Do you want to lead the change?
At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.
At Volvo Cars global finance organisation, you are part of a global team that drives business performance in order to fulfil the objectives set out in Volvo Car Group's Corporate Strategy. In cooperation with colleagues in other business units worldwide, you are part of a team providing financial expertise, business controlling and guidance. Here, you can push your own professional skills and drive change together with committed people.
The Accounting Governance department, within the finance organisation, is now looking for an Expert, responsible for supporting the Company's objectives related to maintaining a well-controlled business and high quality financial external reporting.
Being an Expert within the Accounting Governance team means that you will have to think and act globally and be involved in our global financial processes. In this role, you will be part of a team of approximately 4 employees based in Gothenburg, all keen on ensuring high quality financial external reporting and provision of IFRS technical guidance to other parts of the organization.
Accounting Governance is working closely with Volvo Car Group subsidiaries all over the world giving guidance, ensuring adherence to the Volvo Car Group’s Accounting and Reporting Directives and participating in different projects and accounting topics. Working in the Accounting Governance department gives a big opportunity to a wide circle of contacts within Volvo Car Group as well as getting a comprehensive view of the financial activities within the Group. The position will require extensive contact with different positions within the global finance organisation as well as with external auditors.
What you’ll do
In this position you will be responsible for the Accounting and Reporting Directives for the group and you will decide on accounting treatment in different projects. You will decide on accounting treatment related to all kind of agreements and stay updated on IFRS development. Having an active role in external accounting forums is part of this role. You will also communicate development in a clear and concise way to senior management while leading or participating in different projects. Lastly, you will drive accounting related questions with external auditors and be responsible for educating the organisation in accounting related topics.
Do you fit the profile?
We are looking for you who is positive and willing to drive change in a dynamic environment. You have the ability to prioritize to deliver on commitments while being eager to learn more. You are interested in accounting and financial reporting questions, and very analytical in your way of working. We want you to bring a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, preferably with a major in Finance and Accounting. We want you to also bring a minimum of 4 years of working experience within accounting in an international organization. You have broad knowledge in IFRS accounting principles and are fluent in English both oral and written. You are process oriented, structured and logical in your approach. You are customer focused with a holistic view and global thinking. Being a good communicator and having the ability to build strong relationships within the organization is key. You have high integrity and are flexible and able to embrace changes and work proactively in a changing environment.
Application and contact
Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than 25th of May. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Brittany Fridell, Senior Recruiter at email@example.com
Please note that we will not take applications via email.
Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.