Head of Accounting

Are you a professionally strong individual within accounting disciplines who also promotes an inclusive work environment? Do you thrive in a diverse workday, where you both act operationally and ensure smooth processes and workflows, resulting in satisfied customers across the organisation?

VKR Group has always maintained high standards, including internal accounting and reporting. We continually adapt and improve, taking pride in upholding these standards. In this position, you will have the opportunity to operate on a daily basis and also develop the accounting team in VKR Group’s parent company, VKR Holding A/S.

Your role

You will be a part of a dedicated corporate finance team of 15 experienced and proficient colleagues. The team is responsible for internal and external accounting, reporting, tax, treasury, and financial investments for VKR Holding A/S. They provide support and advice to our business areas in the VELUX Group, DOVISTA Group, and the venture fund KOMPAS.

As Head of Accounting you will oversee all aspects of accounting operations in VKR Holding A/S. This includes tasks such as managing financial records, preparing financial statements, ensuring compliance with regulations and accounting standards, overseeing budgeting and forecasting processes, coordinating audits, and providing financial analysis and guidance to senior management.
The team also operates as back office function for Group Treasury, Financial Investments, the Employee Foundation, VKR Invest, Kompas Management and KOMPAS Ventures.

Your task will primarily be:

  • Responsible for valid and efficient processes for reconciling monthly and annual accounts
  • Preparation of year-end audit and annual report
  • Ensure accurate reporting and compliance of VAT and taxes in accordance with applicable legislation
  • Manage internal financial processes with diligence and accuracy
  • Prepare annual financial statements for Employee Foundation, VKR Invest, and KOMPAS Ventures

In addition to the obvious daily operational tasks, you will continually contribute your knowledge and ideas on how processes and workflows can be optimised through automation. While we love our tasks, we also greatly appreciate automating our ongoing operations to free up time for development tasks. On an ongoing basis, you will also participate in cross-functional projects in finance.

Your profile

The ideal candidate has a strong background in internal accounting and the various disciplines related to it. You understand the value of a well-functioning accounting department, as many colleagues rely on timely deliverables and responsive support.

By nature, you are proactive and see opportunities in both people and deliverables. You think pragmatically and deliver with the right quality. You have an eye for creating an inclusive and positive work environment. Since the team is the focal point for many internal deliverables, you demonstrate a strong spirit of collaboration and a customer service mindset and has a ‘can-do-attitude’.

Relevant financial education (such as auditor, cand.merc.aud., or HD-R accounting) and min. 10 years of practical experience are required. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and proficiency in using Monday.com for documentation purposes are preferred but not required.

Your opportunities

A developing position in a professional environment, with opportunities to utilise your expertise and experience in an international company. You will have a diverse range of tasks and sufficient challenges, while also enjoying flexibility and the option of remote work. There will be scope for both professional and personal growth. You will lead an experienced and professional team of three individuals, and you will collaborate with  your colleagues across the Corporate Finance team.

Our headquarter is located in Hørsholm, where you will be based for work.


VKR Holding is a holding and investment company, aiming to create value through financial investments and ownership of businesses. VKR Holding employs approximately 55 employees who are primarily economists, lawyers, and other specialists.

Together, VKR Holding’s businesses employ around 17,200 employees in 38 countries. VKR Holding owns companies that bring daylight, fresh air, and a better environment into people’s everyday lives. VKR Holding is a foundation and family-owned company, with VILLUM FONDEN as the largest shareholder.

Would you like to apply?

To find the right new colleague, we are partnering with Brinch & Partners for this recruitment process. If you have any questions regarding the position or VKR Holding, please feel free to contact Partner Jens Chr. Jensen at +45 7020 2328. You can learn more about VKR Holding here.

We will be scheduling and conducting interviews on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found. Therefore, we are looking forward to receiving your motivated application and CV as soon as possible via the “APPLY” button.

Jens Christian Jensen

+45 2784 7405