Senior Group Controller to DNO ASA at Aker Brygge


DNO ASA, founded in 1971 and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, is Norway’s oldest oil and gas company with a long history of operations in the North Sea to the Middle East. In 2004, DNO was the first international company to enter the Kurdistan region of Iraq and today the Company has grown to become the region’s largest international oil producer. DNO re-entered the Norwegian Continental Shelf during 2017 and has in recent years been one of the most active exploration drillers with several material discoveries which are in the process of being matured towards development. The Company also holds stakes in licenses in the United Kingdom, Côte d'Ivoire, the Netherlands and Yemen.

Since the beginning, the company has had a global mindset, attracting individuals who are eager to venture into new oil activities and geographical areas both onshore and offshore.

DNO considers people its most valuable asset. The workforce consists of 1,100 individuals representing nearly 40 nationalities.

DNO ASA is looking for an experienced, analytical and ambitious Senior Group Controller to strengthen the Corporate Finance team in Oslo. The position has a key role in preparation of consolidated financial statements for the Company, including sustainability reporting. Further, you will be instrumental in the preparation of management reporting, quality assurance of financial reporting from our subsidiaries and resolving complex IFRS and industry-specific accounting matters.

You will report to the Head of Finance and Accounting and will work closely with the finance teams in our subsidiaries to ensure high quality and accurate and timely reporting. The position will be based in our attractive offices at Aker Brygge in Oslo.

Main Responsibilities

  • Key contributor in the preparation of consolidated quarterly and annual reports and notes
  • Develop and maintain group-wide management reporting and analysis     
  • Key contributor in the preparation of sustainability reporting in accordance with Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)
  • Key contributor in the budgeting process
  • Perform analytical review and quality assurance of financial reporting from subsidiaries
  • Assist with resolving complex IFRS accounting matters, hereunder preparation of accounting memos
  • Assist with preparation of statutory accounts, tax returns and audit documentation
  • Contributing to optimizing internal controls and the reporting processes
  • Support project related tasks such as business financial due diligence
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis

Desired qualifications

  • Master’s degree in finance, audit and accounting (MRR) or similar
  • 5 years of experience from audit firms and/or similar position
  • Strong knowledge in IFRS, general accounting principles and tax principles in relation to accounting
  • Strong Excel and IT/ERP system competence, and familiarity with consolidation and accounting tools/systems (DNO uses Visma Business and Cognos)
  • Experience with preparation or auditing of financial statements in accordance with IFRS
  • Experience with BI tools/dashboards, management reporting and sustainability reporting is a plus
  • Professional fluency in Norwegian and English, both written and spoken

Personal Characteristics

  • Strong analytical skills – ability to identify, understand and solve complex issues
  • Pragmatic and proactive mindset
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage processes with multiple contributors to deliver within deadlines
  • Structured with an eye for details
  • Collaborative and team-oriented
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

We Offer

  • Challenging and varied tasks in an international business environment
  • Exposure to management and career opportunities
  • Attractive terms, benefits and pension scheme

If this sounds interesting, please apply via For questions, please contact Svenn-Erik Warholm on 917 37 272/ According to GDPR, you are requested to apply through the system and not directly to the contact person listed in this ad.

All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Lignende søk: Konsulent, Olje / Gass