IFRS Financial Controller – Ballerup – GN Store Nord, Denmark

GN Store Nord
Ballerup - Denmark
Published: May 02, 2017
Group Financial Reporting & Controlling are looking for an experienced accounting specialist with solid knowledge of IFRS and a significant drive and excellent team spirit.

Group Financial Reporting & Controlling is part of Group Finance at GN Group and consist of twelve employees in three teams; Group Controlling, Group Consolidation and Group Reporting/Compliance.

We are twelve dedicated and highly skilled employees enforcing the GN Group’s financial reporting, accounting policies and practices with no surprises. The goal of the department is to “ensure reliable, accurate and timely financial reporting to Global Management and to GN Store Nord's board of directors and shareholders” by proactively handling changes in accounting environment as well as in the business of GN Group.

We are responsible for overall compliance to GN Store Nord global policies, Accounting and Approval Policies and internal and external reporting.

We believe in a strong collaboration with the local entities and we aim to improving the financial quality of the GN Group and reduce risks to acceptable level through proper internal control environment.

When you join GN Group, you take off for a career in an international environment in close cooperation with many stakeholders in the organization, including other finance units throughout our corporate and global organization.

Detailed Description
You will be involved in the implementation of new accounting standards, including optimization of reporting processes, and you will also participate in cross-functional projects in close cooperation with other finance units throughout our corporate and global organization.

You will be a key employee in the processes of the preparing external financial reporting on a quarterly and annually basis, including ensuring efficient and accurate financial reporting in accordance with the GN Group accounting policy and IFRS.

You will work as in-house business partner on accounting issues guiding finance managers in affiliates throughout the world and ensure cross-functional control and reporting of specific accounting areas.

Maintaining the GN Group, finance/accounting manual and assessing impact from new IFRSs and implementing these into corporate accounting policies is done in close dialogue with operational units ensuring a strong business understanding in the team.

Continuously focus on optimization and controlling of processes aiming to improve performance and results.

Furthermore you will be involved in preparing relevant information and presentations to the Audit Committee.

You can expect 20-30 travel days per year to our global subsidiaries.

Job requirements
You must have 6-8 years of experience from an international auditing firm and preferable 2 years of IFRS compliance experience. Most likely, you have a qualification as State Authorised Public Accountant or similar or you hold a Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics. You must be an advanced user of Excel and familiar with preparing presentations in PowerPoint.

You should be a team player, meaning that you adapts to the team, build team spirit and listen, consults others and communicating proactively in a logic way to different level of finance competences. Furthermore, you have a proactive and engaging personality showing strong responsibility for tasks and projects and ability to contribute with new ideas and initiatives, constantly seeking for a range of solutions to problems.

In addition to being fluent in written and spoken English, you should also be ready to invest both time and effort in your personal and professional development.

Would you like to know more?
If the position has caught your attention and you wish to apply, please upload a short cover letter with your motivation for applying along with your resume. If you want to know more about the position, please contact Anton Sibast Laugesen, Senior Director Group Financial Reporting & Controlling, on +45 51 33 14 90.

To apply, please use the “apply” link no later than June 1, 2017.

GN Group
GN Group is a global leader in intelligent audit solutions that let you hear more, do more and be more you ever thought possible.

We transform lives through the power of sound: Smart Hearing aids that enhances the lives of people with hearing loss; integrated headset and communication solutions that assist professionals in all types of businesses to be more productive; wireless headsets and earbuds designed to support any lifestyle – from sports enthusiasts to commuters and office workers.

With world leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology and miniaturization, GN’s innovative and intelligent audio solutions are marketed by the bands Jabra, Resound, Beltone and Interton in more than 90 countries across the world. Founded in 1869, the GN Group today has more than 5,000 employees and is listed on NASDAQ Copenhagen