Accountant (various levels)

Klarna makes shopping smoooth. And we do it with flair because shopping is fun. Every day, we help customers, businesses, and partners explore just how smoooth the modern shopping experience can be. 

It means we’re constantly changing the game. Always trying out new things. And we encourage our people to do the same. To grow. To develop. Because we don’t believe roles have to stay fixed. Instead we inspire our people to take an irregular career path. As a company of 350 dynamic start-ups, our whole business is built for it. So once you’re in, there’s no telling what will happen next.

Accounting at Klarna is divided into several teams with their unique responsibilities. However, there is of course one thing in common for all of them - they consist of highly driven people with a combination of analytical skills and a great team spirit! In particular, the teams strive for leading-edge financial reporting, using state-of-the art tech.

As part of an Accounting team you will:

  • Take responsibility for accounting and reporting of relevant business transactions
  • Reconcile G/L systems to the underlying sources and develop methods and tools to provide analytical insight
  • Pro-actively and effectively communicate with various stakeholders, discussing the accounting treatments well as economic consequences of trends, assessing their impact and proposing solutions/optimisations
  • Support wider business objectives by providing analytical expertise on new products and system developments and collaborate closely with other teams where relevant
  • Analyse existing and upcoming financial regulation on the accounting impact and business implications
  • Contribute to the financial reporting process (monthly, quarterly, yearly), both on local GAAP level as well as in IFRS for the group
  • Develop as a professional in an entrepreneurial organisation that provides opportunity to work with your areas of interest

Who you are:

  • Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive! You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast paced international working environment.
  • Fluent in Swedish
  • You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce best work results!
  • At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent

You should have:

  • A degree from a university in a numerate subject (e.g. Economics or Business Administration) or comparable professional education as tax accountant or financial accountant
  • Applicable work experience, preferably in the financial industry
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.

You might also have:

  • Strong attention to detail and experience in using structured approaches to problem solving
  • Significant drive and ambition
  • Strong conceptual ability
  • Hands-on experience in Accounting software, such as DATEV, SAP, Cognos Controller
  • Experience in managing people and teams
How to apply

Send over a CV and cover letter in English.



About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then, we’ve changed the banking industry forever. And now we’re creating the world’s smooothest shopping experience. We serve 80 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 190,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world’s leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by +2,500 people from 90 nationalities.