Senior Accountant to EQT

Stockholm (Kommun)
den 20 november 2018
den 20 december 2018
Julia Minges

Gazella is now recruiting a Senior Accountant to EQT, the leading private equity group in Northern Europe. For the right person, this is a great opportunity to be part of a high-achieving team operating within a fast-moving and entrepreneurial environment. In the role as a Senior Accountant you will be part of an accounting function of five, with a main focus on providing accurate accounting for EQT AB. We are looking for an open-minded and communicative person who is service-minded and who takes pride in delivering results with high accuracy. We interview candidates continuously and therefore ask you to send in your resumé today. Applicants must have permission to work in Sweden.

Your challenge

  • Be part of the month-end and year-end closing process including intercompany-, bank- and balance sheet reconciliations together with accruals and inventory accounting.
  • Become superuser of the finance system Netsuite, taking ownership for the development and implementation of the system throughout the company and the group.
  • Be responsible for day-to-day accounting including accounts receivables.
  • Participate in work regarding accounts payables and employee expenses.
  • Take responsibility for VAT-reconciliations and monthly reporting to tax authorities.
  • Assist Head of Accounting with various tasks and projects.
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks and take initiatives regarding development within the accounting field.


Your Background
You have an academic degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or a related discipline and you have 4-6 years of working experience from a role as an Accountant or Senior Accountant. In previous positions you have worked broadly with accounting, from day-to-day accounting including accounts payables and receivables to monthly- and annual closing activities and you have good overall knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Experience from roles where you have had exposure to various stakeholders in the company is of advantage, however we first and foremost are looking for the right person with the right personal qualities for this position. It is considered a plus if you have worked with questions related to IT-/finance systems before and you should find great interest in driving those kinds of issues throughout the organization. You have professional skills in Swedish and English and are an experienced user of Excel.

Personal Qualities
You are an ambitious, driven and communicative person who strives for success and who will walk the extra mile to reach your goals. You enjoy working in an environment with high performing colleagues and are used to work cross-functional with different parts of business, where your strong communicative skills come of use. We are looking for someone with a professional and can-do attitude to complete the team. We believe that you are a person with a drive to develop continuously and that you have a special interest in technical and IT aspects of finance.

EQT invests in good companies across the world with a mission to help them develop into great and sustainable companies. By providing access to ownership skills and operational expertise, EQT helps acquired companies grow and prosper, both under EQT's ownership and with future owners. EQT has three overall investment strategies – Private Capital, Real Assets and Credit – guided by a responsible ownership approach and an industrial growth strategy. 

Approximately EUR 50 billion has been raised from over 600 global professional investors, and more than EUR 22 billion has been invested in portfolio companies across the world. 

The most tangible result of the EQT Business Model is that portfolio companies have on average increased the number of employees by 10%, sales by 10% and earnings by 11% annually during EQT Equity funds’ ownership. Almost all of the return on investments is attributed to operational improvements such as increased sales and efficiency gains.

Gazella provides a wide range of services within recruitment and interim. Gazella offers a fast, flexible and accurate interim and recruitment service. Through our aspiration to continuously improve the offered service to both candidates and clients, we strive to develop the industry. 

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