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Group Accounting Manager

KONGSBERG Corporate Accounting, Reporting & Controlling is seeking a Group Accounting Manager for managing the group consolidation processes. You will be working closely with our financial functions in the business areas, group treasury and tax, and our M&A teams on business transactions, and be part of a team that are continuously making improvements to our reporting and controlling processes.

KONGSBERG Corporate Accounting, Reporting & Controlling has the main responsibility for the group’s quarterly and annual financial statements, monthly financial reporting to the Corporate Management Team and Board of Directors, Group target process, Group business controlling, development of group financial KPI’s, and group enterprise risk management process.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Managing the group consolidation process including reconciliation & controls, cash flows, group eliminations and business combination accounting
  • Be an important contributor to the quarterly and annually financial statements
  • Group tax accounting in close dialog with the group tax function
  • Organize the accounting of group pension plans/schemes
  • Contribute to the accounting and reporting of financial instruments and cooperate with group treasury
  • Accounting system: contribute to seek a high quality and efficient system to register and report financial information
  • Advisory: Contribute to identify opportunities to improve the groups accounting function, including use of systems and technology
  • Transaction Services: Support the organization on M&A activities, including due diligence, contract negotiations, settlement and integration

 You are/have:

  • Highly experienced with practical group accounting and experience with complex consolidation
  • Highly experienced in International Accounting Standards (IFRS) and other regulations
  • Strong financial understanding
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills

Your Merits:

  • Master's Degree within either Accounting & Auditing or Finance
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience acquired from a reputable audit/ advisory firm and practical group accounting
  • Experience with consolidation applications (HFM, Cognos, etc.)
  • Experience from working in an international environment with global colleagues and advisors
  • Fluent English, written and oral

We offer:

  • A challenging position with excellent opportunities for development
  • A dynamic and innovative workplace where you are encouraged to share your knowledge and further develop your role and the accounting function
  • Competitive conditions in a growing company with several opportunities for the employees