Senior Accountant

More than 6 months ago

Skellefteå, Västerbotten County, Sweden

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Senior Accountant


Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and competent Senior Accountant to support our growing finance team and play an important role in the day-to-day accounting needs of the business. You will assist with the development of our systems, be involved in the monthly financial reporting and close processes, alongside owning the day-to-day transactional postings.

If you have an accounting background, have a keen eye for detail, and want to be part of a fast-growing business and amazing team, we'd like to meet you. Ultimately, you'll help maintain our company's financial health and make sure we use our resources beneficially. You will gain increasing experience as the company grows while utilizing the best technology and developing processes for a lean, mean finance function.

The current Finance team in Skellefteå consists of 8 employees but will grow over time as the factory ramps up. The Senior Accountant will be a key player in building up the local accounting function and be part of the overall group finance team with over 60 employees.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the daily operations of the accounting function, including month and year-end close processes, general ledger entries, and bank reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures, and ensure financial transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP and other accounting standards
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial reports, including the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statements
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of our annual audit process, and providing high-quality audit schedules and supporting documentation to our external auditors


  • A Relevant University Degree
  • Several years of experience in an Accounting or similar role
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Experience working with medium to large companies is preferred

Bonus skills:

  • Experience and interest in the manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages, specifically Swedish
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

To apply, submit your CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

About Northvolt:

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. They provide affordable cells and high-quality battery systems, all manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Their purpose is to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy efficiently and entirely.

Northvolt designs, manufactures, and recycles everything under one roof. They even build their own factories. They are constantly experimenting, learning, and adapting to make batteries so great that they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast and is hiring for various positions in Stockholm, Västerås, and Skellefteå, Sweden. They are looking for individuals who are passionate about their mission and want to make a positive impact on the future. They value hard work, excellence, and having fun as a team.

If interested, contact Martin Sedig at [email protected] or call +46706524777. Visit their website for more information.


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Stockholm, Sweden, + 1 more location(s)

1001 - 5000

Sector: Energy

About this company

Founders:Paolo Cerruti, Peter Carlsson

Founded date:2016

Revenue:US$ 1 - 10 billion

Investors:Bpifrance, European Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Siemens AG



Northvolt develops sustainable lithium-ion batteries in conjunction with R&D, industrialization, and recycling to support clean energy. It provides electrification and renewable energy storage designed for lithium-ion battery plant to more

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