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Polestar Göteborg Full time

Accounting Manager

About the job
Finance · Gothenburg, Sweden Accounting Manager So if you're looking for an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level, and you have a passion for finance, this role as Accounting Manager might be just the right one for you! Apply for this job

We are looking for a dynamic, proactive and passionate Accounting Manager at Polestar to drive the growth and success of our team. Are you ready for the journey?

Together with us, you can enhance your own professional skills, develop yourself, grow and drive change together with committed people.

Working in the Finance department gives you a wide circle of contacts within the Polestar Group, working globally and cross-functionally, as well as getting a clear view of the financial activities.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Accounting Manager. You will have the opportunity to shape the direction of the department, build and mentor a talented team, drive innovation to meet the ever-evolving demands which can occur in a dynamic, international, modern and evolving electric vehicle company whose aim is to improve the society we live in. You will be joining a driven, experienced team and you will play a key role in shaping the future of finance for our organization by collaborating closely with both internal and external stakeholders to identify and capitalize on new opportunities.

The Accounting team is responsible for the financial accounting and reporting for the largest Swedish entity in the Polestar Group. In this role you will cooperate with colleagues in other business units worldwide to secure accurate and timely closings and reporting. You will be involved in the development of Polestar’s future finance and be a good advisor and speaking partner on matters related to accounting and reporting.

Together with us, you can enhance your own professional skills, develop yourself, grow and drive change together with committed people. We are in an exciting transformation process where you have the opportunity to contribute and make your mark – come and create this new future together with us! This position is located at our HQ in Gothenburg.

What you'll do

  • Overall responsibility for preparation and coordination of monthly financial closings in SAP
  • Reporting in consolidation system AARO
  • Preparation of account reconciliations
  • Improve efficiency in monthly closing process
  • Review and analyze monthly financial reporting
  • Input into the preparation of the Polestar Group Annual Report and Quarterly Reports
  • Involved in implementation of future finance accounting tools
  • Extensive contact with subsidiaries and shared service centers
  • Legislated reporting to authorities
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the accounting team and support their professional development
  • Foster a positive work environment and promote open communication and collaboration
  • Lead the implementation of process improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness

Who you are

To be a great fit for this position we believe you have:

  • Proven leadership experience
  • Proven experience as Accounting Manager, finance manager or similar at an international company
  • Broad knowledge and experience of Accounting and Financial Control processes and systems in an international context with IFRS and SOX
  • Solid experience from global- and listed companies
  • University degree in Finance
  • At a minimum 5 – 10 years relevant experience from similar tasks at an Accounting Department
  • Strong K3 accounting knowledge
  • Strong experience in Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • User experience in SAP ECC and SAP S/4 and consolidation tool AARO is an additional bonus

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.

On a personal level we believe you are passionate and trustworthy, a strong and proactive team player who has excellent communications and people skills. You enjoy working at a strategic, tactical and operational level and you present a flexible attitude and are able to embrace changes and possess the ability to work proactively in a changing environment. Further, you are a hands on Finance & Controlling profile with strong leadership and organizational skills.

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.

Is this you?
If you are interested in joining Polestar, don't wait with submitting your
application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...


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