Gunnebo Cash Management, a business unit in the Gunnebo Group, is now setting up a new Financial Shared Service Centre to support Gunnebo Cash Management units in Europe. Positioned in Gunnebo Nordic AB, this is a new and exciting position within the company. We are now looking for an Accounts Payable accountant that will take a key role ensuring that the AP processes fulfills the company’s financial policies efficiently and actively work with internal improvements.
If you are process oriented, have a critical thinking style and always looking for improvements – this could be the perfect opportunity for you. You will be part of an exciting journey, using your deep knowledge and expertise within your specialized area and be part of building something from the beginning.
In this position you will also get the chance to develop your leadership qualities and within a year, there is a big chance that you can move on to the role of Account Payable Team lead for Shared Service Finance.
- In charge of data entry, validation, and processing of all various types of invoices
- Review, validate and reconcile invoice and PO discrepancies
- Responsible to communicate deviations between PO’s and relevant vendor invoices for timely mitigation
- Standardize and actively work with process improvement within AP department
- Be active on the customer service front and be quick and accurate with communication
- Actively train, and supervise new and existing staff as needed
- Assist with other accounting related tasks within the SSF department when needed
It is important that you are driven by taking a holistic approach and ownership of the accounts payable processes, where you also have built your deep knowledge. As the center continuously expands, you will take the lead- not only to make the transition successful, but also to constantly challenge work processes with the ambition to work even more efficiently in the long run.
Qualifications and experience:
To succeed in this position, we are looking for a person with a Bachelor´s degree in Accounting/Finance related field or have equivalent experience. For the period of several years, you have built a deep knowledge of procure to payment process work within account payable. You also have an overall knowledge and understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations.
You are an advanced MS Office user, together with accounting software and databases where you are used to managing large amounts of data. Naturally, you are fluent in both spoken and written Swedish and English. Other language skills will give the right candidate an advantage in the daily work even if the corporate language is English.
We believe that the person we are looking for today works in a similar position, in an international work environment, preferably at a Shared Service Center and are now ready for the next step. What we think appeals to you the most, is the unique opportunity to get a key role within your specialized area, and to be able to use your deep knowledge when building something from the beginning. Also, you see this opportunity as a chance to develop your leadership qualities – both when it comes to leading successful organizational change and to involve and motivate the team in the process of change.
This role requires excellent interpersonal skills with customer service focus. You interact, communicate, and collaborate with others effectively, are stimulated by meeting other people and enjoy having a broad network.
We also see that you are self-motivated with strong planning and problem-solving skills with ability to prioritize and work independently. You are fearless of change and thrive in a dynamic and international environment.