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Financial Controller

Would you like to join a growing leading Nordic Media Company?

We are looking for an experienced and engaged Financial Controller for Schibsted’s marketplaces in Denmark - DBA and Bilbasen,.

In Nordic Marketplaces we are currently embarking on a very exciting change process. As industry trends show increased vertical specialisation, we have made the bold decision to join forces across the Nordics and become Nordic specialists within each of our verticals: Recommerce, Real estate, Mobility and Jobs. On 1 January 2023, we went live with our new Nordic organisation where we are organised around our verticals across Nordics rather than around our countries. This ensures that the verticals have the autonomy and strength to deliver the best solutions to the market, just like the vertical specialists we compete with.

Our marketplaces have unique and strong positions as market leaders, with DBA and Bilbasen in Denmark, FINN in Norway, Blocket in Sweden, and Tori and Oikotie in Finland. Together we make up Nordic Marketplaces in Schibsted, collectively connecting millions of buyers and sellers every month. Whether you want to buy a car, a new home, find a job or want a pair of new shoes, you can turn to us.

About the role
Our Finance function is organised on a Nordic level and in this role you will be part of our ambitious Nordic Financial Controller team with colleagues in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway. You will also be part of the local Finance team in Denmark consisting of 6 people.
You will report to the Head of Financial controlling, Nordic Marketplaces, based in Norway.

In this role, you will have the overall responsibility of the local books of Schibsted Marketplaces Denmark.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements and compliance with government regulations

  • Prepare month-end reports and financial reporting of the Danish entity, both internal and external reporting

  • Main point of contact toward Schibsted Finance shared services

  • Responsible for local annual financial processes, audit, tax filing etc.

  • Maintain and own the local structure of cost allocation principles

  • Drive and support projects to improve quality, efficiency and financial operations.

Who you are In order to master the role as Financial Controller, your accounting knowledge needs to be strong. You know your analysis, systems and processes. Since you are a controller you are in love with structure and numbers - correct numbers.

Behavioural

  • Possess exceptional analytical skills and that you are consistent, persistent, detail oriented and always strive to deliver the best possible results on time

  • Are motivated, curious, ambitious, and engaged to learn and deliver in a Nordic environment

  • Have a very self driven and proactive approach

  • Strong communication skills, you can manage to explain complex things in a simple way

  • Embrace changes and love problem solving

  • Are positive by nature, friendly, and a strong team player

Background/skills

  • Academic degree in Finance, Business Administration or equivalent

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Accounting, Financial Controlling and/or Audit

  • Great experience from accounting and drive month/year-end closing

  • Fluent in English (written and oral)

  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation

  • Experience in creating reports and reporting structure

  • Experience working in Microsoft Dynamics 365 (beneficial, not mandatory)

What we offer

  • As an employer, we are strongly engaged to further develop you both in a practical and personal perspective

  • While improving your competencies, there are, for the right candidate, further interesting career opportunities within Schibsted

  • A meaningful work with diverse, international, highly-skilled, and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives

  • A great atmosphere, open-minded company culture with several social team activities - online and offline

  • We love building opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, no matter who you are, you feel Schibsted Denmark is a place where you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work

  • Hybrid workplace environment with great flexibility and ability to work from home some days each week.

Please note that you must reside in Denmark to be considered for this role. You will be based in either Aarhus or in Copenhagen.

Next steps

We invite candidates on an ongoing basis, and we encourage you to apply already today!

Work with great people

Anniken Ore Larssen
Product Manager
"At Schibsted you meet people who cheer each other on, creating great products facing millions of consumers every day."
Larry Parker
Junior Developer
"I feel extremely inspired and fortunate to work with talented colleagues, many of whom had decided to return to Schibsted after a period of working elsewhere."
Stina Janson
UX Director
"Schibsted has the fantastic combination of having the strengths of a large organization and being a place for innovation, growth and new initiatives."
Eoin Falconer
Data Enabler
"Schibsted allows you to turn your passion, energy and expertise into real-world solutions that touch millions of users."

Great Place to Work

  • 5000 fantastic colleagues in over 4 countries

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • Work with products that matter in peoples lives

  • We embrace diversity

  • Career opportunities within the Schibsted family

About the company

We operate the number one generalist marketplace (DBA) and motors marketplace (Bilbasen) in Denmark. We also operate Bilinfo, the leading B2B motors sales tool in Denmark.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day.

We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Schibsted Denmark is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work


1839Christian Schibsted
 founds a Printing House.

1860Aftenposten is established,
 soon becoming a favoured
 and trusted media channel.

1966Schibsted acquires VG

1996Schibsted buys Aftonbladet,
 today the primary news source 
in Sweden.

1998Schibsted acquires Svenska Dagbladet, one of Sweden’s leading national quality newspapers.

2000Finn.no is founded.
 The marketplace has 
been enormously popular 
in Norway ever since.

2003Blocket is acquired. Today
 the number one marketplace 
in Sweden.

2005 – 2008Schibsted Growth 
starts investing in
 various digital brands.

2006The international expansion of 
Schibsted classified business is
 starting.

2009Fædrelandsvennen, Bergens Tidende and Stavanger Aftenblad are fully incorporated in Schibsted.

2009-2019Schibsted Growth expands the portfolio,
 by 2019 it consists of more than 20 brands.

2019Adevinta is listed at Oslo Børs. Schibsted’s international Marketplaces is spun off into a 
separate company.

2020Schibsted aquired 100% of Oikotie

2020Adevinta acquires 100% of eBay Classifieds Group creating the worlds largest online classified company

2021As part of the agreement in 2020, Schibsted buys eBay's online classified businesses DBA.dk and Bilbasen.dk

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