Audit & Tax Controller

We are looking for an Audit & Tax Controller to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management and control


Decathlon Sweden is entering in another different step in its evolution. With our four stores in Stockholm Metropole - Kungens Kurva, Barkarby, Uppsala and Mall of Scandinavia and our Digital Platform, now it’s time to enter in another phase of our project in Sweden.

We are looking for an Audit & Tax Controller to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement.


  • Performing the full audit cycle (with our auditors PWC) including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations

  • Advise regarding tax topics concerning daily business and during projects regarding tax accounting, direct and indirect taxes

  • Ensure fiscal vigilance: fiscal and legal updates, jurisprudence and transmission of the new changes to the local finance team

  • Prepare (independently or with the help of consultants) the tax declarations required by the local tax authorities

  • Implementation of tax law changes guidelines in the business cycle

  • Support Tax audits (internal/external)

  • Participate in the internal control function of the company (eg implement a tax control management system)

  • Identify and limit the tax risk related to the business

  • Contribute to monthly and yearly accounting closing process

  • Responsible for the relation with the local and group auditors for your perimeter of responsibility

  • Maintain close contact with the group tax team and support group fiscal projects

    Ensure reliable accounting

    • Record, control and report transactions in the area of responsibility

    • Ensure communication, documentation and risk mitigating actions to support internal and external audit in the area of responsibility

    • Manage balance sheet reconciliations of allocated accounts, explain variations and ensure timely resolution and clean up of overdue items

    • Contribute to monthly and annual financial closings and financial statements validation

    • Ensure good financial reporting based on a very good understanding of data (master data)

    • Appropriate, apply and follow up the group and local accounting and compliance norms

    Improve the processes

    • Actively design internal processes in the area of responsibility, document and communicate to the and stakeholders

    • Contribute to constant improvement of the processes in the area of responsibility (efficiency, automation)

    • Organize, improve and securize the KPIs of specific subprocesses in the area of responsibility



    • Proven working experience as Auditor or Expert Accountant

    • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases

    • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports

    • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, taxes rules and regulations

    • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

    • Sound independent judgement


    • Leadership skills with experience in functional management

    • Humble, really focus to understand the way of life of our Swedish teammates and good listener

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills

    • Problem-solving skills and initiative

    • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature

    • Autonomous and solution oriented

    • Vital person, full of energy and passion for sport


    Full Time Job with a level of salary of 36.000 / 45.000 depending on experience, skills and human competence of the candidate.

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    Barkarby - Stockholm

    Enköpingsvägen 27A
    177 44 Järfälla Vägbeskrivning 08-281334 Se sida

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