A.P. Møller Holding A/S Copenhagen

Senior Accountant to Group Accounting

Do you want to be working as a key person supporting our investment teams and managing preparation of our annual reports? A.P. Møller Holding offers an attractive role in an international environment, continuous professional and personal development and a unique opportunity to combine your technical competencies with hands-on experience.

We offer

A.P. Møller Holding is a privately held investment company based in Denmark with approximately DKK 200 billion under management. As the parent company of the A.P. Moller Group, owned by the A.P. Moller Foundation, our purpose is to build and develop businesses that have a positive impact on society – ‘nyttig virksomhed’. Through engaged ownership, we leverage our founding family’s core values, company insights and global networks to set our businesses up for success while supporting local communities.

You will be joining a small, highly energised organisation at our office in Copenhagen, where we have a lean and flat structure characterised by trust and empowerment. We set the bar high, and we have fun doing it. In our team of highly qualified colleagues, we see our different backgrounds and experiences as a genuine source of strength, and we value each other’s competencies and professional input.

Key responsibilities

In the Accounting function, we support the A.P. Moller Foundations, A.P. Moller Holding and its investment companies, at present approx. 25 entities holding a variety of different investments, activities, and accounting tasks. Therefore, a structured approach to overview and handling of processes as well as documentation is required.

We have just prepared and published our consolidated financial statements, showing record high revenue and result for a Danish group. As we grow in size and complexity, our tasks and responsibilities are continuously developing, and we have a broad influence on designing and executing our work. Being part of our team, you will initially step in and fulfil tasks for a colleague going on maternity leave. Following this period, new tasks and responsibilities will be defined and allocated based on your and the team’s competencies and interests.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • various tasks within accounting and controlling of our financial portfolio and portfolio companies, including execution of funds flow
  • careful consideration and management of technical accounting issues, including preparation of adequate documentation
  • monitoring monthly reconciliations and proper follow up on any deviations, including reporting to public authorities (FIONA)
  • ensuring appropriate back office procedures and system integration
  • supporting the provision of ad hoc services to our investment teams and other colleagues, when needed
  • management and timely preparation of periodic financial statements and Annual Reports in accordance with IFRS and the Danish Accounting Act, including preparation of time schedule
  • contact to various audit teams to support planning and agreed deadlines
  • supporting our overall control environment by contributing to appropriate and adequate procedures and internal controls
  • supporting the consolidation process and hands-on our consolidation system (OneStream).

Who we are looking for

You are an experienced accountant, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, and enjoys delivering on a wide variety of initiatives and projects in a pragmatic and efficient manner.

You have a cand.merc.aud. degree and have previously worked as an auditor in one of the Big Four or medium-sized accounting firms. You have an inherent interest in and curiosity for handling technical accounting issues and find it natural to pursue complete and accurate solutions by consulting the legislation and accounting standards as well as available interpretations.

You work independently and are known for your proactive, positive attitude. You have a proven ability to communicate and collaborate effectively within our investment teams and support functions as well as across different levels and functions of the organisation. It comes naturally for you to document your work and contribute to ensuring an adequate control environment with effective work procedures.

You have solid knowledge and experience of bookkeeping, accounting and controlling. You operate at user level in Business Central, OneStream, Office 365 and Excel.

Our working language is English and Danish, and you must be fluent in writing as well as verbally.

You have a valid Danish work permit.

Deadline for applications is 12 June 2023.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted concurrently, as we hope to fill this position as soon as possible.

Contact information: For further information, please contact Maria Pejter, Head of HR at maria.pejter@apmoller.com or Birgitte Schou, Head of Accounting & Tax at birgitte.schou@apmoller.com.

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