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Finance Manager Nordics

South Pole Group


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the Global Fight Against Climate Change as a Senior Accounting Specialist at South Pole


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Kungsgatan 10

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In-person- Stockholm Sweden

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary

South Pole, a leading force in sustainability solutions, operates worldwide to foster a sustainable economy and society. By offering innovative services, South Pole empowers businesses to achieve sustainability goals, positively affecting the climate and communities. The Corporate Functions team is vital, providing essential support to fuel business growth and success, covering Finance, HR, Office Management, Legal, IT, and Operations.

Role Summary

  • Oversee the Finance activities of the Swedish division and support accounting for other countries.
  • Coordinate the submission of financial reports and management accounts.
  • Handle accounts receivable, credit control, and accounts payable.
  • Manage cash flow forecasting and intercompany recharges with the Global Tax team.
  • Review payroll, Social Security calculations, and ensure local tax compliance.
  • Implement transfer pricing policies and manage annual audits.
  • Maintain external relationships with banks, auditors, and accountants.
  • Participate in global finance projects and document accounting procedures.

Role Requirements

  • Experience in international accounting and finance.
  • Knowledge of Swedish tax laws and GAAP.
  • Proficiency in English and Swedish, with strong communication skills.
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.
  • CA/ACA/ACCA qualification and Big 4 experience are advantageous.
  • Familiarity with IFRS is a plus.

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all continents across the globe, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions, we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

Our Corporate Functions team is the “enablement engine” of South Pole. Behind the scenes, we provide the business with world-class solutions and best practices that sustain business growth and success. We cover key areas such as Finance, HR, Office Management, Legal, IT, Operations, etc. If you are a smart, ambitious and dynamic professional with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, the below position may be right for you!

Job summary:

In this challenging position, you will be responsible for the Finance activities of our Swedish presence. You will also assist with accounting tasks in other countries, as a member of the Global Accounting team. As the local Senior Accounting Specialist, you will be responsible for coordinating with stakeholders across South Pole and also external stakeholders to ensure reporting is complete in a timely fashion.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit the monthly and yearly financial reporting pack and management accounts for the local entity.

  • Manage accounts receivable and credit control.

  • Accounts Payable.

  • Manage cash, including weekly cash flow forecasts.

  • Coordinate with the Global Tax team the billing, review and reconciliation of intercompany recharges.

  • Review monthly payroll and Social Security calculations.

  • Ensure full local taxation compliance with the completion and submission of mandatory local direct and indirect tax returns.

  • In coordination with the Global Tax team and the local consultants implement transfer pricing policy and procedures together with the review and submission.

  • Manage annual audits for the Swedish entities.

  • Manage external relationships, such a banks, external accountants, auditors.

  • Collaborate with Group Accounting Team on various global finance projects.

  • Document all accounting procedures and ensure they are in alignment withGroup policies.


Essential -

  • Relevant experience in international accounting and finance.

  • Swedish tax legislation and statutory reporting knowledge.

  • Knowledge of Swedish GAAP

  • High-energy, flexible and responsive work style; ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Good communication skills and fluent in English and Swedish.

  • Excellent IT skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Able to work closely in a diverse team, but also independently, able to liaise effectively with stakeholders within the organization.

Desirable - 

  • CA/ACA/ACCA equivalent qualified.

  • Experience at a Big 4 public accounting firm is a plus.

  • IFRS experience.

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make and South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


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