Accounting Manager

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Ørjan Gamst
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Permian is looking for an experienced Accounting Manager with responsibilities within training and quality review, to join our growing team located in the centre of Oslo. The position provides a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills within the private equity industry, investments and use of IT tools.

Your role:
You will be responsible for delivering accounting services to clients within our industry. Your work will involve client responsibility, development of effective routines as well as bookkeeping, financial reporting and analysis and communication with authorities, in a close collaboration with colleagues and clients. You will also contribute to more junior employees’ professional development; ensuring quality, training and development of employees is an important part of the role.

Typical areas of responsibilities are:

  • Bookkeeping and preparation of financial statements, statutory reporting including annual reports, income tax returns and VAT.
  • Ensuring quality control of the accounting and reporting to clients
  • Work with and coordinate accounting operations within a team to provide superior services to our clients
  • Maintain solutions addressing clients’ challenges within accounting, interim and statutory financial- tax reporting and software applications
  • Training and development of more junior accountants
  • Cooperate with colleagues, clients, and other intermediaries across borders
  • Exploiting the opportunities for efficiency improvements through deployment and use of IT
  • Have engagement responsibility and being contact person for several clients
  • Plan for the client’s annual deliveries, including reporting and annual reporting (year wheel), ensuring accuracy and that deadlines are being met
  • Having in-depth insight into the business of the client, including relevant agreements governing the Fund and applicable laws/ regulations. Ensuring compliance.
  • Professional assistance to colleagues and support to accountants in your team
Your background:
  • Authorised accountant by the Norwegian Finanstilsynet
  • 5+ years accounting or auditing experience, including advanced experience in Norwegian and preferably international accounting standards (IFRS) as well as operational and practical experience in carrying out year-end closings, VAT-, tax- and statutory reporting, and reporting to FT
  • You have previous experience in preparation of consolidated financial statements
  • You have experience in working with external clients, with a client perspective
  • You are a true team player who is structured and process-oriented
  • You should enjoy working on several projects in parallel
  • Master’s degree in economics, accounting, or finance
  • Preferably having experience from working within Big4 as well as experience from the investment, private equity, or venture capital industry
  • Master Norwegian and English both in writing and speaking
  • You should possess good social skills and embrace the Permian values: being precise and challenging, but also caring.
  • You would like to work in a fast growing and rapidly developing international fund industry.
What Permian offers:
  • Challenging and interesting tasks, and a great opportunity for professional development
  • Work in fast growing and future oriented company
  • Great insight into Nordic private equity industry
  • Competitive benefit package
  • A good working environment, both professionally and socially
If you want to know more:
If this looks interesting and could be your next challenge, you are welcome to apply for the position. For more information, please contact Dfind with Ørjan Gamst at or Joackim Claeson at

Applications will be handled confidentially and are processed continuously.

Ekstra informasjon

Accounting Manager to leading Nordic fund administrator

Om arbeidsgiver

Permian is a fast-growing and innovative leading Nordic fund administrator with modern offices in central Oslo and Stockholm. Permian works with fund managers currently managing NOK 100 billion of AuM, divided into one hundred alternative investment funds in addition to 45 managers. As a specialist in fund administration, we offer a wide range of expert services to Nordic private equity and venture capital companies, including accounting & tax, fund administration, risk & compliance, fund management and custodian services. Our customers are mainly private equity funds, venture funds, family offices and investment companies in Norway, Sweden, Guernsey and Luxembourg. Permian has 45 employees, and the offices are located in nice premises on Roald Amundsens gate in central Oslo and Bryggargatan in central Stockholm. Read more about us at: