Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Stockholm, Sweden
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024

Job Description

Northvolt has an exciting job opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join our team in Stockholm.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large-scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and competent Accountant to support our growing finance team and play an important role in the day-to-day accounting needs of the business. You will assist with the development of our systems, be involved in the monthly financial reporting and close processes alongside owning with the day-to-day transactional postings.

If you have an accounting background, have a keen eye for detail and want to be part of a fast-growing business and amazing team, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll help maintain our company’s financial health and make sure we use our resources beneficially. You will gain increasing experience as the company grows whilst utilising the best technology and develop processes for a lean mean finance function.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close, including journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial reports including the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement for multiple legal entities.
  • Reconciliation of payroll control accounts to underlying documentation and working closing with internal and external payroll teams to reconcile any differences.
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of our annual audit process and providing high quality audit schedules and supporting documentation to our external auditors.
  • Preparation and submission of VAT and other statutory tax declarations whilst ensuring these are reflected in the ERP system correctly.
  • Assist the Accounts Payable function with payment run proposals and ensuring these are paid out of the bank to our vendors in a timely manner.
  • Posting of daily bank transactions to the ERP system and performing weekly bank reconciliations.
  • Preparing, reconciling and posting employee expenses, credit cards and purchasing cards and ensuring that we have the relevant supporting documents for each transaction.
  • Inter-company re-invoicing and reconciliations between entities ensuring that inter-company transactions are captured and recorded in all entities in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring compliance with IFRS accounting standards.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as and when required.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.