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Husqvarna Group is looking for a Group Accountant

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About Husqvarna
Husqvarna Group is a global leading producer of outdoor power products and innovative solutions for forest, park and garden care. Products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and ride-on lawn mowers. The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a global leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are sold under brands including Husqvarna, Gardena, McCulloch, Poulan Pro, Weed Eater, Flymo, Zenoah and Diamant Boart via dealers and retailers to consumers and professionals in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2018 amounted to SEK 41bn and the Group has around 13,000 employees in 40 countries.

About Group Finance
The Group Finance organization consists of a total of seven functions and 33 people; Office Management, Business Financial Planning, Internal Control, Treasury, Finance Holding, Internal Audit and Investor Relations & Communication.

Group Finance is responsible for the Group’s financial controlling and reporting. It also coordinates and collaborates with finance personnel housed within the divisions. Its main roles are to act as service provider to management and the divisions; be the trusted advisor and expert in the functional area of finance and; to ensure that the operations comply with established principles, manuals and regulations within the finance area.

The position
Group Accounting, within Finance Holding, is responsible for consolidating Husqvarna Group's financial reporting as well as supporting the affiliates in accounting matters. The Group consists of approximately 90 affiliates in 40 countries. The Group Accountant will be working in close collaboration with 5 colleagues, reporting to the Director of Group Accounting.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Consolidation of Husqvarna Group´s financial reporting
  • Support subsidiaries and divisional CFOs in reporting and accounting issues
  • Share knowledge about IFRS and implementation of new IFRS standards
  • Preparation of the annual report and interim reports
  • Be a part of finance and accounting projects within the Group (e.g. M&A and improvement projects) 
  • Internal control projects
  • Business analysis and financial control

Your profile
You have a degree in Finance and a minimum of five years’ experience from auditing and/or accounting. You have extensive knowledge in IFRS and preferably international experience. You are service minded and have strong oral and written communication skills in order to consult to all levels of management. English proficiency is mandatory.

You are business-oriented with a proactive and analytical approach. You appreciate to have a consulting role with many stakeholders and contacts. You are good at prioritizing, non-prestigious, cooperative and last but not least we also value your sense of humor.

Contact information
For further information about this position and the recruitment process, please contact Sara Borgeström 46 (0) 70-471 59 14, consultant at Ogunsen Executive Search. 

As selections and interviews are made on an ongoing basis, please send your application as soon as possible. 

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