The overall function for this role is to lead the Accounting and reporting function at the corporate entities (GANT AB, GANT Home, GANT Underwear, GANT Company, GANT Holding, GANT Asia Pacific). The position is responsible to ensure robust accounting and reporting processes and through that secure information quality, compliance and diligent reporting to external and internal stakeholders. The position leads the monthly as well as the annual closing procedure. As head of the accounting team the position owns the general ledger and executes the AR and AP ledgers, manages payments and drives collection. In a small team the tasks consist of setting the direction, leading the team but also executing hands on transactions. The position is responsible to ensure full compliance both with group accounting and reporting guidelines as well as with local statutory requirements
The head of accounting is responsible for timely and high-quality reporting to GANT Group Financial Control as well as for statutory and tax reporting. The head of accounting is responsible for the accounting services provided by GANT AB to other entities – currently AP processes for GANT Sweden and GANT Denmark. The Head of Accounting is also the primary contact for external auditors for the corporate entities.
To be successful in this position and at GANT you are a team player who is able to engage and motivate people and lead without formal authority. You are pragmatic with a hands-on attitude and are highly structured, but also possesses flexibility and can-do attitude in order to find ways forward. Further we appreciate that you are organized, structured and detail oriented.
What we expect from you
· Degree within Business Administration & Economics (or similar)
· Accounting experience according to Swedish accounting standars, Swedish tax and VAT rules is a prerequisite
·5-10 years experience from similar position or from reputable audit firm.
· Experience from SAP is required, experience from Hyperion and/or Tagetik is meriting
· Fluent English and Swedish skills, both in speech and writing
Get in touch and join us on our journey! In this recruitment, GANT collaborates with Novare Executive Search. Selection and interviews take place in mid-August. If you have any questions about the position please contact Susanna W·ennersten, firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara Dilani, email@example.com.
Please note that we do not accept applications through e-mail, due to GDPR.
GANT is the original American lifestyle brand with European sophistication, offering premium clothing, accessories and home furnishings for men, women and kids. Born in 1949 on the campuses of the American East Coast universities and raised in Europe, GANT enjoys a global presence in over 70 markets, 750 stores, 4 000 selected retailers and with a team of 200 employees at our global headquarters.