Director, Group Accounting - Oslo, NO OR Stockholm, SW


Oslo, Norway

Full time


Sep 8

Puzzel: The Low-Down 🔍

Puzzel is a fast-growing B2B SaaS company, and our ambition is to be a clear European leader by 2023 🚀

We are playing in customer experience (CX) with a focus on omni-channel customer service platform (the category is called ‘CCaaS’ or ‘Contact-center-as-a-Service’) with the flexibility and scalability to support local enterprises and global corporations, manage their customer interactions and support their busy teams.

Headquartered in Oslo, Norway and with further offices in the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Bulgaria, Netherlands and The Philippines, we are a diverse group of go getters with over 20 years of pure cloud experience.

We work hard and we play hard, making sure we constantly evolve to stay ahead of the curve. We have an annual kick-off party to celebrate our successes and plan for the year ahead and pride ourselves on being inventive, dependable, adaptive and empowered. We value open communication and honesty to confidently deliver the best service and experience to our customers.

Puzzel was recognised as a Challenger in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Contact Centre as a Service for the fifth consecutive year in 2019 and were ranked in the top three European CcaaS providers for 2020 by Frost & Sullivan.

Key Data Points

  • €40m in revenue FY2020 growing 25% YoY
  • Currently ~250 employees
  • Used by more than 1000 businesses across 40 countries

The Role🏡💻

As Director Group Accounting, you will have a central role, with responsibility for the Groups financial reporting, cash flow, IFRS, transfer pricing, and taxation in an international company. You will be an instrumental part of the Finance Management team, working closely for and with the group’s CFO, the Finance Director, Controlling & BI teams as well as the Accounting and Billing teams that you are directly responsible for. 

The position is to be located at either the company’s HQ in Oslo, Norway or in Stockholm, Sweden.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the monthly consolidated financial statements for the Group in accordance with IFRS, and ensure that statutory compliance matters are properly attended
  • Cash flow reporting and forecasting for the Group
  • Professional responsibility for IFRS, transfer pricing, VAT, and international taxation
  • Actively lead and take responsibility for improvement work and further development of accounting procedures and internal control processes for the group
  • Oversee the periodic reporting both internally and externally, and contribute to the development of sustainability reporting
  • Direct responsibility for two teams (12 FTE), with the Head of Accounting and Head of Billing, reporting directly to you. Both are located at the office in Sofia, Bulgaria, with employees also in Oslo, UK and Arendal.
  • Participate in M&A processes regarding tax and accounting related matters
  • Close collaboration with business areas and professionals in the group
  • Ensure good documentation and close collaboration with the auditor
  • Assisting CFO in ad hoc projects

The nice to haves ➕➕➕

Desired background and qualifications:

  • Solid professional education, preferably a master's degree in accounting and auditing
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of relevant working experience, preferable with a big 4 background.
  • Strong experience with accounting (IFRS), consolidation, tax, and internal control
  • Fluent in English and Norwegian, both oral and written language

Desired personal skills:

  • Strong analytical skills, with an accurate and structured approach
  • Interpersonal and Management skills is a key to the position
  • Hard-working, with strong communication skills
  • Self-propelled and solution oriented, and ability to be decisive
  • Process oriented with an agile mindset
  • Ability to implement and adapt to changes in an evolving environment
  • Strong work ethics with high professional acumen and taking pride in delivering visionary and best practice processes and deliveries

The Location

This role is based in our Oslo office (Fredrik Selmers vei 3, 0663 Oslo) OR Gustavslundsvägen 145, 167 51 Bromma, Sweden, with the expectation of 2-3 days per week on-site. You therefore need to live within commutable distance.

What’s In it for You? 💰

  • Competitive fixed salary
  • Flexible, hybrid approach to working; split your time between the office and home
  • You get to be part of a fun, driven and supportive team
  • Pension contribution
  • Gift on your birthday
  • Annual Summer and Christmas parties
  • Excellent development opportunities and a great company culture

Equality and Diversity 🌍

Please let us know if you require any accommodations for the interview process and we’ll do our best to provide assistance.

We want everyone at Puzzel to be their true, authentic selves at work irrespective of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical ability, age, or economic background.

One Last Thing ☝🏻

Even if you feel you are only a 75% match for this role, we still want to hear from you. This list is purely indicative. Skills can always be learnt.

By applying you accept the terms of our Privacy Notice which can be found on our website. Puzzel are not considering candidates that do not have a work permit in the country we are hiring in.

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