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Accounting and Reporting Team Leader

Khimki, Moscow Oblast - Explore location Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

Job description


• Bachelor or Master degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics or a related field.
• 5+ years of increasingly responsible accounting experience in similar or larger organisation.
• Demonstrate knowledge of broad set of accounting principles (e.g. INGKA and local GAAP).
• Experience in use of automated accounting systems.
• Proficient in MS Office skill.
• Experience in multicultural and multinational organisation.
• Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in English.
• Proven skills in developing people and provide support, coaching, training, and career direction
to others.
• Business Partnering: Strategic, tactical and operational business partner, with strong analytical skills, translate
business needs into financial consequences and solutions.
• Networking: Strong network and relationship builder both within and outside of the own organization.
• Business acumen: Strong ability to recognise external trends and translate them into business opportunities.
• Communication: Strong communicator with capacity to influence decisions and create energy and commitment within
the organisation.
• Change oriented: to able to handle a constantly changing environment with many different stake holders and demands.
• Developing people: Ability to inspire individuals and teams to accomplish organisational goals; motivate people to perform and grow by providing feedback,
coaching, training and career direction.


• Lead the development of the team based on the global finance, organisational and people
development direction to secure the right competences, performance and succession.
• Develop, implement and continuously improve effective and efficient Accounting & Reporting
processes and routines.
• Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities.
• Secure that the team members are working according to the A&R manual as well as local
• Support the team with specific accounting and reporting related questions.
• Support relevant functions as a trustful and professional business partner in Accounting &
Reporting matters with the aim to offer the customer a seamless shopping experience.
• Contribute the business plan process and set clear goals and action plan together with the team
in alignment with the business plan and function goals.
• Coordinate and/or support internal and external audit, review and follow up on audit findings
and recommendations.
• Contribute to local and global projects from A&R perspective.
• Secure and maintain a connection with and between core areas, business owners, group
functions, process teams within the Ingka Group.
• Secure cross-organisational readiness and continued business growth in terms of competence,
performance and succession through enabling an end-to-end approach.
• Ensure a safe environment for co-workers and external consultants and contractors in
accordance with Ingka policies

We see ourselves as influencers – we steer the IKEA business by finding the truth behind the figures. Together we secure compliance with local and international laws and reporting standards; we assure that accounting processes are efficient and that tax compliance meets business needs. We’re a diverse group of people driven by providing reliable financial data to a wide variety of stakeholders. At the end of the day, that’s one of the foundations to make IKEA even better!