Senior Finance Manager
At Mojang, we create games, products and services to inspire creativity. We develop games with a strong community focus and put players first in everything we do. Our games are built for everyone, because we believe in demonstrating equality and not just talking about it.
To help us create amazing things, we have built an equally amazing studio space. Situated right on the water by Söder Mälarstrand, it’s filled to the brim with all the tools, toys and inspiration required to create world-class entertainment. But of course, the people of Mojang are what makes this place truly special. When you join, you’ll find yourself in the company of incredibly bright, warm, and creative individuals – all united and working toward a single goal. Come help us achieve it!
We’re now looking for a Finance manager that will team up with our Finance Director and steer the whole finance accounting agenda. You’ll be joining a small team consisting of a Finance Director and two financial accountants, and work closely with our colleagues in Redmond and external partners. You’ll be responsible for providing financial reports and interpret financial information to management while recommending further courses of action. Further on, you’ll be responsible for monthly- and annual closings, as well as maintaining the financial health of the organization.
As Finance Manager at Mojang, we’ll also look to you in contributing to levelling up the finance team, by mentoring colleagues within the team and other ways you can impart your experience and knowledge.
- Solid experience as a Senior Financial accountant or Finance manager, including accounting, financial reporting, cash flow forecasting, payroll, TAX/VAT etc.
- Has had the primary responsibility over monthly and annual closings.
- Previous managerial experience.
- Fluency in Swedish is a requirement since you’ll be responsible for last check-ups on reports and closings, as well as read legal documents. You also have to be comfortable with the English terminology since you’ll be joining an international environment.
- Ability to be flexible and work outside of normal working hours, since meetings with the Redmond office may occur on evenings and due to peaks around month end close.
Having a good head for numbers is imperative, but to succeed as a Finance manager you will also need great interpersonal skills. To succeed in this role we believe that you are analytical, have a strong ability to take action and takes it upon yourself to find solutions to any situation coming your way. You’re prestigeless, flexible and responds well to unexpected demands, since you’ll be joining a small team and collaborate with our Redmond office in another timezone. We believe that you’ll be the go-to person within finance, which requires you to be communicative and confident. To succeed in your mission to levelling up the whole team, you have a coaching approach and a strong willingness to share your knowledge.
Studio location: Stockholm
Reports to: Finance director
Employment type: Full time
Mojang is a Microsoft-owned game developer studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. We are best known as the creators of Minecraft, and are currently working on several new games, a movie, a board game, and lots more – all within the Minecraft franchise.
Mojang strives to be a diverse and inclusive studio and if you think this job sounds like your passion, you are more than welcome to apply, no matter who you are or where you are from.