Group Financial Controller


Mer is a leading European EV charging company with business in Norway, Sweden, UK, Germany, and Austria. Our mission is to make sustainable electric mobility easy and accessible for everyone – hence we view everything through a customer centricity and sustainability lens. Mer is a full-service charging provider and active in all charging segments from public, workplace, depot, on-street, to home charging. The group is a merger of successful charging start-ups and has an expansive European growth strategy. Mer is fully owned by Norwegian Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy provider and virtual power plant operator – sustainable since 1895 – giving Mer a clear competitive edge.

MER Group is now looking for a Group Financial Controller to further strengthen the Group HQ Finance team. The role will ensure MER Group’s compliance with all regulatory requirements for financial reporting and take ownership of the Group’s consolidation process for both mandatory and internal management needs. You will join a scale-up growth company of dedicated and fun colleagues who strive to build a sustainable and smarter future – one charger at the time. The role will report to Head of Group Accounting and work close with the FP&A Team as well as line management in a decentralized organisation. 

Main responsibilities

  • responsible for eliminations and consolidation in financial reporting
  • participate in assessments of complex accounting matters
  • responsible for period close activities with finance manager and SSC
  • responsible for updated Accounting Manual on consolidation process and requirements
  • IFRS expertise incl. ensuring consistent application across units
  • implementation of new standards as applicable
  • actively contribute to the finance improvement program
  • maintain and develop reporting tools
  • assist in external audit reviews
  • projects and ad hoc


  • master’s degree in accounting or finance, preferably MRR or equivalent
  • strong academic background, solid analytical skills and a commercial mindset
  • minimum 5 years experience from similar role and/or audit, preferably Big4
  • experience with IFRS and reporting for a listed company is an advantage
  • experience with ERP or consolidation systems is an advantage
  • experienced user of MS Office or G Suite
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills in English 

Personal Skills

In order to succeed in the role you need to have a "can do" attitude, be a problem solver and demonstrate sound project management skills. Further, you must have the ability to influence others and be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Being able to work independently and in cooperation with others is essential. The right candidate is able to work across the different functions in an international business environment, demonstrate analytical skills as well as paying attention to details, and who takes actively part in the Finance Team and the enthusiastic working environment.

We Offer

For the right candidate Mer Group can offer an exciting opportunity to have a key role in a rapid growing company within an industry that represents the future rather than the past. There will be a lot of challenges to take on, and a significant potential for both professional and personal development as well as career opportunities as the trajectory of the Group will open more exciting roles. You will be part of an international, committed and sociable work environment. Competitive salary and potential for equity incentives. Workplace would be the Group's HQ at Lilleaker in Oslo.

If this seems interesting, please apply via For questions please contact Ulrik Langabø, on mobile +47 930 05 357, or email According to GDPR, you are requested to apply through the system and not directly to the contact person listed in this ad.

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Lignende søk: Bank & Finans, Kraft / Energi