Volvo Car Corporation(Prd) · Publicerad 10 nov


At Volvo Cars department Group Finance, you are part of a global team that drives business performance in order to fulfill 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. Right now, we are in an exciting transformation process into a new independent financial organization - come and create this new future together with us! The Accounting Governance department, within Group Finance, 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 Finance Manual 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 Group Finance, Global Finance Operations and Business Control as well as with external auditors.

Main responsibilities:
  • Responsibility for the Finance Manual for the group
  • Decide on accounting treatment in different projects
  • Decide on accounting treatment related to all kind of agreements
  • Have an active role in external accounting forums
  • Be updated on IFRS development
  • Communicate development in a clear and concise way to senior management
  • Lead or participate in different projects
  • Drive accounting related questions with external auditors
Required qualifications:
  • Very interested in accounting and financial reporting questions, and eager to learn more
  • Positive attitude and willingness to drive change in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to prioritize to deliver on commitments
  • Ability to take own initiatives to further develop the financial reporting
  • A good communicator and able to build strong relationships within the organization
  • Education - Minimum a degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, preferably with a major in Finance and Accounting (or equivalent).
  • Fluent in English, oral and written
  • Experience (minimum 3 years) of accounting in an international organisation
  • Broad knowledge in IFRS accounting principles
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good writing skills
Personal qualities:
  • High integrity and ability to uphold standards of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Process oriented, structured and logical in approach
  • Flexible and able to embrace changes and work proactively in a changing environment
  • Strong ability to take own initiatives
  • Strong team skills with an ability to work well with others
  • Customer focus
  • Holistic view and global thinking
  • Ability to engage people
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 29th of November.

If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Roger Molin, Director Accounting Governance, +46 729 66 91 25 and for questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Charlotte Silfversparre, Senior Recruiter at Please note that applications through email are not accepted.

About Volvo Car Group

The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo Car Group, our vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired luxury car brand" by simplifying people's lives. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment. We will support you to reach your full potential. Join us on this exciting journey into the future. #LI-POST
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