Senior Accounting Manager
Operations - Stockholm
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.
We’re now looking for a Senior Accounting Manager that will team up with our Finance Director and steer the financial 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 managing and overseeing the daily operations of the Finance department, including monthly- and annual closings. In the closing process, you´ll have the overall responsibility for the reconciliations, perform necessary variance analysis and quality control. Further on, you’ll prepare and review financial reporting. The team is also responsible for Cash forecast, Payroll, VAT and Tax compliance.
As Senior Accounting Manager at Mojang, we’ll also look to you in contributing to levelling up the accounting team, by mentoring colleagues within the team and other ways you can impart your experience and knowledge.
- 10+ years experience in accounting.
- Independently understand, prepare and complete all parts of monthly- and annual closings.
- Strong ability to analyze, compile and communicate reporting.
- Ability to prepare and complete the audit process as well as the annual reports.
- 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.
Solid experience in Accounting is imperative, but to succeed as an Accounting 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 accounting, which requires you to be communicative and confident. To succeed in your mission to level 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.
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!
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.