Chief Accountant

Job Title: Chief Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Denmark
Salary: Market related
Start Date: 2018-03-01 00:00:00
Reference: JN -022018-43065
Contact Name: Lauren Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2018 15:52

Job Description

Chief Accountant Needed!

Our client is seeking a passionate Chief Accountant to work in their centrally located office in Copenhagen.

Ideal candidate must have a strong background within the Danish accounting regulations and knowledge of Danish Tax. This is an exciting role with great responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:

- Regular review and follow-up of income statement and balance sheet

- Overall responsible for accounting section and guide junior accountants (accounts payable, accounts receivable and costing)

- Company forecasting and budgeting- Preparing annual report - Advisor in Tax, e.g. VAT and submitter of tax returns (CIT, VAT etc.)

- Prepare and handle statutory audit- Cash Management (Treasury), i.e. weekly and monthly planning, movement and follow-up of cash

- Close cooperation and advisor to other finance related processes, e.g. AP, AR, FA, Purchasing etc

- Communication of rules, guidelines and training to local office in relevant finance areas Key Control (KCP) verification for responsible areas


- Must Know Danish accounting regulations and practices- Good understanding and experience in Danish VAT and corporate income tax regulation

- Experience as Chief Accountant or Senior Controller and/or similar positions

- Minimum of 5 years of work experience

- Experience from an international organization is a plus

- Confident, reliable and accurate with numbers

- Open, flexible and service minded personality

- Good MS office skills, Hyperion and Oracle experience is a plus

- Ability to speak, read and write Danish and English fluently

- Master Degree in Economics from CBS or other Our new colleague will be a significant member of the Finance Team.

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