Senior Accountant

Göteborg Permanent

Updated on 16/05/2022

  • Permanent Senior Accounting Opportunity
  • Join an international, multi-cultural environment

Om vår klient

Michael Page has partnered with a multi-national joint venture in the construction industry with the Swedish HQ based in Gothenburg. This joint-venture is between several international giants in the construction sector.

Our client has been awarded several contracts within Sweden, some of which are within the main construction projects of the West Link (a turnkey project in collaboration with the client Swedish Transport Administration, Trafikverket)

With expertise from all over the world, our client is an international workplace located in central Gothenburg. Our client has a passion for construction and is proud to belong to one of Gothenburg's largest infrastructure projects in modern history.


This is a permanent position based in Gothenburg and you will be one of four people in the local finance team; The Finance Manager, The Chief Accountant, The Senior Accountant (you), and The Finance Assistant. This is an opportunity for someone that wants to work in a truly international environment and be part of our client's large-scale projects that will shape the cityscape of Gothenburg.

The Senior Accountant is responsible to review and perform the company's accounting operations in a timely and precise manner. Day to day accounting, reconciliation, fixed assets, financial statements, reporting and taxation are within the main responsibilities of this role. Furthermore, typical tasks will include:

  • To work closely with the Chief Accountant and provide support where needed. Otherwise;
  • Reconciliation of bank statements and communicating with banks for daily activity
  • Processing and recording of fixed assets and related transactions in financial systems
  • Inventory and audit process responsibility
  • Salary payment review and related declarations
  • Compiling and submitting tax returns to authorities
  • Executing monthly and quarterly closing procedures
  • Annual reporting
  • Preparation of payments with the help of the finance assistant
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required from time to time

Vem söker vi?

  • Academic degree in Finance / Business / Economics,
  • 4+ year's experience of Finance and Accounting (IFRS, K2, K3)
  • Experience in handling tax-related issues,
  • Strong MS Office skills i.e. Excel pivot tables, Vlookup
  • Fluency in English and Swedish
  • Independent, structured and meticulous,
  • Experience in the construction industry or similar project-oriented industry is an asset.


What is on offer? The opportunity to work in a dynamic international and multicultural environment where process-improvement is part of daily life. Above that, a competitive compensation package will be discussed. If you have any questions before applying, feel free to contact the recruiter for this role directly: Andrew Burnett 0733245887

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