General Accountant

Located in Solna, Sweden, you will be part of the world's leading sports brand, work in a first class environment and have an exciting career opportunity ahead within the company. As general accountant you make an impact by working for three entities: Nike Retail Sweden, Nike Retail Denmark and Nike Sweden:

  • Month end deliveries (including balance sheet reconciliation, month end bookings and checks);
  • Co-operate with our extended team in India regarding financial entries, reconciliations, analysis, and deliverable;
  • Provide month end and quarter end support to the Finance team, including preparation of journals, prepayments and accruals;
  • General accounting (Accounts receivable, electronic bank entries, intercompany invoicing, accounting re-classes);
  • Taking part in internal and external audits, also including SOX-related work duties, as well as assisting with all internal audits from our European or Global head offices;
  • Support payroll vendor with information;
  • Analysis of OPEX for both Retail and Wholesale business;
  • As a part of the Nike Sweden finance team participate in various task and ad hoc projects on daily basis;
  • Understand financial policies, procedures and systems to ensure business compliance with internal Nike Corporate policies, SOX compliance and external statutory reporting requirements as necessary;
  • Provide support to the Sweden Accounting Manager with multiple ongoing and ad hoc accounting projects;
  • Cover for Accounting Manager in periods of holiday and absence.



Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting or similar, with minimum 3 years' work experience;
  • Strong understanding of accounting and good knowledge of Excel;
  • Good knowledge of Tax and Local Statutory requirements represents an advantage;
  • Previous experience with SAP or another ERP package is seen as a merit;
  • Excellent communicator, with very strong English skills, written and spoken;
  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-moving and changing environment;
  • High integrity, transparency and confidence.
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting or similar, with minimum 3 years' work experience;
  • Strong understanding of accounting and good knowledge of Excel;
  • Good knowledge of Tax and Local Statutory requirements represents an advantage;
  • Previous experience with SAP or another ERP package is seen as a merit;
  • Excellent communicator, with very strong English skills, written and spoken;
  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-moving and changing environment;
  • High integrity, transparency and confidence.


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