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Gamle Fredrikstad, NO

Title:  Administrative Finance and HR Manager KCAS


At Kemira, Safety is our #1 priority and we use our chemistry to improve your everyday. We add optimal quality, functionality and strength to paper and board products, we ensure safety and hygiene of water, and we maximize efficiency of energy and resources. Our areas of expertise are pulp & paper, water intensive industries & municipal water treatment, and oil & gas. Through our global network of dedicated experts, production facilities and R&D centers, we serve customers around the world and improve their product quality, resource efficiency and sustainability.


If you get energy from working with people in a diverse environment, have experience from finance and administration this might be your chance. We are now looking for a manager for our HR, Finance & Site Administration at our key site in Norway. This “spider in the web” role is vital for our operations in Norway where we have a leading position in water-treatment since the last 40 years. In Norway Kemira are serving municipalities and other and water intense customers and have a long-lasting and successful history in helping customers to treat water in a safe, energy efficient and sustainable manner.


At the site we cover a broad spectrum of functions from manufacturing to sales and has today 26 employees.


As our Administrative Finance and HR Manager you must like being a “playing” coach and develop the organsiation together with our manufacturing manager, our sales manager in combination with execution of own responsibilities. Beside responsibilities in Fredrikstad you collaborate closely with central functions in our matrix organization in located in Finland, Sweden and other locations. You will be the right hand of the Managing Director as well report the HR and F&A tasks to managers all located outside Norway.


The local finance is part of the Regional F&A EMEA organization that is responsible for accurate and timely reporting of the legal entities.


In Fredrikstad, our business is a local Norwegian business therefore the new manager needs to be located in Norway, preferable in the Fredrikstad area.


What we offer

  • A job that offers a broad range of tasks and opportunities
  • A job that enables you to develop your skills in a wide administrative and HR spectrum
  • Best-in-class colleagues, expertise and collaboration tools that let you perform at your best
  • A local work environment that also enables global contacts
  • Competitive salary and bonus model



What you need:

  • 5+ years’ work and leadership experience
  • Degree in finance/accounting or other relevant field
  • Fluency in Norwegian and English
  • Experience from and interest in people and HR related negotiations and legislation
  • Experience from using administrative tools, such as IFRS, SAP and Altinn         
  • Knowledge in the relevant local (Norwegian) legislation in accounting, taxation, corporate act


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira



If you are interested to take on this challenge, please contact:
Elise Punto, Vice President, Regional Finance & Accounting EMEA, mobile +358 40 053 3063.
Peter Ersman, Managing Director Kemira Chemicals A/S, mobile: +46766450346


Please apply with CV and cover letter no later than 26 January 2020 at


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


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