Accounting Manager to Westermo in Västerås

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Accounting Manager to Westermo in Västerås

At Westermo quality is everything – the products, the people and the organization.
Welcome to a rapidly growing international company, thriving at the forefront of cutting-edge technology. Westermo develops and manufactures advanced devices for industrial data communication, used in mission critical installations and harsh industrial environments. The very robust and secure communication networks built with our products provide high value for our customers.

We are passionate about taking advantage of the growth opportunities in our market. The work environment is very dynamic. Our people are dedicated and loyal, which create a fantastic team spirit. Everyone is expected to take initiative and our flat organization creates efficiency and provides opportunities for those who are closest to the task of solving it. We are devoted to delivering the best industrial network solutions. At Westermo you will have a clear impact on the results of your area of responsibility. 

Are you our new Accounting Manager?
The Accounting Manager position is key in Westermo Group and an important role for the organisation. The role is new and is a result of a fast growing Group and the position is critical in order to coordinate the important accounting and internal control area. The position is part of the Finance team. The Accounting Manager position is located in Westermo head office in Västerås. The Accounting Manager reports to the CFO in Westermo Group and is an active member of the finance team consisting of 5 finance professionals including CFO. The position is a central role coordinating financial matters and interfaces with other parts of Westermo Group like Operations, Product Management, R&D as well as Sales. The position will also interact and coordinate closing, reporting and consolidation matters with Beijer Group. The Accounting Manager will also coordinate accounting and financial matters with other subsidiaries globally within Westermo Group.

What you’ll be working with and be responsible for:
The Accounting Manager is responsible for adherence to the accounting policies in terms of local Swedish GAAP as well as IFRS. The Accounting manager is also responsible for monthly closing activities including reporting to Group consolidation. The position has also a central role in the annual planning and budgeting process.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a driven person with a proven record of accomplishment in finance, accounting and business development to join a future oriented and sustainable growing business. The tasks include more in detail:

  • Develop business relationship with functional leadership team and act as Finance partner

  • Drive monthly financial closing process ensuring accurate financial results and requirements are complete within corporate timelines

  • Maintain the closing of financial systems including:
    * Maintenance of General Ledger accounts
    * Preparation of applicable journal entries
    * Review of General Ledger account reconciliations

  • Upload monthly financial information to the Corporate system and reconcile Trial Balances to the consolidated reports

  • Evaluate accounting policies and procedural control systems and work to improve effectiveness and compliance. This includes monthly Internal control reporting, testing and documentation.

  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and upload of all budget information into the corporate system

  • Responsible for the tax reconciliation, reporting and coordination with Group accounting.

  • Work with Business Controllers with any other duties/projects as assigned

  • Part of team responsible for the monthly closing and reporting of the financial result including the creation of monthly reports following a standard format shared with Westermo Group management

  • Prepare material including necessary ad-hoc analysis used during monthly review meetings with Westermo Group Management

  • Support a good internal control environment in order to protect Westermo Group assets and to make sure that financial reporting and accounting matters are in accordance with Group Financial policies and local statutory accounting practice

So, who are we looking for?


  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Three – five years' of related accounting experience preferably from an accounting/auditing firm

  • Strong proficiency with office productivity applications (Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word)


  • Experience with IFS and AARO system

  • Ability to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Great organizational skills and attention to details

  • Work requires effective oral and written communications skills in Swedish and English as well as a strong analytical ability

  • Share our central values like high quality standards, honesty and business integrity

  • Like to work with a highly competent, supportive and flexible finance team in a broad range of tasks and projects

  • The finance team continuously challenge and develop the organisation to drive for a better environment and climate impact

In return, we offer:
Great opportunities for personal development, motivated and competent colleagues, mature and caring leadership, good benefits and challenging and stimulating work. With our focus on a healthy and fun workplace with several regular company and team activities, we offer an environment where you can perform and enjoy!

And we actually live our company values!  

Basic information:
Location: Kopparlunden, Västerås
Job type: Full time
Employment contract: Regular
Expected starting date: End Q1, beginning Q2 2021

Don’t miss out on this opportunity – apply today! We look forward to meeting you!

For further information please contact:

Hiring Manager:  Johan Inestam,, Cell phone:  +46 73 077 2002

Recruiter: Elin Sandell,, +46 (0)73785 77 10  

Robust industrial data communications - Made easy
Westermo is a leading supplier of Industrial Data Communications equipment to the World market. Sales are conducted through our own offices in key markets in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia, as well as through distributors and OEM customers worldwide. Development and manufacturing take place in Sweden, Ireland and Switzerland. Westermo was founded in 1975 and has today more than 300 employees with a turnover around 800 MSEK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Beijer Electronics AB, listed on the stock exchange.

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