Chief Accountant to SKF Finance Operation Center


SKF is the world leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. The inherent skills and competence of our around 40 000 employees help us to fulfill our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide.

SKF is establishing a Finance Operation Center organization supporting all SKF units globally. We have an exciting future ahead of us towards a clear Finance strategy road map. Finance will have a powerful role related to a lean, efficient and digital environment, and we are aiming to be in the frontline of next generation Business Finance.

The Finance Function at SKF in Gothenburg Sweden includes Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, Record to Report and Central Controlling processes. Our Finance Operations Center will support several countries in North Europe.

Chief Accountant to SKF Finance Operation Center

Your day-to-day work
The Chief accountant organizes and reviews month-end closing and reporting. You are accountable for the legal reporting for one or several legal entities served by the sub-region incl. responsibility for local regulatory requirements.
In the role you will also drive and coordinate reporting improvements within the SKF Strategy and use SKF Business excellence as the tool to reach future goals. You are also responsible for coordinating the external audit of the legal entities and to ensure compliance from a legal and corporate governance perspective.

We expect you to have/be
• University degree in Finance and Accounting or similar
• An experienced Chief accountant with experience from global companies - SSC/BPO/FOC structures preferred
• Fluent English is mandatory
• Finance process-oriented with broad experience in SAP or other ERP systems
• Computer literacy is essential and experience in MS office applications (excellent command of MS Excel is a must)
• Good communication skills to both interact with internal client served, as well as within FOC team.
• Expert in IFRS, Swedish GAAP and similar local framework(K3)
• Willingness to work in a dynamic and challenging environment

You will enjoy working here if you …
are comfortable in working both independently and have strong collaboration skills. You like to be a team player in an international environment, flexible and agile.

With a positive mindset you have the willingness to challenge the way of working, to secure accounting and continuously improve the processes.

We offer…
A job in an international environment, where you will be a part of a diverse workforce where you get to face exciting challenges and varied tasks. You will join our journey of implementing SKF Global Finance Operations and be part of an engaged Record to Report team with a lot of team spirit.

Additional information for you
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden. Local contract in SKF Sweden

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Patrik Schultzén, Recruitment Expert at SKF Group Recruitment Center at 031 337 1270 or

Union contacts
Unionen – Jonny Hilbert +46 31 3372155
Akademikerföreningen - Anders Kempe +46 31 3373395
Ledarna – Angelica Lindström +46 31 3371842

Are you interested in this position?
If the answer is yes, and you meet the above requirements, please submit your application with CV in English no later than the 11th of October 2020

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Rekryteringsspec. Susanne Dahlberg

Ledarna Andreas Tengberg
Recruitment Specialist Johanna Gustavsson
Team Leader Tool R&D Lars-Erik Stacke
Unionen Niklas Thoresson
AF Johan Facht
Recruitment Specialist Johanna Gustavsson


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  • Publicerat: 25 september 2020
  • Ansök senast: 11 oktober 2020





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