Let's create the future together.
At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?
What we offer
At FINANCE, you are part of a global team that drives business performance in order to realize the objectives set out in Volvo Cars Corporate Strategy. You act in cooperation with colleagues in other business units worldwide, you and your team provide financial expertise, and guide the operations to take most profitable decisions. In this expert position, you can push your own professional limits, design your challenges and drive change. As we are in an exciting transformation process into a new independent financial organization – this is also a perfect opportunity to create this new future together with us. We are now recruiting an Expert Financial Controller to the Regional Control team with responsibility for the Care by Volvo business.
Care by Volvo is a premium car subscription model, aiming at the customer of the future. Care by Volvo reflects the progressive approach that Volvo Cars is taking towards the evolution of car ownership and use. The evolving nature of luxury and emerging technology is changing the very nature of the car industry – both for carmakers and, more importantly, for consumers.
What you will do
As our Expert Financial Controller, you will get an opportunity to lead and develop financial processes and initiatives, and drive and implement actions that create value. You will work in close cooperation with other functions in finance and operations. You will grow and develop your competence and your role as you excel in your position. You have the responsibility for the financial planning and analysis of performance including monthly reviews with Finance and operations.
You will also:
- Develop and drive overall performance understanding, suggest and implement tracking of relevant business performance metrics for a subscription business
- Development of the financial processes to support the steering model and to align with the overall financial processes at Volvo Car Group
- Drive system requirements to fit the new subscription business demands
- Leverage and implement best practises while working continuously on automation of reporting
On a personal level
To be successful in this role you need to have a global mindset and enjoy taking the total business ownership. You inspire people around you and have an internal driving force that motivates you in your daily work. You are team oriented with a holistic approach and you enjoy working with tasks where you use your communication and networking skills. You lead the team with a positive and innovative mindset where everything is possible.
You and your skills
You are familiar with finance processes and systems (Excel, SAP, Hyperion, PowerBI etc.) Have the ability to drive initiatives and take independent responsibility to deliver results. Take ownership and find solutions to solve problems. Further, you have courage to question operations and have a strong sense of ownership and commitment to meet targets and deadlines. To conclude you are business minded and have a relevant education or experience.
How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contacts Senior Manager Mattias Svensson at email@example.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Donika Sejdiu at Donika.firstname.lastname@example.org. We want your application at the latest March 25th 2019. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. To make your application stand out please answer these questions as part of your cover letter:
- In your opinion, what are the most important metrics for Care by Volvo to track on a regular basis?
- Tell us about a problem related to financial analysis which you enjoyed working on recently
Please also share your work samples (Excel reports or Power Point slides) if available
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 automotive 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.