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17. September 2020
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Associate Operational Controller - Stockholm, Sweden

Nielsen Media

Nielsen’s Media segment provides media and advertising clients audience measurement services across all devices — television, radio, online, mobile — where content is consumed.

Associate Operational Controller will be supporting all aspects of local controlling and accounting in the Nordics market. Moreover, she/he will be assisting with the coordination of activities between Operational Controlling, Revenue Controlling and Business Finance and performing local accounting activities specific to the respective market, as well as supporting the local core finance processes.

Support the local controllership function and provide financial oversight on the Nordics business

Ensure adequate performance and reporting on the following by leveraging both onshore and offshore resources:

US-GAAP accounting/closing, accruals, and account reconciliations

Financial closing and consolidation

Procure-to-pay functions (invoice & payment processing, T&E, etc)

Intercompany transactions and reconciliation

Support compliance with all relevant global, regional or local policies, procedures and guidelines

Support change locally with regard to standardization and simplification initiatives as governed by the Global or Regional Center of Excellence core teams or by Finance leadership

Assist in producing monthly closing dashboard, and quarterly and year-end reporting packs in accordance with corporate requirements for the local market

Support Operational Controller to maintain internal controls and ensure an effective control environment through active coordination with the Group Controller and the Global and Regional COE core teams

Support the Operational Controller during local internal audit and compliance review assignments

Responsible for the maintenance of local statutory accounts and ensure ongoing compliance to local regulation for the local legal entities

Assist in the statutory and tax accounting and audit processes and act as the single point of contact for external auditors and/or tax and statutory authorities or consultants

By your proactiveness and commitment, you can achieve balanced coordination of all core and continuous finance activities between the local environment and the Global and Regional organization. You’re curious, open to learning new things and dedicated to work: for sure you will meet controllership metrics and ensure solid controls are in place and functioning.

At least 3-4 years of relevant experience in accounting / financial controlling or audit

Knowledge and experience with local statutory requirements and statutory audits (Local GAAP, statutory financial statements, tax calculations, VAT returns)

At least a Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting

Fluency in English and local language mandatory

Experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP)

IT-PC literate (Google for Work, Microsoft Office)

Strong communication skills, team player, leadership traits

Knowledge and experience with US-GAAP

Local or international Accounting qualification

Knowledge of other Nordic languages

If it sounds interesting to you, do not hesitate to apply as it might be a perfect match for you!

We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

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