Avida Finans

Senior Accountant

Avida Finans AB is a credit company that offers financial solutions to companies through the purchase and lending of invoices as well as debt collection and invoice administration. Avida Finans also provides deposits and loans to private costumers and is covered by the state deposit guarantee. The company has about 120 employees and its operations are based out of Stockholm together with their office branches in Oslo and Helsinki. Avida is in an expansive phase and is growing rapidly. Their business concept is to offer companies and consumers financial services through simple and modern solutions. They want to create satisfied customers through innovative thinking, cutting-edge technical know-how, as well as dedicated, competent and experienced employees.The company culture is team oriented with a high level of commitment to work. The company’s employees also have great freedom under responsibility in their jobs.

Senior accountant is responsible for overseeing the General Accounting and Financial Reporting processes. He or she is responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all financial policies and current financial reporting standard

The position will be based at the HQ in Stockholm and will report to the Head of Accounting.


  • Oversees the general accounting function, which includes inter-company accounting, cash management/reconciliation, financial reporting and balance sheet management
  • Accountable for ensuring that policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are correctly valued
  • Responsible for proper timing and application of revenue recognition rules. This currently entails a real-time review of each instrument order and its terms for changes needed and determination of proper timing of revenue recognition
  • Ensures that company financial records, under responsibility, are maintained in compliance with company policies and IFRS. Responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure this compliance
  • Ensure the company reports to the financial authorities on our market on time and with quality and the company is compliant with current financial regulation stated by the authority
  • Supervises the completion of state tax reporting requirements (including income, property, sales and use, payroll and other local taxes), insurance reports and other reports required by government regulation. Also, assists Treasury and Risk departments with dealing with tax related issues and meeting reporting requirements
  • Will be heavily involved in interim and annual reporting and should take full responsibilities for certain workstreams connected to the financial reporting documentation


  • 7+ years of combined Public Accounting and Private Industry accounting experience within banks and/or financial credit institutes
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS, internal controls and financial reporting, required
  • Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop processes
  • Documented experience of driving finance related projects and implementation of new accounting principles is seen as great asset


  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
  • High level of self-driven mentality
  • Adaptable to a fast paced business environment
  • Inspiring and social with an ability to coach others