Senior Accounting Team Lead - Financial Controlling & GL Accounting


The NETS Group is a leading payments services group, enabling digital payments for merchants, consumers and banks across the entire payments value chain.

The Group operates Singapore’s national debit scheme enabling customers of DBS Bank/POSB, HSBC, Maybank, OCBC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and UOB to make payments using their ATM cards or mobile devices at more than 120,000 acceptance points in the country as well as online payments. The NETS network also accepts NETSPay, UnionPay and BCA cards, and includes 54,000 Unified POS terminals and 96,000 QR acceptance points. NETS is also the issuer of CashCard and Flashpay cards.

The NETS Group manages and operates the clearing and payment infrastructure for the Singapore Clearing House Association and core electronic transfer services FAST, Inter-bank GIRO and PayNow.

It is the market leader for payment and clearing solutions (Real-Time Gross Settlement system and Cheque Truncation System) in the region with some S$1 trillion in transaction value processed through its systems every year.
Company Description

Do you have the ambitions to join an international focused accounting team? Do you have the skills and drive, to develop and implement high class processes across several companies and countries? You are an Experienced Controller or Chief accountant, with great hands-on accounting skills, with the ambition to work in a dynamic international organization.

In mid-2021, Net Group Joined forces with Italian Listed company Nexi Group. As part of the operating model, Nets Group is operating in North and Central Europe, on both the operating side and several back office functions – from the Nets HQ in Ballerup.

The Nets Accounting function is a key player acting as an international HUB, with material responsibilities in the combined Nets-Nexi Group and operates with large scale of authority and autonomy. The Nets Accounting team, has a strong track record from M&A execution and integration and adapting an international working culture. We enjoy a working environment, where “two days are not the same” and where you as an individual can impact the working culture.

Secondly, the Nets Accounting department has a strong focus on continued investment and transformation to be a “Best in class” team with high focus on workflows, digitization, internal controls and bringing additional value to the business. This accomplished using rapidly advancing technologies such as Robotic Process Automation and Big Data analysis.

To continued succeed in our ambitions, we see a need to strengthen further our Nets Financial Controlling & GL Accounting team in the core tasks of an accounting function, including ensure high quality book close and develop process of accounting for Nordic companies as well as new UK, German and French branches.

Job Description

Join a department with great experience international focus

The right candidates will join the Group Accounts, Financial Controlling & GL Accounting team, a dynamic department which currently consists of 8 people, 7 Full time and 1 student.

The team reports to the Head of Group Accounts, Financial Controlling & GL Accounting, Thomas Ø Henriksen.

The Group Accounts & GL Accounting team is part of Nets Accounting department, also including Share service centre teams, teams handling transactional tasks, as well as other Group functions including Tax, Clearing & Settlement and Invoicing and Income controlling team.


We need you to make an impact on the reporting- and working culture

With your experience from prior companies, you will drive excellent reporting and book close across several companies and Countries, with below key responsibilities, depending on your competencies and interests, including:

  • Further develop the Nordic Accounting team to a continued high-performing team
  • Drive and participate in the improvement of operations to deliver the best in class. Participate in our journey to further streamline and automate processes across countries. Further, you will have a key role in Accountings continuing our digitalisation strategy.
  • Participate and support the team in our monthly closing activities.
  • Responsible for payroll bookkeeping
  • Ensuring general bookkeeping rules are in compliance with defined Group accounting principles
  • Participate in ensuring a strong control environment
  • Statistics & reporting to the public authorities
  • Support VAT and other indirect tax reporting, in cooperation with the Head of Nordic Tax
  • Support Statutory financial and statistics reporting for Nordic entities

You contribute with skills, taking responsibility, ambitions and that little personal twist that makes us succeed. It’s the full package that you bring to work every day that gets the job done. Your professional acumen and experience form most of your qualifications, but it’s your personality that makes the difference to succeed in this role.

Ideally, you are an Experienced Controller or a Chief accountant, with hands-on experience from a minor or larger firm.

  • You are capable of operating within a complex business environment
  • Solid experience with Accounting processes
  • Knowledge of SAP FI.
  • You are fluent in Danish and English and understand the Swedish and Norwegian language

Who are you?
You are able to adapt to a fast-changing environment.

You can stand your ground when needed and able to deliver high quality under tight deadlines. You have a strong analytical, structured and problem-solving way of working and you are a strong communicator.

In the business, you inspire confidence and you are a reliable and valued colleague in the team with a positive mindset.

You should be comfortable working with others and comfortable working with a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities.

Additional Information

Please send your application now

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity please contact the Head of Group Accounts, Financial Controlling & GL Accounting, Thomas Ø. Henriksen, cell: +45 2948 2024.

Please note that we do ongoing screening and interviews. This position will be closed when the right candidate is found.

In Nets, we conduct background checks on relevant candidates through our partner Semac,

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Nets directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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