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Norsk Hydro Asa

Address: Drammensveien 264, 0283 OSLO
Phone: +47 22538100
Web: www.hydro.com

Vacancy Details

Created 15.10.2014
Expires 21.10.2014
Company Norsk Hydro Asa
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Oslo
Phone +47 22538100
Email corporate@hydro.com
WWW www.hydro.com


The Head of Corporate Accounting is responsible for the group corporate accounting team. We are looking for a candidate that has the right balance between leadership experience and technical accounting skills. The right candidate will play a leading role in the group’s financial reporting process, with a broad network with senior management and local finance functions in different business areas. The right candidate will also have an advisory role in accounting matters, including implementation of new standards, M&A transactions and group reorganizations. The Head of Corporate Accounting is the key contact point for external audit services throughout the group.

Area of Responsibility
  • Being leader for the group corporate accounting team
  • Develop employees and comply with People Strategy
  • Advising the CFO and Disclosure Committee on accounting and reporting issues
  • Ensure that the group accounting team 
    - prepare consolidated figures at all relevant levels 
    - develop and maintain the consolidation system solution (HFM) 
    - maintain and develop the group accounting policies in line with relevant accounting regulation (IFRS, NGAAP) 
    - deliver required accounting support to the organization 
    - prepare yearly financial statement for the group and significant subsidiaries
  • Being responsible for managing the relationship with the group’s auditor KPMG
  • Chartered accountant or other relevant studies at master’s degree level
  • Leadership experience and teamwork orientation with good communication skills
  • Good theoretical knowledge in accounting standards (IFRS)
  • 10-15 years of experience from accounting or auditing, preferably within industry related business
  • Strong analytical skills, good business-understanding and ability to see solutions
  • Fluency in English including ability to communicate well both written and orally


To read more and find out how to apply, please visit Norsk Hydro here.