European Finance Director (International Group)

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What’s the secret to hiring and developing the right people? It can be found somewhere in the middle. Between psychology and technology. At Talogy, we’re an alloy of both. Psychology and technology combined to solve your talent challenges. We walk our talk, and passion fuels what we do. We are energized by innovation and collaboration — winning together as a team of 600+ colleagues by uniting the leading talent experts across the globe.

At Talogy, our mission is to help people meet their potential. In striving for this mission, we are daring, go the extra mile, take ownership, and expect a lot from each other. But most of all, we care deeply — about our customers, and about each other.

We have built a culture where diversity, inclusivity, flexibility, and understanding aren’t just words for us. We come together as a group and collaborate through the challenges that our clients are experiencing to give them the best solution that psychology and technology can reveal.


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We are looking for a European Finance Director (International Group) to join our team in Sweden.

Willing to take charge of our financial management of the Nordic companies? Are you ready to take responsibility for efficient and accurate accounting functions for all of the International entities in Europe (non-UK)? Read further!


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– Day-to-day financial management of the Nordic companies (4) ensuring accurate and timely preparation of management and financial accounts. This includes preparation of annual accounts, balance sheet reconciliations, month end reporting,
balance sheet analysis and investigations, preparation of income tax and VAT reporting.
– Preparation of the monthly payroll for all Nordic region including updating pension and insurance details with the external providers.
– Responsible for the timely and accurate accounting functions for all of the International entities in Europe (non-UK) including accounting operations, cash flow management, month-end close, reconciliations and analysis as needed.
– Work with outside providers to timely file statutory accounts, tax returns, consolidation for international entities and account for statutory to US GAAP differences in our financial systems.
– Manage local VAT returns and maintenance.
– Assist with purchase accounting and integration processes for acquisitions in the international regions.
– Implement operational and systems projects as they relate to accounting.
– Partner with finance function on business analysis, cash flow forecasting and budget/forecast to actual analysis.
– Work closely with Tax and Legal team to rationalize the legal entity structure to be more efficient and cohesive.
– Support and manage team of experienced accountants across Europe.
– Manage treasury management and banking and merchant account relationships.
– Provide expertise on client contracts including establishing indirect tax implications, financial flows and establishing reconciliation.

– Be a strong team leader, with a proven track record of building high-performance accounting teams and driving accountability for achieving measurable shareholder value.
– Drive a service driven culture across all teams that are in line with company strategies and goals.
– Lead by example and establish a track record as a reliable, “go to” performer.
– Develop strong business partnerships and credibility with colleagues and the industry.
– Proactively offer new ideas and build support for making significant change. Ask questions and listen to gain input and insight. Foster an open exchange of ideas.
– Communicate clearly and concisely. Resolve differences/conflict in a constructive manner.
– Plan ahead and anticipate, as well as look at downstream and cross-functional implications. Balance short and long-range considerations when solving problems.
– Partner with direct reports and engage with other staff/peers to foster exceptional and productive internal and external relationships.

– 10 plus years of total experience ideally with some experience working with a US based company.
– Chartered Accountant or equivalent preferred.
– Nordic GAAP and statutory accounting experience required, knowledge of other European/US GAAP would be of benefit.
– Fluent in Swedish and English, knowledge of other Scandinavian languages, French or German would be of benefit.
–  Knowledge of Nordic payroll accounting and local laws and regulations.
– Experience with acquisition purchase price allocation and integration of acquisitions.
– Experience implementing systems and improving processes.
– Ability to analyze data, prepare reports and effectively communicate these to senior leadership and other department leads.
– Able to work and thrive in a fast paced and demanding environment.
– Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail.
– Ability to focus under pressure.
– Must be proactive with long track record of taking initiative.
– Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles.
– Strong organizational and time management skills.

Why we’re different

1

30m+ assessments

We are the experts in talent assessment and development. We deliver over 30 million assessments securely, every year. And have been designing assessment and development solutions for over 70 years.

2

150+ I/O psychologists & psychometricians

Science is at the heart of everything we create. And while we use ones and zeros, we don’t see people as numbers. We care deeply and partner with our clients to solve for the talent challenges of tomorrow and today.

2

Endless creativity

We invest in innovation. Our 225 in-house staff focus on R&D, development, and innovation to bring you the best talent assessment and development solutions.

3

Close to you

Our full-time consulting teams are based in 23 countries, enabling us to deliver programs worldwide across 160 countries. Our consultants are curious, dedicated, and love what they do.

4

Solutions for every need

Our experts listen and understand your talent challenge ten create a solution specifically for you. Hiring, development, organizational culture – whatever your challenge, we are here to solve it.

Our team of experts

Experience our culture

We have built a culture where diversity, inclusivity, flexibility, and understanding aren’t just words for us. We come together as a group and collaborate through the challenges that our clients are experiencing to give them the best solution that psychology and technology can reveal.

What it looks like

We put ‘All Hands on Deck’ when we face complex challenges and don’t stop until we find a solution. ​
We gather opinions, listen to the diverse thoughts of others, strive to obtain buy-in, and make informed decisions​.
We leverage the various strengths of our employees to make a lasting impact​ in the Talent Management space.

What it sounds like

We say “I need help” when we do, and say “I don’t know” or “I don’t understand” when we don’t.
We invite and encourage collaboration — across teams, departments, and the globe.
We solicit ideas and opinions from others, keeping open minds to new approaches and innovations.

What it feels like

We care deeply — about each other, TALOGY and our values, and our clients.
We are guided by integrity, always doing the right thing — for ourselves, our colleagues, and for our clients.
We feel great pride in making a positive difference to the lives of others through our work.

PATH TO SUCCCESS

ready to reach new heights?
Let’s get there, together.

So, wherever you are on your career path, there has never been a better time to join Talogy.


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