Accounting Analyst (Nordic speaking)

Finance København Full-time Denmark

Job Description

The Nordic Finance Excellence Center, based in Copenhagen, is responsible for a diverse line of businesses (Retail, Professional and Manufacturing, across nine reporting entities and five legal entities in three Countries), each with specific statutory accounting and reporting requirements. The FEC team acts and behaves as the financial conscience of the Nordics management teams.

The Accounting Analyst carries the responsibility for the day to day activities of one country within the areas accounting, tax, internal controls a.o. The Accounting Analyst ensures that the ongoing bookkeeping, monthly closing process etc. are running efficiently, timely and reliably.

In your role as Accounting Analyst, you will be supported by the FEC Manager to whom you report and by an outsourcing partner handling daily routine activities.

Your responsibilities

  • Within one country your responsibilities are:
  • Drive and execute ongoing bookkeeping (both IFRS and local GAAP) secure constantly reliable figures
  • Prepare local Financial statements
  • Organise and drive Tax matters including Transfer Pricing
  • Keep continuous track of items carried in balance sheet and document balance sheet accounts monthly/quarterly in corporate IT system.
  • Perform internal control activities
  • Organise and drive Audits (Internal and External)
  • Monitor, facilitate and support rotation of PtP-flow
  • Support cost controlling and variance analysis
  • Liaise with internal counterparties and guide these on accounting treatment in line with JDE’s accounting principles and ‘Combined Business Model’
  • Develop and improve activities within responsibility areas as needed and as directed by parent company


To succeed in the role as Accounting Analyst, we believe you are analytical, have attention to details and like to create structure and run compliant financial processes in an efficiently, timely and reliably manner. You know your debit/credit and like to assure controlling of the numbers and understand the relevance of documentation.

As a person you must thrive both with independent hands on activities and extrovert interaction within the FEC Team, colleagues in other departments/countries and external contacts.

To succeed in the role as Accounting Analyst, we believe you have/are:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position in a large company or a subsidiary of a large company or 3-5 years in audit with IFRS reporting experience
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Nordic GAAP (DK, NO or SE)
  • Experienced in preparation of financial statements and annual reports
  • Experienced in preparation of tax matters incl. filing and transfer pricing activity
  • Knowledge of SAP and BPC
  • Experienced user in MS Office
  • Fluent in English and at least one Scandinavian language
  • Stakeholder management experience

Additional Information

To learn more about JDE, please visit our careersite:

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as Café Noir, Gevalia, Karat, Douwe Egberts, L’OR, Pickwick and Piazza d’Oro. 

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.

We value Simplicity, Entrepreneurship, Accountability, Discipline and Solidarity and every day we are passionate about creating amazing coffee moments together.