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Advert-ID: 15103712

Accounting Professional (Fixed Assets) to Vattenfall

Vattenfall Business Services Nordic AB

Vattenfall is now looking to fill the positions of one Accounting Professional within the Fixed Assets team in the Accounting R2R organisation in Finance Business Support. You will report to the Head of Fixed Assets. 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 expert for IFRS and the local GAAPs, preparing postings, managing the closings and the external audit, providing financial statements. The function is organised in country specific teams for the General Accounting area and one Fixed Assets team across all countries.

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Company: Vattenfall Business Services Nordic AB

City: Solna

Job Category: Finance / Law / Purchase

Extent: Full time

Start date: Omgående

Type of work: Staffing

About the role

As Accounting Professional you will be part of the fixed assets accounting delivery in Vattenfall and contribute to achieve the targets of the Accounting R2R department. Collaboration with a Business process outsourcing (BPO) provider will be one key task in addition to securing the delivery and optimizing the processes. We would like you to take on this change and contribute with your experience and energy to a successful transition and transformation.

Your main tasks and responsibilities: As Fixed Assets Accounting Professional you will assist all/selected companies within the Vattenfall group with complex accounting matters related to Fixed Assets matters. Moreover your duties will include:

  • Set guidelines regarding asset structures (e.g. component approaches, business specific structures) and the usage of parameters in the SAP asset register (location fields, cost center usage, etc.)
  • Analyse IFRS and local GAAP fixed asset accounting requirements for appropriate classification and valuation of new investment projects
  • Apply IFRS, local GAAP and tax fixed asset accounting rules for appropriate classification of costs on investment projects according to Vattenfall requirements incl. set-up of asset (component) structures
  • Support the information flow from Vattenfall to BPO provider Capgemini to handle the changes in SAP as required
  • Support and contribute to the system closing activities, perform checks & controls and observe keeping the deadlines
  • Support and execute asset impairments on asset master record level
  • Deliver input to the financial statements / annual reports for all legal entities
  • Act as fixed assets accounting expert for IFRS and at least one local GAAP you support the tax team in the specific country
  • Support Group Accounting to implement new accounting rules (IFRS) and cooperate with the Accounting R2R country teams to harmonize IFRS application
  • Observe and implement local GAAP changes in the served country
  • 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

We are looking for

  • Relevant University degree (e.g. Business / Accounting) or comparable other training / work experiences
  • Experience from working within Fixed Assets Accounting and/or Accounting
  • Good understanding of accounting rules (IFRS and at least one set of statutory accounting rules)
  • Good knowledge of all Finance processes, specifically of the Fixed Assets processes end-to-end
  • Knowledge of the Finance systems (especially SAP)
  • Understanding of Vattenfall or energy business
  • Full proficiency in Swedish and English

Personal skills You have a high sense of responsibility and like to belong, and work, in a team but have the ability to also work independently depending on the task. Others probably describe you as solution oriented, proactive and with an open attitude towards change. Your ability’s to work in international complex organisations and to handle internal and external interfaces are well developed. At Vattenfall, we support you with a good and intensive initial period so that you are able to fulfil your tasks and responsibilities.

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Security: 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.

Our recruitment process

This recruitment process is handled by Academic Work and it is our client’s wish that all questions regarding the position is directed to Academic Work.

Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the next phase. The process includes two tests: one personality test and one cognitive test. The tests are tools to find the right talent for the right position, to enable equality, diversity, and a fair process.

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