic

Job Description:

To work within the Accounting team working to deliver the necessary accounting and reporting requirements expected within a large complex organisation. The role will be involved in General Ledger controlling and reporting, compliance, tax, statutory and multiple general accounting and reporting activities, along with a range of other financial reconciliation and control tasks as required within the team.

Key Tasks / responsibilities:

All tasks to be carried out in a Total Quality manner, consistent with the Company culture.

The job role would include as a guide the following items

  • Control and manage the accuracy of the General Ledger for the group of companies.
  • Complete all relevant month end financial close procedures including necessary accruals and prepayments activities.
  • Prepare and be responsible for all necessary internal reporting required within Europe and to US head office.
  • Manage Facilities and restructuring accounting and control.
  • Carry out relevant Sarbanes Oxley controls.
  • Cashflow Hedging and Revaluation.
  • Headcount reporting, control and forecasting support.
  • Statutory accounting and corporation tax work
  • Statutory/Corporate reconciliations and European consolidation
  • Control and prepare VAT, Intrastat and EC Sales List Reporting, submission of Vat Returns and related compliance.
  • Support and be involved with all audit work.
  • Management of general insurance policies
  • Complete all necessary National Statistics and related reporting
  • Involvement in budget and forecast preparations.
  • Manage the fixed asset register and all relevant accounting, liaising with the accounts payable clerks and other business areas where required.
  • Prepare any necessary variance analysis for all of the above.
  • Support other accountants within the team on a variety of tasks in order to meet the total needs of the finance department.
  • Involvement with developing new/efficient processes/procedures within the accounting team including those processes and activities that cover multiple countries.
  • Provide support and assistance to the Accounting Manager on projects and ad-hoc tasks.

Key Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting, preferably recognisable accounting qualifications
  • Gaap knowledge and experience
  • High level usage of Excel and data manipulation
  • Dedications and commitment to achieve results and deadlines.
  • Oracle knowledge/experience an advantage

Key Interfaces
  • Interface with other finance department, Europe and Corporate headquarters and all necessary external parties such as Auditors and Tax Advisors.
Measurable Performance Standards
  • Accuracy of work
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Deliver and maintain suitable and efficient solutions
  • Team working within the accounting team and wider finance departments.
Critical Competencies
  • Sound knowledge of general accounting and reporting processes
  • Effective resolution of complex reporting requirements
  • Highly numerate and methodical
  • Maintain efficient control under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management and prioritisation skills
  • Fluent in either Swedish/Finnish/Estonian/Nordic

  • Gaap
  • Range of Accounting Work
  • Strong Excel, Finance system and data manipulation skills
  • Management information systems
  • Recognised part or full accountancy qualification


Time Type:
Full time

Job Category:
Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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