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Financial Analyst / Junior Controller

Stockholm, Sweden

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Job Description

American Express provides customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.
We recognize that our most valuable asset is our people.  After all, it’s our people who deliver an excellent service to our customers all around the world, and it’s our people who therefore drive our ambition to become the world’s most respected service brand.


The position is part of the Nordic Accounting & Reporting Controllership team and will be reporting to the Controller Nordics. The A&R Controllership team is responsible for the financial integrity, statutory reporting, US GAAP filings, Board support, and legal entity governance for American Express entities in the Nordic region.

This is a temporary postion for period 20 August 2018 to 31 December 2019.


Primary Responsibilities of our Financial Analyst:

  • Review of month end accounting entries and balances ensuring compliance to relevant internal policy and US GAAP accounting rules. Escalation of unusual transactions and variances
  • Research and provide support for resolution of issues and queries
  • Preparation of Financial statements
  • Tax and Statistical reporting
  • Month End analysis of P/L and balance sheet, explanation of fluctuations
  • Accounting advise to the business, support business initiatives
  • Bank access administration for assigned legal entities


  • Qualified Accountant, BA graduate or similar
  • At least 2-3 years experience of accounting
  • Good understanding of local GAAP, understanding of US GAAP is a merit
  • Fluent in Swedish and English, both written and verbally
  • Change and project management experience
  • Experience Oracle is a merit
  • Good knowledge in Excel and Office applications
  • Analytical, results driven, agile and ability to perform multiple tasks

You will be given continuous coaching and feedback in your work, to get the best chances to succeed in your role. You will be developing into a professional role as well as personally grow in our international and exciting Company.


At American Express you’ll be rewarded with an excellent package and will enjoy all the competitive benefits, training and career opportunities you would expect from such a diverse and successful international organization.
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


ReqID: 18007996
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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