POSITION: GROUP ACCOUNTING MANAGER
APPLICATION: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
CONTACT: KNUT LEGANGER-KROGSTAD | 98 08 85 35
CONTACT: KRISTIN LOSSIUS | 40 30 50 40
Followed by its acquisition by a private equity fund, Fiven - a global leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of Silicon Carbide grains and powders - is looking for its new Group Accounting Manager. The position is located at the company’s HQ in Oslo, and as the position is newly established, you will get the opportunity to influence and shape the position to fit future requirements. Group Accounting Manager will work closely with the Group CFO. You will also work closely with the finance teams for the operational units.
With operations in Norway, Belgium, Brazil and Venezuela, and in a context of carve-out from its historical parent company (sic.saint-gobain.com), an urgent and important role for the Group Accounting Manager will be to initiate and build new structures and routines for the Group within the field of group accounting and cash management. Other areas of importance will be driving the process of identifying, selecting and implementing a new consolidation software, in addition to the following areas of responsibility:
Preparing consolidated financial statements for the Group in accordance with IFRS, and ensure that statutory compliance matters are properly attended
Reporting to the stock exchange and dealing with external authorities and auditors
Follow-up and liaison with subsidiaries to secure parent company’s statutory reporting in accordance with Group Accounting Policy and IFRS
Providing global guidance on accounting and consolidation related issues
Establishing an efficient and accurate cash-flow reporting and forecasting for the Group
Establishing accounting procedures and internal control processes -leading projects and process improvements as needed
Assisting CFO in adhoc projects
Master’s degree with major in Accounting or similar
A minimum of 5-7 years of relevant working experience is required
Strong and sound technical accounting knowledge in IFRS and international accounting practices
Fluent in English, oral and written language
Spanish/Portuguese is an advantage
Desired personal skills:
Analytical, structured and efficient
Operational and with a “hands-on” attitude
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to challenge and to propose alternative solutionsDynamic and flexible mindset
The position will require some travelling.
Please note that incoming applications will not be processed until August due to summer vacation.
More information about the company and the process will be provided on request.