Group Controller

Finance Frederiksberg, Denmark


Description

Position at SteelSeries

 

Would you like to be part of a fast-growing, international, Private Equity owned and industry-leading gaming peripheral company with a strong focus on reporting and controlling excellence? Are you passioned about IFRS, consolidation and M&A? Does working in a diverse, ambitious, and dynamic team motivate you. Then, tell us some more about yourself.

Who is SteelSeries: Gaming? Check. Esports? Check. Hardware? Check. Software? Check. We could go on and on. The point is we've been helping gamers get better since 2001.  In fact, Esports pros have won more money using SteelSeries products than any other brand and we're just getting started. Esports and Gaming are multi-billion-dollar industries, and we're going to continue supporting them through innovative gear and software gamers need and love. We believe in being true to the gaming community, which means being true to ourselves. We create products that help the best of the best be better, and products that help the not-so-good feel not-so-bad.  Most of us are gamers, but you don't have to be, we promise! Just don't be surprised if you become one within a few weeks of starting!  

Want to see what we're up to? Find us on social media, where we're highlighting our community, amazing partners, and products!

As our new Group Financial Controller, you will be joining a great team of dedicated and professional colleagues across Finance. You will work out of our Financial Headquarter in Copenhagen and you will report to the Head of Group Reporting. You will join the team who is responsible for the preparation, analysis, and release of Group financial consolidated statements, in accordance with IFRS, our financial compliance framework and our global reporting schedules. As complexity and extent of financial reporting and compliance are continuously growing, we have decided to further strengthen our Group Reporting team by adding this newly created position.

The position

 

Job overall purpose

  • You will be responsible for the preparation, analysis and release of Group financial consolidated statements in accordance with IFRS, the financial compliance framework and the global reporting schedules together with the rest of them team and further strengthen our financial controlling.

 

 

Key areas of responsibility

         Group and Monthly reporting to board and investors

         Strengthen our financial reporting master data structures

         Participate in Group Projects to ensure correct accounting treatment and reporting i.e. in relation to M&A activities

         Collaborate with finance managers to ensure closing processes are according to standards set by Group Reporting

         Develop and maintain our documentation of our consolidation and reporting processes to ensure efficient operation of systems, processes, controls, and accuracy of financial reporting

         Assist with establishing our Financial Controlling

 

Travel activities is expected but less than 14 days a year.

 

Critical experience

  • Experience from group consolidation and reporting positions(s) and/or from working as an auditor
  • M&A experience is preferred
  • IFRS understanding is an upside
  • Experience with designing and implementing controls is an upside

 

Skills

         Sound analytical skills within financial information

         Mastering Excel and other consolidation tools

         Fluent communicator in English – both written and spoken

 

 

 

 

You

It is important that you collaborate with your colleagues and build a good and trustful relationship with your stakeholders globally. You are eager to learn new things and can adapt to new ways of working quickly, as we continuously mature our finance processes and build our capabilities within Group reporting. This means that you should be curious, ask questions and suggest solutions. When working for a Private Equity owned firm things can change fast and their requirements are high, it is expected that you will play a key role in the collaboration with them.

 

And in addition to this:

  • Social intelligent and understand to communicate with different cultures
  • Has a desire to learn the answer and not afraid of not knowing it
  • Is willing to put in an extra effort to meet reporting deadlines
  • Enjoys or would like to be working in a multinational environment
  • Works with a “hands on mentality” 
  • You take ownership
  • Has a personal drive to optimize and takes pride in improving processes
  • Ability to handle pressure in a high-pace environment
  • You are able to make things work cross-functionally

 

 

 

Education

         Cand.merc.aud or HD(R) with auditor experience

 

 

Fun Stuff

  • Competitive salary
  • Great benefits
  • Free gear and games