Accountant / Senior Accountant

  • Klarna
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Klarna's goal is to develop the shopping experience for our customers and users worldwide. We are constantly developing our products and expand into new markets, which places high demands on our business, especially our accounting department. Now we are looking for an accountant to our Global Accounting Services Department.

In the role of accountant you will have a central role in the accounting department. You belong to a team of 10 people who together are responsible for reporting in Sweden as well as for our foreign subsidiaries. The role provides a unique opportunity to be part of a very critical and important process in an exciting finance companies with high growth where you have many contacts and have a deep understanding of Klarna's financial processes and structures.

What is the role?
The post of accountant is a great responsibility for the entire accounting process which includes current accounts and financial statements. The role also involves acting Business Partner to the subsidiaries internationally and to work with coordinating the outsourcing partners, and the internal controller organization.

You thrive in the role if you like:

  • Current accounting and monthly financial statements with a focus on the analysis and ensuring the quality of financial statements
  • To act as a sounding board and support to colleagues and partners.
  • Dealing with VAT and tax accounting and tax returns
  • Development of processes and procedures in order to streamline and improve the working methods and flows
  • To carry out projects in the economy, such as: setting requirements for procurement, set, and implementation of new and existing systems.
  • Dealing with ad-hoc tasks such as reporting, and support the organization in financial matters

Who are you?
We are looking at about 3 years of experience in skilled jobs in accountancy, preferably in-house and from the financial industry. You are safe in accounting and bookkeeping and thrive in a changing and fast growing environment. You have the habit of Excel and have experience of - and thrive on - to work in the system generally. Do you have experience of working with the VAT, we see it as an advantage. For you it is important to work closely with colleagues, working in a structured and to develop and learn in accounting.  

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible because the selection and interview process is ongoing.

English and Swedish fluently spoken and written

Location of
HQ Stockholm, Sweden