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Group Financial Reporting and Accounting Specialist

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

In joining us you will play an important part in building 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 Group Financial Reporting and Accounting Specialist to support our growing finance team and play an important role in IFRS reporting and implementation of consolidation and reporting tools. The successful individual will have a keen interest in accounting, and also be a “go to” expert where complex transactions need to be analysed and new accounting standards are released to assess the impact on the organisation.

You will play an important role in accounting function of a company, preparing high-quality financial statements and ensuring that accounting records are kept appropriately and that reported results comply with accounting standards (IFRS and K3) and relevant legislation.

Some of the key duties include analysing complex transactions and writing accounting memos, co-ordinating and assisting Group Financial Controller with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements and other periodic financial reports, ensuring that the finance team operates within a robust control environment and being the principle point of contact for external auditors.

You will also contribute to ensuring that financial systems are fit for purpose, are appropriately maintained and will help identify areas for improvement.

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:

  • Preparing thorough documentation relating to the complex transactions in accordance with IFRS and K3
  • Developing and owning IFRS Group Accounting Manual, providing post-implementation and training to the team
  • Assisting Group Financial controller with the implementation of the consolidation tool together with IT department
  • Developing the Group's monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting processes, assisting Group Financial controller in the automation of the reporting process
  • Working closely with the business to ensure that accounting policies are implemented properly
  • Providing expert technical accounting advice and guidance which includes implementing new changes, requirements and improvements
  • Supporting with technical accounting papers and acting as a point of contact for external auditors on any technical accounting matters
  • Co-ordinating and assisting Group Financial Controller with the preparation of the accurate monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements whilst ensuring that the internal and external reporting deadlines are met
  • Assisting with the development of the consolidation tool together IT department
  • Assisting with the audit process and liaising with external personnel as required
  • Streamlining and improving accounting systems and operations
  • Ensuring compliance with IFRS and K3 accounting standards and relevant legislation.

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humour.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Audit, Financial accounting advisory services, Financial reporting or Financial control or similar.
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS and K3)
  • Degree in accounting. Professional qualifications ACCA, ACA or similar are a merit
  • IFRS experience and experience with consolidation
  • Experience of working with medium to large companies is preferred.
  • Experience from Big 4 companies is a merit.
  • Experience of working with a Financial Reporting Consolidation tool is a merit.

Specific skills:

  • High level of energy and enthusiasm to work in a fast moving business
  • Able to work independently and own and drive issues to conclusion.
  • Experience with ERP systems; Dynamics365 experience is preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with knowledge of Excel (vlookups, pivot tables etc.)
  • Able to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Highly accurate and detail oriented.
  • Business language of Northvolt is English. Swedish is a plus.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


Maria Talantseva | Contact Person

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