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Cost & Payroll Accountant, maternity cover

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We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. For a fifth consecutive year, Experian has been named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies”.

We employ approximately 17,000 people in 37 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

We are looking for a new colleague to join Experian Global Finance Services (GFS). Recently voted as one of the Top 20 Shared Service Organisations by SSON analytics, we are committed to continuous improvement. Global Finance Services is the fastest growing area of the Experian finance team with c 50% of the Experian Finance roles within this organisation. Global Finance Services is based in 4 main locations: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Sofia, Bulgaria; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Santiago, Chile with satellite offices in Nottingham, UK and Costa Mesa, US.

The main responsibilities of the Cost & Payroll Accountant is to support a wide range of cost related processes for the Denmark and Norway. This role provides a great opportunity to gain international experience in a global company. The role will gain experience in working with remote stakeholders and GFS abroad. It is possible to grow in the role and gain further responsibilities in future – both locally and in EMEA region




  • Supporting the month–end close processes and internal cost reporting
  • Responsible for labour/payroll cost in the Nordics

  • Be first point of contact for external payroll providers

  • Run spend analysis and vendor analysis for cost milestone planning in Nordics and for stakeholders in the Nordic business

  • Work closely and effectively with the local FP&A and Accounting teams and financial professionals within the markets

  • Support the annual audit process

  • Ad-hoc tasks and projects to support manager, team and business

  • Participate in the implementation of new processes to improve internal control environment and/or save time and resources on EMEA level

  • Take active part in the implementation and maintenance of strong and effective internal control and governance framework on EMEA level



  • At least 2 year experience in financial or payroll accounting in a multi-national business environment in accordance with IFRS

  • University degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting or relevant numerate science

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Familiar with Shared Service Center or Offshoring environment will be considered an advantage

  • Highly logical, numerate individual with strong attention to details

  • Technical accounting skills and proficiency with Excel

  • Good understanding of financial management information and workflow

  • Advanced written and verbal English

We offer:

  • Personal Development - career pathway for professional growth supported by learning and development programs and unlimited access to online educational training courses, learning materials & books
  • Work environment - excellent work conditions with friendly environment, recognized strong team spirit, and fun and quality recreation time
  • Social benefit package - life insurance, food vouchers, additional health insurance, corporate discounts, Multisport card, subsidized transportation card and a Share options scheme

  • Work-life balance - 25 days paid vacation and 3 additional paid days for participation in Social responsibility events

  • Opportunity for Flexible working hours and Home Office




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