Manager, Accounting, Stockholm

Category: Finance
City: Stockholm, Stockholm , Sweden
Position ID: J0819-1504
Employment Type: Contract

Position Description

Do you want to be part of a dynamic finance team that is always looking for efficiencies and standardization opportunities within finance?

Do you have a strong accounting background, maybe from on of the large international auditing companies?

Would you like to be responsible for all accounting and compliance for CGI in Sweden?

Then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Your future duties and responsibilities

As a manager in the Financial Business Services (FBS) team, you will join a team of many other FBS Managers, covering the Nordic region. You will be reporting to the Head of FBS for Nordics, Poland, and the Baltics. You will be working closely with the Business Unit controllers in Sweden, and their controlling teams, giving support on all accounting related matters.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Accounting & monthly closing of financial accounts
• Managing statutory audit, setting up financial statements, and cooperation with external auditors
• Ensuring accuracy and completeness of all asset and liability balance sheet accounts, in accordance with IFRS and local Swedish GAAP
• Involvement in Balance Sheet review meetings
• Accurate and timely analysis and submission of tax and vat declarations
• Contributing to, and implementing on efficiency and standardization programs across region
• To work closely together with the finance colleagues all over the world, including our shared service center in India
• SOX involvement
• Contact person for local Tax Authorities

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Essential Qualifications
• Very good knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP
• Strong analytical skills
• At least 5 years of experience
• Excellent communication skills in English and Swedish

Desired Qualifications
• A sense of autonomy, initiative, and responsibility
• Ability to work independently, while demonstrating flexibility
• Experience from working with external auditors
• Good understanding of priorities, and 100% respect for deadlines

Professional Attributes
• Results-oriented with a strong track record of successful delivery
• Ability to work in virtual teams, across functions, and across borders
• Want-to-help attitude towards co-workers, and partners

Education and Certification
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or equivalent
• Professional accounting designation, CPA or equivalent

Last application date: 2019-09-30.

Christian Hilstad, +47 99270234


  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • Swedish
  • English
  • Financial Accounting

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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