Senior Accountant M/F

Detalhe da Oferta:

Verisure (known in Portugal as Securitas Direct) is seeking a talented, innovative, hands-on, and passionate Senior Accountant to join our Shared Services Center Accounting Team, with colleagues in Sweden, Geneva, Madrid, Paris and Lisbon. The role will report to the SSC Accounting Manager and will be based in Lisbon.

The SSC Accounting function is responsible for providing accounting services to a wide range of legal entities located in Europe, ranging from operational entities to holding entities. This is an exciting new established role that will be working together with senior professionals across our footprint and interact with local operations. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow in their role and showcase strong leadership and teambuilding capabilities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team in the leading provider of professionally monitored alarms for residential households and small businesses in Europe & LatAm and to get exposure to a wide variety of Accounting topics as well as team building activities.

The company's success depends on its people and it invests in them every day. Working with Verisure is being part of an industry leading world-class company that has a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Strategic context and value proposition

Over the past years, Verisure has experienced an exceptional and resilient financial performance with a very long track record of double-digit growth - thanks to continuous drive for Innovation, our very sophisticated Go-To-Market approach and replicable business model for expansion into new countries. Our strong and visionary Management Team is now supporting the business' next phase of growth with a robust business plan for value creation.

On the back of the extraordinary growth, we have enjoyed in the past years, we aim to centralise parts of our Accounting team and further develop the Accounting function. The Senior Accountant will be a key member of the team and play a critical role to achieve this objective.

Responsibilities will include, among others:

  • Cost analysis

  • Accruals and Reconciliations

  • Fixed assets

  • HFM, Navision and Oracle reports

  • Point of Contact for internal and external stakeholders

  • Review and assure proper classification of cost center and accounts on Journal Entries

  • Weekly and Month-end closing procedures including Reconciliation report

  • Assist manager and peers on the daily activities

  • Performing ad hoc Accounts Payable and Procurement duties as required

  • Collaboration with local finance specialists to accounting, tax, annual reports etc. to ensure adherence to local legislation

Candidate profile

Experience and Qualifications

We see this role as critical for the achievement of Verisure's growth and organizational transformation goals while Group Accounting aims for centralization and automation.

As a result, we are looking for a self-starter and high potential / top performer individual who will combine Leadership and Accounting knowledge with a proactive business mindset focused on driving value to the business.

  • Experienced professional with approx. 10yrs track-record within Accounting in an international environment

  • Education degree in Finance / Economics / Accounting / Business with deep understanding of Accounting and financial concepts

  • Strong interest for Accounting

  • Good level of written and spoken English (mandatory as all work will be in English)


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced international environment

  • Methodical and high attention to detail

  • Enjoys working with a variety of IT systems

  • Organized and with an appetite for improving existing processes

  • An enthusiastic and high energy individual with a strong drive to create a positive work environment

  • Humble and team-player

Strong fit with our Company DNA

  • Passionate in Everything We Do: Our people have a sense of energy that is unmistakable, one that drives us to delight our customers and focus on creating impact quickly.

  • Committed to Making a Difference: When we say we will do something; we deliver with excellence. We are accountable, focused and operate with discipline.

  • Always Innovating: We believe that Innovation can be big or small; it's a continuous state of mind that inspires us to think differently and always make things better. We are risk takers and we learn continuously.

  • Winning as a Team: Our people know that by leveraging one another's strengths, investing in and developing our team's capability and by collaborating well, we will win.

  • With Trust & Responsibility: Operating with integrity is core to our success. We are humble, honest and value deep mastery and expertise. We do the right thing, always.

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