SKF are establishing a Finance Shared service center organization supporting all SKF units globally. We have an exciting future ahead of us towards a clear Finance strategy road map. Finance will have a powerful role related to a lean, efficient and digital environment, and we are aiming to be in the frontline of next generation Business Finance.
The Finance Operations Function at SKF in Sweden includes Record to Report, Purchase to Pay, Order to Cash and Central Controlling covering region North EMEA.
We are now looking for an VAT Accountant to join our Record to Report team where you will be our expert within this field. Are you an experienced accountant? Do you enjoy working as a team player in an international environment? Do you want to be part of a highly engaged team, with nice colleagues?
Then you could be our next
At Record to Report, we are currently providing the accounting for most of the SKF companies in Sweden. Within the near future the scope will increase with responsibility for other countries in the North EMEA region. Our team consists of Chief Accountants, accountants and experts in specific processes. We are working in many different systems, but the main companies use SAP.
We have an exciting future ahead of us, with an updated finance strategy. Finance will a have powerful role in the digital environment, and we want to be in the frontline of the next generation Business Finance. We have Business excellence as a working tool, and we have started the journey for the Global finance.
Your day-to-day work
• Manage and execute accounting activities with high quality
• Responsible for VAT, Intrastat for many of SKF companies and for countries where SKF is VAT registered
• Secure proper VAT returns, duty rate
• Support business with VAT questions
• Secure proper payments and accounting of taxes
• Main contact towards authorities and outsourced partners
• Drive and coordinate reporting improvements and use SKF Business excellence as the tool to reach our future goals
• Ensure compliance from a legal and corporate governance perspective
• Monitor and conduct the GL account reconciliations
We expect you to
Be an experienced VAT Accountant with a University Degree in Business Administration or Accounting. You also have prior experience from working in SAP. We need for you to be fluent in writing and speaking both Swedish and English. Other languages are for sure a benefit since you will be working with other tax authorities and counties.
You will enjoy working here if you
Are a team player and a purposeful action taker. We work together as a team and we will go forward improving our processes, therefore you need to have a critical mindset, with capability and willingness to challenge the standard in order to secure accounting and improve processes. You need to be open minded when it comes to change since we have an exciting and challenging journey ahead of us.
In order to be successful in this position, we also feel that you need to be a good problem-solver, result oriented and have great networking and business acumen skills.
• A job in an international environment
• You will be a part of a diverse workforce where you get to face exciting challenges and varied tasks
• SKF is a historical Swedish company with a lot of opportunities in the future
• To be part of an engaged team with a lot of team spirit
Our people are our success. After all it is people who turn strategy into action. Whether you want to make the world more sustainable, find innovative solutions for businesses or be at the forefront of technological change. SKF is the place to build your career.
You will work alongside some of the best and the brightest in the industry, with many opportunities to grow. Here you can be sure to develop both professionally and personally. And be part of an organization that always recognizes the power of knowledge - your knowledge.
Additional information for you
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden. Local contract in SKF Sverige AB.
Record to Report consists of 25 members today. All have long experience in accounting and we really support each other as a team.
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Patrik Schultzén, Recruitment Expert at SKF Group Recruitment Center,
+46 31 337 1270
or [ Email address blocked ] .
Selected candidates will receive assessment links (MAP and Matrigma) feedback on these assessments immediately after completion. Proceeded candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Unionen – Jonny Hilbert
+46 31 3372155
Akademikerföreningen - Anders Kempe
+46 31 3373395
Ledarna – Angelica Lindström
+46 31 3371842
Are you interested?
…and meet the above requirements, please submit your application with CV no later than the 16th of June
SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.