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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Kognity is one of the fastest-growing EdTech companies in the world and we aim to radically improve learning for 1.5 billion school students globally.

We pursue our vision because there are few more important jobs than educating the world’s young people. No other single factor has a higher impact on the prosperity and well-being of humanity than education. Yet technology has previously not delivered on any of its promises of better learning. At Kognity, we have set out to do this.

Who we are

We provide intelligent textbooks to schools in over 70 countries on 5 continents, allowing students to learn things faster, more effectively, and teachers to help students reach their goals.

We are looking for exceptional people who want to pursue the biggest possible challenges. We need the sharpest brains, biggest hearts, and greatest drive in Stockholm and internationally. Kognity is for those who want to take part in making the world a better place by working hard and creatively in a fun, caring, high-paced and challenging environment. 

Who you are & why we need you

We are currently looking for a Financial Accountant who loves working with numbers, is flexible, meticulous and excels at taking responsibility. You are driven, committed and enjoy working in a fast-paced organization. The department consists of two Finance Assistants, one Accounting Manager, one Financial Accountant, one Business Controller and our CFO.

Responsibilities

  • Developing new processes and making our current ones more efficient
  • Year-end closing and preparing paperwork to assist auditors
  • Providing support on ad-hoc requests and projects
  • Salaries, taxes and billings management
  • Monthly account reconciliation
  • Organizing and maintaining financial records

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-2 years' bookkeeping or accounting experience from Big-4
  • Experience of Swedish GAAP
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Swedish
  • Natural sense of structure, with an interest in setting up processes and guidelines
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Stockholm

Linnégatan 87D
115 23 Stockholm Directions

Perks & Benefits

Join us for the adventure, the people, and the culture. But we do have some perks as well…

  • Flexication

    Here at Kognity, you can take up to 9 weeks of vacation, as it’s important to us that you are well rested in order to come back a superstar.

  • Kogfun

    Whether it’s softball Tuesday, Fourth of July extravaganza or after work, we’ll have a blast. There is always a reason to socialize with your amazing Kogleagues!

  • Expat benefits

    It doesn’t matter where in the world you live, we will make sure your move to Sweden, and to Kognity, will be as great as can be.

  • A healthy life - now and later

    We offer a competitive wellness grant and private pension savings.

Our values

Our values guide us through daily interactions, in recruitment, promotion and celebrations, through the good and the bad. They are the behavioural norms that reign at Kognity.


  • We care about each other

  • We execute at fast pace 

  • We own it

  • We believe in honest feedback

  • We provide maximum clarity & transparency 

  • We focus on solutions not problems

  • We enjoy the journey

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