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Primary Location: 

Norway - Rubbestadneset, NO

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Tax accountant

Would you like to be a part of our financial- and accounting team?


Wärtsilä Norway is one of four companies in Norway. In total, we are about 1000 employees who deliver industry-leading products and solutions for advanced vessels, floating production platforms, drilling units and for the industry. Wärtsilä operates in more than 80 countries worldwide and have employees with different skills, backgrounds and ambitions. We believe in opportunities and personal development and want to support our employees to find their own career development in Wärtsilä.


We are currently looking for an experienced TAX accountant to join the FSAS (Financial Statutory Accounting Service) team in Wärtsilä Norway AS. As an employee in Wärtsilä Norway AS you will be a part of a constantly changing organization requiring us to always be ahead of the challenges. Our aim is to build a world class FSAS team.


We are looking for a team player with a positive attitude and with pro-active thinking. You need to have the courage to take initiative, have a flexible approach and strong analytical skills. Wärtsilä is an international company and therefore we require you to speak fluent English and Norwegian. As a tax accountant you will assist the company with all tax and VAT related tasks.



  • Provide tax returns and monthly reports
  • Ensure tax compliance, in line with corporate and local guidelines (corporate manual, accounting manual, local legislation, EU directives etc.)
  • Give advice and support on Corporate Tax, VAT and other indirect tax on local and international transactions, business projects and business developments
  • Initiating, driving and supporting the digitalization in Taxation and Finance
  • VAT registrations, reconciliations and reporting
  • Customs



  • Master’s degree in economics, accounting or other relevant higher education (experience may compensate for education)
  • Knowledge and experience from Corporate Tax, Withholding tax and tax returns
  • Experience with national and international VAT rules
  • Knowledge of regulations related to customs
  • SAP experience is an advantage


We offer

We offer an interesting and developing position both, professionally and personally and you will have the opportunity to develop the tax area in an international company. We have highly motivated and skilled co-workers and can offer competitive terms and conditions.


The location will preferably be in Rubbestadneset, but Asker can also be an option. This position will report to the Financial Controller in the FSAS team in Norway located in Rubbestadneset.


For more information about the position, please contact:

Ulrikke Iversen Hetland (Financial Controller, FSAS Norway)

Phone +47 91701807

E-mail: ulrikke.hetland@wartsila.com


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com