Kongsberg Gruppen Kongsberg Maritime AS

Do you want to join Kongsberg Maritime developing our Finance organization?

Chief Accountant

For our Finance team, we are looking for a new and dedicated Chief Accountant. The accounting department is a Shared Service Centre located in Norway and Poland with main office in Kongsberg. We are responsible for the bookkeeping of 20 companies within Kongsberg Gruppen. The accounting team consist of 27 skilled people.


Main Tasks and responsibilities

  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Account reconciliations and analysis
  • Tax and VAT reporting
  • Cash flow forecasting and analysis of working capital
  • Liaise with auditors during interim and year-end audit.
  • Responsible for preparation of annual report including note disclosures.
  • Contribute to accuracy and effectiveness in the department through improvement and developing of routines and processes
  • Support with implementation of systems, automation and controls
  • Manage and further develop the accounting team



  • BSc or MSc in economics. Relevant experience preferably from auditing.
  • Knowledge of IFRS standards and reporting requirements, including hedge accounting.
  • Knowledge of VAT, corporate tax and transfer pricing.
  • Familiar with ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics
  • Very good English skills, oral and written



Personal Qualities:

  • Strong analytical skills as well as business and result focus
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Experience with financial reporting and accounting, consolidation, budgets and forecasting from international operations
  • Experience with IFRS and NGAAP
  • Systematic and structured way of working
  • Works well under pressure/tight deadlines
  • Strong in leadership and good cooperative skills
  • Self-driven person with positive attitude
  • Strong and skilled relationship builder which inspires confidence
  • Positive and committed


We offer:

  • An international, dynamic and innovative environment
  • Collaboration with several different departments and functions
  • Competence development through challenges
  • Highly qualified colleagues who are willing to share their knowledge and experience


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Lisa Edvardsen Haugan
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