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Edwards Lifesciences (Associate) Accountant in Malmo, Sweden

In this role you will provide advice, guidance, analysis, and reporting of financial information. You will be the point of contact for our operations team when it comes to different accounting, AP and AR tasks and be responsible to make sure that everything is correct. Your scope will be our Nordics entities (Sweden, Denmark, Finland & Norway).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research variance details to identify anomalies and key drivers, and provide explanations

  • Prepare and process month-end journal entries; prepare balance sheet account reconciliations; gathering data and generating reports in support of trend analysis as well as providing complex administrative support including processing reimbursement invoices

  • Assist in analyzing weekly and monthly trends (e.g., expense, fringes)

  • Gather information to be used in presentations for management

  • Prepare monthly tax declarations (e.g. VAT) and Intrastat reporting

  • Assist team to ensure Edwards compliance by applying knowledge of applicable regulations (e.g., Sunshine Act, SOX, GAAP financials, SEC, IRS) to develop explanations for internal and external auditors

  • Other incidental duties: May be required to work on tasks of team members. Collaborate with team members to prepare responses to tax advisors and fiscal authorities/entities and handle audit requests

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance; or certification in Finance and Accounting

  • 2+ years of previous related experience

  • Experience working in an international company

Additional Skills:

  • Good computer skills in MS Office Suite

  • Experience with any financial system

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Swedish, Finnish is a plus

  • Good interpersonal relationship skills

  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Good knowledge of financial concepts and principles

  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work in a team environment, including immediate supervisor and other team members in the section or group

  • Ability to build stable working internal/external relationships

  • Understanding of international accounting principles (e.g., U.S GAAP, IFRS), local GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) is a plus

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.