Senior Financial Accountant

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 smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 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 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.

Who we are: 

The Group Accounting team is the finance function mainly for the Nordic region, Sweden being the largest, as well as various European countries. We consist of a diverse team with a mix of international and local experience, working in both English, as the official working language of Klarna, and Swedish, to establish a close relationship with local external authorities as well as our service providers. We thrive in a constantly changing and dynamic environment and provide lots of opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. 
We are currently looking for either a Financial Accountant or a Senior Financial Accountant to join us in our exciting journey, so please keep reading to see if this might be you!

As part of our team, you are likely to have the opportunity to:

  • Be responsible for the internal reporting of one or several legal entities areas of responsibility
  • Contribute to / own internal and external financial reporting streams on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis
  • Reconcile G/L systems to the underlying sources and develop methods and tools to provide analytical insight
  • Take responsibility for accounting and reporting of relevant business transactions
  • Take part in / lead various projects and initiatives (e.g. mergers, acquisitions, automation, process improvements around monthly reporting and daily operations, balance sheet accuracy control)
  • Develop as a professional in an entrepreneurial organization that provides opportunity to work with your areas of interest

Who you are:

  • Klarna is looking for ambitious people with a significant drive! You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast paced international working environment.
  • 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:

  • University degree in either economics, finance, accounting, tax
  • 5+ years of combined accounting and finance experience 
  • Hands-on experience with Swedish GAAP K3 and ÅRKL
  • Experience with statutory reporting in IFRS environment (accounts preparation or as an auditor).
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a team
  • Strong conceptual and problem solving ability, strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to have a diverse set of tasks and responsibilities
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in English. Other European languages are a plus

You might also have:

  • Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CA or CIMA
  • Knowledge of the fintech, banks or payment services industry
  • Track record of process improvements 
  • Hands-on experience in an enterprise level Accounting software (we use SAP S4)  
  • Previous exposure to supervising and coaching junior team members
To apply, please attach CV or resumé in English.

Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.