Senior International Accountant (Spanish, French, Dutch or Portuguese speaking)

About Otovo

Otovo’s mission is to put solar panels and batteries in every European home by creating the easiest and most affordable way to go solar. We do this by connecting consumers that want solar panels or batteries with installer companies looking to fill their order book through our marketplace.

Established in 2016, Otovo has rapidly scaled its marketplace beyond the Nordics and operates in seven countries: Norway, Sweden, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, and Germany. In addition, Otovo’s software platform runs Holu, a Brazilian marketplace partially owned by Otovo. Otovo is expanding to six new countries in 2022.

Otovo is headquartered in Oslo and listed on Euronext Growth, with a mandate to uplist to the main list on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

About your role: Senior International Accountant

Due to solid growth Otovo has determined to establish a new hub in Madrid, which will cover the accounting for some of the Group’s subsidiaries. Accordingly, Otovo seeks Senior International Accountants to join the Group’s Finance team. The allocation of markets between the roles will be assigned based on language skills and previous international experience.

As Senior International Accountant, you will be essential in the accounting and financial reporting of Otovo, and you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the accounting processes of the Group. In addition, you will be a close partner for country heads and the markets you will serve.

The positions are new as accounting previously has been outsourced, and will work closely with the Finance team in Norway and become part of a more extensive international financial network.


  • Day-to-day accounting
  • Follow-up of customer and supplier transactions
  • Monthly reconciliation and reporting, including accruals and provisions
  • Reporting and reconciliation of VAT and Social Security
  • Other mandatory reporting relating to financial information and taxes
  • Preparation or coordination of annual financial statements and corporate income tax forms
  • Coordinate with audit teams as the primary local point of contact
  • Improvement and streamlining of accounting routines and processes
  • Training and supporting junior accountants and local operations team
  • Assist with ad-hoc tasks and in discussions with the General Managers and the Group Finance team on accounting and reporting-related topics
  • Support Group Finance with onboarding and accounting for new markets, Group-wide processes, system improvements, etc.

What we look for:

  • Minimum five years of relevant experience, strong accounting understanding
  • Higher education, preferably within economics/accounting
  • Professional level of either Spanish, French, Dutch or Portuguese - both written and spoken
  • Professional level of English
  • A strong understanding of VAT, Social security, and other taxes and experience in accounting and reporting for either the Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese, or UK market is a benefit
  • Prior experience with ERP, preferably Oracle Netsuite
  • Experienced user of MS Office or G Suite
  • Good communication skills: listening and explanatory skills
  • Organization and structuring abilities, helping pursue a large number of tasks
  • Accurate but can focus on time and materiality
  • Reliable and meeting deadlines
  • Strong relationship builder and team player

What we offer

  • A central role in a Group in solid growth
  • Steep learning curve and professional growth opportunities
  • An international, committed, young and sociable work environment
  • Competitive salary and potential
  • Central located office, easily accessible, in the center of Madrid

There's no time like now—help us make the world transition to renewable energy and submit your application today!

Please submit a cover letter and CV in English.