Group Accountant

Requisition ID:  17814
Category:  Finance & Control
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent


Group Accountant

Working in this team provides many challenging and rewarding tasks, including contacts with over 200 subsidiaries to contacts with management, and from understanding International Financial Reporting Standards to applying them practically in the financial reporting of the Group. The team strives for quick and correct reporting, and to continuously look for ways to do things better.


Key responsibilities

  • Take part in monthly, quarterly, and year-end closings for the Group and Business Areas, performing necessary consolidation entries 
  • Prepare financial analyses for Group Management 
  • Prepare financial data included in the Group’s public financial reporting. 
  • Monitor IFRS development and update the Group's reporting instructions, consolidation, and reporting routines as necessary 
  • Participate in improvement activities in financial reporting and consolidation 
  • Provide support to (requiring significant communication with) subsidiaries, business areas, and other management teams throughout the Group on accounting and reporting issues 
  • Take an active part in training subsidiaries 
  • Represent SKF Group Finance in ad hoc projects



  • You hold a bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance or equivalent  
  • Extensive experience in accounting 
  • You have proficient communication skills in English, both written and spoken, as well as solid skills in Excel 
  • You have several years of experience in group consolidation and working with IFRS


You will enjoy working here if
You are an effective problem solver with the ability to quickly understand the problem and based on that present a solution. You are quick to adapt to new situations and thrive on delivering results. To be successful in this role, you would also need to be able to collaborate successfully with the people in your surroundings, as well as be able to communicate effectively.


At SKF we are committed to creating a diverse environment, and we firmly believe that a diverse workforce is essential for our continued success. Therefore, we only focus on your experience, skills, and potential. Come as you are – just be yourself. #weareSKF


We offer

  • We offer a job in an international and dynamic environment where you will be facing exciting challenges and varied tasks! 
  • You will be part of a close-knit team who supports each other


Some additional information
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden. Local contract in AB SKF. Please note that we will not be providing support with relocation.


You will report to the Manager of Group Accounting & Reporting, located in Gothenburg, Sweden.


For information and questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Danijel Sjogren, Recruitment Expert EMEA, at


Is this you?
If the answer is yes, please submit your application in English no later than June 11, 2023.


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About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.