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Accounting Manager

Karlskoga, Sweden
Closing date: 2 June 2023

Your role

You will lead a team of financial controllers with the responsibilities related to accounting and financial control. You will be responsible for the consolidation of the financial reporting across the entities, both international and Swedish, that are included in Business Area Dynamics. You will also be responsible for the adherence to external and internal financial rules and regulations and for the cooperation with relevant internal Group Functions. You will be the point of contacts for the external auditors. Your direct reports consists of driven, experienced people, located in Karlskoga and Linköping. You will report to the CFO of Business Area Dynamics. 

Primarily, this position is located in Karlskoga. Business trips, mainly in Sweden but also internationally, are occurring when necessary.

Your profile

To be able to work independently in this role, we expect you to have a number of years of experience in the finance area, preferably in a larger organization. You have a university degree in Finance with advanced skills in accounting or the equivalent in experience. You are used to supporting the business in several areas and willing to walk an extra mile to get things done.

You have experience from managing people and having stakeholders from various functions. You complete your tasks with high quality and on time. To be successful in the role we expect you to have good leadership skills and strong communication skills. Due to the nature of the job, we are looking for a stable personality, capable to perform in an international environment.

Required skills

  • Bachelor of Finance or similar

  • Good general knowledge of Finance and ERP systems

  • IFRS and Swedish GAAP accounting regulations

  • Fluent in Swedish, verbal and written

  • Good communication skills in English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Experience from larger corporations

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

We apply ongoing selection for this recruitment which means that the position may be filled prior to the job ads expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile described above - please forward you application as soon as possible.

What you will be a part of

You will be part of Dynamics as one of the 4 Business Areas within Saab and also part of an experienced Finance Function with several reporting units, both nationally and internationally.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here

At business area Dynamics, all employees share the same mission: to create conditions for a safe society. Whether it's missile systems, underwater technology, camouflage solutions, support weapons, training systems or field hospitals, you are part of this mission. We work in close cooperation in developing, manufacturing and maintaining our world-leading products, systems and solutions for customers worldwide.

Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.