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Datum:  13 juni 2024

Solna, SE

Företag:  Carlsberg Sverige

Financial Controller within Tax

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We are seeking a committed Financial Controller within Tax to join our dynamic Finance department at Carlsberg Sverige. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our operational tax strategy while ensuring compliance with legal requirements and organizational standards.

About the role
As the Financial Controller, you will play a crucial role in overseeing all operational tax matters within the Swedish market. Reporting to the local Head of Accounting in Sweden  with a solid line, and a dotted line to the Head of WE Tax Operations, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance, governance, and quality in all tax-related activities. This position requires close collaboration with cross-functional teams and active participation in driving efficiency and standardization initiatives.

Key Responsibilities
•    Ensure compliance with local regulations pertaining to direct taxes, indirect taxes, fees, and transfer pricing. 
•    Build positive relationships with the local Head of Accounting and Accounting Manager to align tax strategies with financial strategies.
•    Collaborate with the Head of Western Europe Tax Operations and Carlsberg Shared Service tax operations team to accurately calculate, report, and account for local tax balances.
•    Stay informed about changes in tax legislation and communicate implications to relevant stakeholders.
•    Provide support and participate in accounting and internal controls matters relevant to the Local Finance team.
•    Implement, maintain, and test Carlsberg Group’s tax control framework to ensure adherence to standards.
•    Promote improvement initiatives on behalf of Group Tax to enhance operational efficiency.
•    Offer tax planning and advisory guidance in operational tax matters to support local business activities.
•    Assist in tax disputes and litigation cases, providing close involvement and support as needed.
•    Participate in external forums  to stay updated on local tax developments and contribute to strategic tax reduction initiatives.

The role is located at Carlsberg Sverige HQ in Solna, where you are part of the finance team. Other accounting related responsibilities can be added, to ensure the team’s overall priorities are fulfilled.

Why Carlsberg? 
Carlsberg Sverige is, with more than 50 strong brands, Sweden's largest beverage company. Some of our well-known and popular brands are include Falcon, Carlsberg, Eriksberg, Ramlösa, Festis, Brooklyn, Somersby and Pepsi. As part of the Carlsberg Group, with over 40,000 employees worldwide, we can offer you an exciting role in a both local and global context, with major career development opportunities. We believe that our growth is the result of the unique people who work here with our fantastic and diverse brands. We actively work to make our workplace diverse, fair, and inclusive. Together we are brewing for a better today and tomorrow! 

Thirsty for more? At Carlsberg something is always brewing! Visit our career site where you can listen to our podcasts and watch movies to know more about life at Carlsberg Sverige

Who are you?
We believe you have a university degree in economics, finance, business management, or a related field. You have experience in local and regional taxes, with a few years of operational tax and accounting experience. Previous experience in risk management through control frameworks is essential, ideally gained in FMCG companies, consulting, in-house environments, or Tax Authorities. You have a significant understanding and experience with both IFRS and local statutory accounting standards. Basic process understanding is valued, with proficiency in SAP considered advantageous. Fluency in English and Swedish is required, accompanied by excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

As a person, you are motivated and autonomous, with a demonstrated ability to take ownership of agreed goals. You are proficient in navigating complexity, possessing an organizational mindset. Versatility in communication is essential, with comfort in conveying information through words, numbers, and interpersonal interactions. You demonstrate a structured approach to planning and execution, coupled with a professional and execution-focused mindset. You have a genuine interest in tax and willingness to learn more within tax and accounting.

Also, you can work strategically and place tasks within the broader organizational context. Clear communication and influencing skills are necessary, with experience in stakeholder management at senior levels. At last, a high level of energy, coupled with a team player mentality, is expected.

For further information about the role please contact Hiring Manager Jessica Wadstrand via e mail: Deadline for application is June 18, 2024. We read applications continuously, and vacancies may be filled sooner than the deadline, so apply as early as possible. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Carlsberg Group: Brewing for a better today and tomorrow

For us success has always been in the diverse mix of our people, our beers and our brands. At Carlsberg, we want to recruit and develop people with a global mindset, cultural understanding, and international experience to ensure that our organization stays agile, inclusive and prepared for future growth. Only by acknowledging and harvesting from different perspectives and experiences, will we gain competitive advantage and leverage the effect of diversity for business growth. Carlsberg aims to create equal access to opportunity regardless of social identity, and we encourage everyone to apply regardless of gender, nationality, race, religion or any other characteristics protected by law.

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