Value driven Group Chief Accountant 

15. juni 2022
As soon as possible
Svein Sørensen 95009983

Do you dream of a job where you have every opportunity to develop and grow both professionally and personally while doing the world’s most important job? Welcome to Dibber.

Dibber is a family-owned international group developing and running more than 550 Early Childhood Education centres and schools in ten countries and growing strongly.

We believe that children have intrinsic value, which is not dependent on what they say or do. This purpose – to make all children experience and believe they are valuable – is what brings us to work every day. We want to create experiences for children and their parents or guardians, which have a positive impact on their lives, and for our leaders and employees to have a deeper commitment to what we are doing. 

Our Dibber Heart Culture provides a warm and inclusive atmosphere. We care about each other. We treat others with the kindness and respect we ourselves wish to receive. We create positive experiences, and we invest our hearts in what we do and in relationships with each other.

Are you professionally strong, passionate about accounting and triggered by contributing to building a great international company? Then this is the job for you.

As Group Chief Accountant you will have a key role in developing the accounting function of Dibber. You make sure that our accounting routines and reporting structures are modern, state of the art and run in accordance with our high quality expectations. 

Your role

In your role as Group Chief Accountant you:

  • Ensure effective, efficient, and solid infrastructure by developing, establishing and operate accounting and reporting structure that is compliant with both local GAAP and group policies 

  • Have the overall responsibility for the financial reporting

  • Implement group structures in new countries and monitor and follow up structures in existing countries, international travelling is expected 

  • Develop, maintain, and improve the Transfer Pricing area 

  • Monitor and follow up the Groups internal and external Shared Services within the finance area 

  • Are CFOs right hand in the work of continuously improve and develop the Group  

In your role you are part of the Global Finance Team and report to the Chief Financial Officer. You will work closely with all Dibber country organisations and across various global functions.

Who are you?

You are an experienced chief group accountant who is used to working in an international environment. You are curious about the developments and technological advancement with the accounting area, and you are motivated by working for a value driven organisation. 

You enjoy teamwork, are proactive, innovative, and create an inspiring atmosphere around you. You thrive and are driven by working in a fast-moving and dynamic environment. 

Required qualifications:

  • Relevant higher education 

  • Strong experience with accounting (including IFRS), tax, reporting and consolidation of international companies 

  • Good business insight and holistic view with an ability to see issues across roles/functions and organisation 

  • Experience from establishing and improving routines, processes and systems related to accounting and reporting, understanding of complex accounting issues and how technology can be utilized for realising efficiency gains

  • Good knowledge about how internal and external, nearshore, and offshore shared services and centre of excellences can improve the accounting and reporting function 

  • Strong formulation and communication skills, in speech and writing

  • Fluency in English, in speech and writing

We offer:

  • Committed and competent colleagues in a purpose-driven international environment.

  • To be a key part of a team that has the ambition to lead the change in early childhood education globally by delivering world class EDC services

  • Participate in a growth journey where the group size will multiply several times the next 10 years 

  • Dibber has a promise to all its employees; “With us, you have every opportunity to develop both as a professional and as an individual, while at the same time performing the worlds most important jobs in the best possible way.”

Do you feel intrigued and inspired by our company and the job as Chief Group Accountant? We look forward to your application as soon as possible. For more information contact Svein Sørensen or Atle Hørlyk, Chief Financial Officer (


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