Accounting Professional

Accounting Professional


Can accountants contribute to a better environment? Without any doubts! Everyone at Vattenfall contributes in our strive towards a fossil free living within one generation!

To be successful we now need to strengthen our team with one:

Accounting Professional

You will belong to our R2R organization (Record to report within General Accounting) and will be a part of Vattenfall Finance Business Support.

Accounting R2R is the function in Finance Business Support which provides the accounting expertise to the units in Vattenfall with a strong focus on quality and compliance. Accounting R2R is the Accounting experts for IFRS and the local GAAPs, preparing postings, managing the closings and the external audit, providing financial statements. The function is organized in country specific teams for the General Accounting area.

Part of the daily operations of Accounting R2R activities are outsourced to the BPO provider Capgemini and one of the key tasks is to in all aspects secure the deliveries and optimizing the processes.

Economy reporting is in a constant change and so are we, we therefor offer the right persons great opportunities to mold their own future within accounting and Vattenfall.

Your main tasks and responsibilities:
One of your main tasks is the handling of the general ledger in accordance with legal and group requirements for Vattenfall companies as well as leading the external audit process and providing accounting expertise.
Handle all bookkeeping relevant information and set up correct postings for IFRS and local GAAP bookkeeping with supporting documents; this includes setting-up posting instructions for Capgemini
Develop accounting memos on new accounting treatments, discuss and align with Group Accounting and the external auditors (if needed)
Support and contribute to the system closing activities, perform checks & controls (incl. IFC) and observe keeping the deadlines
Calculate provisions and accruals or steer the calculation process, set requirements on the data models if calculation is done in the business
Set up financial statements / annual reports for all legal entities (LE) in the served country and drive the completion process together with the LE management
Lead the external audit process
Contribute to good relationships and good service towards internal customers and external suppliers / customers / BPO provider
Execute services with high quality and timeliness of the delivery following common processes, policies and guidelines
Provide process improvement ideas to process experts / process specialists
Participate in development projects within FBS or group-wide / interdisciplinary projects

Knowledge, skills and experience:
Relevant University degree (e.g. Business / Accounting) or comparable other training
3-5 years of experience from working with accounting and statutory reporting within a complex organization
Functional/industry knowledge
Good knowledge of accounting rules (IFRS and at least one set of statutory accounting rules)
Good knowledge of all Finance processes, specifically of the R2R process end-to-end
Great interest and knowledge in IT-based report systems, and a good overall understanding of IT
Full professional proficiency in Swedish and English.

Personal skills:
You really like accounting and always strive to find better ways to do it. Others probably describe you as proactive, solution oriented and open to change. You like to work in a team, and like to help in making others better but have the ability to work independently when needed.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.

Location: Arenastaden, Solna

Please apply with your CV and cover letter. Last day to apply is the 6th of September 2020. We might interview candidates continuously so please do not wait until the last date to apply!

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact the Hiring Managers Karin Donnerlid, +46 705 397 047 or Anders Jarelöv, +46 703 519 695. For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Recruiter Peter Blixter, 072-237 32 02.

Trade union representatives in Sweden: Leif Sjöberg (Akademikerna), Lars-Erik Näsman (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Lennart Bengtsson (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates can be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Ingela Skoog

Rekryterare Karin Alexandersson
072 246 96 92
Rekryterare Karin Alexandersson
072- 246 96 92
Rekryterare Karin Alexandersson
072- 246 96 92
Rekryteringskonsult Eva Häger
08-739 50 00
Rekryteringskonsult Karin Alexandersson
Ingela Skoog
08-739 50 00
Rekryterare Karin Alexandersson
070- 36 32 413
Rekryteringskonsult Maria Rabb
Rekryteringskonsult Maria Rabb


  • Arbetsplats: VATTENFALL AB Solna
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 14 augusti 2020
  • Ansök senast: 6 september 2020




Solna, 16956

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