Senior Tax Manager

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.

Klarna strives to become the world’s favorite way to buy, and you can contribute to reaching this goal! We are looking to hire great people, who are passionate about using their talents to generate success. Analytics is no exception! We are currently looking to grow our Analytics teams to satisfy the company’s ever-increasing need for complex problem solving and data-driven decision making.

Who you are
We are looking for ambitious people with significant drive! We need problem solvers, initiative takers, people that see opportunities and potential to improve. 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 deliver and grow as an individual. At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent in doing so.

What you will do

  • Be a senior member of Klarna’s growing and dynamic head-office tax function, based in Sweden
  • You will be responsible for managing direct taxes for our Swedish companies and overseeing all companies on a global basis in order to understand and manage the global tax rate
  • Be the go-to person on technical Swedish corporate tax issues and play a critical part in the decision-making process on anything from our many M&A deals or restructurings, through to new product assessment and approval
  • Support accounting colleagues in the delivery of the tax numbers and disclosures in our Swedish and consolidated financial statements and ensure associated controls have been appropriately designed and implemented 
  • Review and authorize the submission of Swedish corporate tax returns. Where appropriate, develop (or help with the design of) and implement internal systems to compile information
  • Maintain policies and procedures (with associated controls) governing the tax function and the management of tax risk within the wider organisation. Oversee their implementation
  • Identify, evaluate and assist (directly in the case of Swedish issues and indirectly on material overseas matters) in closing out tax risks on a timely basis
  • Support the organization on financial statement audits from a tax perspective
  • Lead Klarna’s response to tax authority audits and disputes
  • Manage the relationship with external tax service providers
  • Prepare and present reports to executive management on tax matters

About you

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in verbal and written English
  • Strong at working with multiple stakeholders and prioritising numerous concurrent projects
  • Can demonstrate end to end ownership of complex projects with many stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and a strong bias toward action
  • An ambitious, proactive team player who feels accountable for the full team delivery and contributes to a great team spirit
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile environment
  • Good understanding of Swedish corporate income tax but also accounting and tax reporting
  • Knowledge of a broad range of corporate tax matters, with experience of the Financial Services industry and/or Technology sector is advantageous
  • Advanced degree in Tax or Accounting preferred; Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Law required
How to apply: Send over a CV 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.