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Finance & Accounting Manager

Let us introduce ourselves. CorPower Ocean is something different. We're a company looking to bring Wave Energy to the world. We like to do things in a certain way - properly. That means doing the best job we can and living life to full while we do it. You will be a part of a world class team, determined to make big impact.  We offer a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility.


Responsibilities

You'll be responsible for our finance and accounting functions, including day-to-day financial reporting, working capital/cash management, financial controls and risk management for our parent company in Sweden and subsidiaries in the UK and Portugal. Financial monitoring and control are key parts of your role, defining and reporting on metrics tied to strategy, funding and project delivery in order to maximize the value of CorPower Ocean.

For collaborative projects, involving external partners, you’ll oversee our compliance function ensuring that both CorPower Ocean and our consortium partners implement and uphold our top standard financial policies and procedures.

You like taking a proactive approach to problem solving, and you thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment where each day brings a new and fresh challenge. To thrive in this role, you'll develop a strong understanding of how CorPower Ocean operates both in Stockholm and in our offices abroad. Organisational skills and forward planning will be key to your success. The Management Team will rely on you to have a good understanding of what we're doing today - and what we plan for the future.


Typical Duties

  • Keep accurate accounting, cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing
  • Budgeting and forecasting cycles to support, short, medium and long-term business planning in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Short term cash and working capital forecasting and reporting.
  • Provide support to Project Managers on short term and long term budgeting
  • Ad hoc analysis as required to further develop the success of our projects
  • Ensure alignment and compliance with internal standard
  • Ensuring Bolagsverket and Skatteverket requirements and deadlines are met
  • Manage, support and guide team members to ensure they report expenditures in line with project funding requirements
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly and annual close process and annual report process
  • Manage the year end audit
  • Manage funding partner specific audits

 

Skills

  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent Swedish communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT literate (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, accounting systems)
  • Ability to work methodically with good attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, with a practical, “can-do” approach
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • you are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • you are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Strong Technical accounting knowledge, EU Project Accounting experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Self-starter who is pro-active and thrives in a high-paced growth environment

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Brinellvägen 23
114 28 Stockholm Directions

What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    We are solving a challenge which no one has succeeded in doing to date, how to harness the vast power available from ocean waves. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment and challenge to significantly reduce carbon emissions, this mission is now more important than ever. We offer you the chance to join us and help us address this challenge by bringing our unique eco-friendly technology to the world. It does not get much better than that!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly interesting. Entering the world of wave energy converter technology development with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be fun, laughter and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We also offer a competitive package including: long term incentive scheme, health & wellbeing support of 5 000 SEK/year (Friskvårdsbidrag), pension plan, health insurance, six weeks vacation and more....

Be part of something great


We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts, published innovators and experienced interdisciplinary engineers. 

CPO combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepeneurial spirit devoted to developing our new WEC technology.  

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