POSITION: Intercompany accountant

LOCATION: Nydalen, OSLO

APPLICATION DEADLINE: preferably asap, latest august 12th

CONTACT: Per Magne hansen | +47 99 52 88 44

CONTACT: Silje bertheussen | +47 93 40 13 50

The accounting and financial reporting team within Opera is responsible for preparing timely and accurate financial statements for the Opera Group and its subsidiaries. Ensuring effective and efficient internal controls over financial reporting is inherent in everything the team does. Now, following a US-listing process and ongoing SOX implementation efforts, Opera is searching for a person to fill a temporary position as the group’s intercompany accountant. The engagement will be for 12 months, with possibility for permanent employment for the right candidate.

The Intercompany Accountant will be responsible for performing key closing activities related to intercompany, including performing intercompany billing, journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis. Moreover, the Intercompany Accountant will be responsible for driving continuous improvements in processes related to intercompany transactions and balances.

You will have the opportunity to contribute in different projects across the finance department and use your knowledge and skills in a dynamic and exciting work environment. As the position is newly established, you will also be able to influence the way we work.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Calculate and process intercompany billing;
  • Perform monthly close activities related to intercompany;
  • Maintain complete and accurate account reconciliations;
  • Execute internal controls as relates to intercompany;
  • Develop strong working relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams;
  • Proactively seek opportunities for process improvement through ongoing review of processes and methods of data collection and report preparation to create efficiencies and eliminate non-value added work; and
  • Assist in the external audit process.

The position will report to Head of Accounting.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance;
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, preferably IFRS;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office or G Suite products, particularly Excel or Google Sheets;
  • Self-driven, flexible and adaptable in a continuously changing environment and have a strong work ethic in order to meet deadlines;
  • Structured, analytical and with the ability to see the bigger picture;
  • Ambitious and eager to learn; and
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, both in English and Norwegian.


You will be working in a team of highly skilled and motivated colleagues. Opera offers exciting and challenging roles with broad exposure and possibility of personal and professional career development within the organization.

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Founded in 1995 in Norway, Opera delivers browsers, AI-driven digital content platforms and fintech services to more than 350 million people worldwide. The company remains one of the most innovative browser creators in the world. While our history spans more than 20 years, we are in many ways a new company. We have big ambitions for the future and are always up to something new. We are a company of approximately 400 people, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with major offices in Poland, China and Sweden, as well as presence in 15 additional countries.