Company Controlling Specialist

Job Description

Date: Apr 15, 2019


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Company Controlling Specialist - Job Summary

The Company Control HUB Southern Europe and Africa – Unit Mediterranean East (CCU Med. East) was established 2010 and is the prime guarantor of financial information, compliance, governance and risk management for all companies and branch offices within Europe - Mediterranean East.

The CCU Med. East also supports and adds value to the business (business owners, business controllers and Ericsson management) by providing expert accounting and tax advice, and by securing compliant solutions for complex business transactions from a legal entity perspective.

The activities are carried out from two locations:

  1. Romania – which covers company controlling activities (financial reporting) for 11 countries in South East Europe & Israel: Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Republic of Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, Greece, Israel, Cyprus, Malta and Albania.


  1. Italy – which cover another 4 entities - 3 Italian and 1 Branch in Libya.


We are now looking for a Company Controlling Specialist to support with the Italian companies and will be located in Italy.

The company controlling specialist will be responsible and accountable for the accuracy and timeliness of the statutory financial statement and performance of company controlling activities for at least two entities, to ensure high quality in accounting, primary documents, assure compliance to internal and external financial reporting requirements, tax legislation and to provide expert financial advice.



Main activities:

  • Ensure compliance/control & process alignment
  • Perform company controlling activities for the assigned entities
  • Ensure accuracy of balance sheet and income statement together with CC and Tax management by managing timely period end closing
  • Ensure a well-documented bridge between accounting records in ERP system and statutory and tax reporting
  • Secure local records retention and timely archiving of accounting documents in line with legislation
  • Support in preparation of IFRS reporting and related bridge between statutory reporting
  • Support in information preparation for board of directors
  • Secure proper transfer price documentation and argumentation based upon local legislation
  • Provide accounting advice to operational units and other areas, e.g. salary and travel
  • Specify requirements for local deviations from Accounting Directives and request creation for changes in the company chart of accounts
  • Support in providing accurate legal forecasts
  • Preparation of applicable SOX controls

Core Competences:

  • Accounting & Reporting Skills
  • Financial Analysis Skills
  • Ericsson Knowledge
  • Business Understanding
  • Ericsson Business Processes Knowledge
  • English Skills;
  • Any other foreign language is a plus
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Behavioral Competences: Persuading & Influencing
  • Applying Expertise & technology
  • Analyzing
  • Working with people Deciding & Initiating
  • Action Planning & Organizing
  • Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements: Economic University degree/diploma
  • Experience in IFRS reporting
  • 5 years experience in finance accounting and reporting.



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Primary country and city: Italy (IT) || SharedServ

Req ID: 277828