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Polestar Göteborg Full time

Team Lead Group Accounting

About the job
Finance · Gothenburg, Sweden · Hybrid Remote Team Lead Group Accounting We are looking for a Senior Accountant to work as Team Lead. Together with us, you can enhance your own professional skills, develop yourself, grow and drive change together with committed people. Apply for this job

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to work as Team Lead. Together with us, you can enhance your own professional skills, develop yourself, grow and drive change together with committed people.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

In Group Accounting you are part of a vibrant team of currently twelve colleagues. The Group Accounting team is responsible for the consolidation of global financial reporting and for providing financial data on consolidated level for Polestar Group, to ensure timely, accurate and uniform data to internal and external parties. As Group Accounting Team Lead, you and your team will secure accurate and timely Group closings and reporting and be a good advisor and speaking partner on matters related to accounting and reporting.

Working in the Group Accounting department gives you a big opportunity to have a wide circle of contacts within the Polestar Group, working globally and cross-functionally, as well as getting a comprehensive view of the financial activities within the Group. You will also work with the core business of the company, combining accounting with the operational view of the business. We are in an exciting transformation process where you can contribute and make your mark – come and create this new future together with us! This position is at our HQ in Gothenburg.

What you'll do

  • Leading the financial monthly, quarterly and yearly closing process on Group level including group consolidation and external and internal financial reporting
  • Reporting in consolidation system AARO
  • Financial analysis on group level
  • Preparation of external IFRS financial quarterly and annual reports
  • Being part of providing accounting guidance to the finance community
  • Extensive contact with subsidiaries and shared service centers
  • Participation in different projects
  • Develop analysis of financial performance
  • Contact/cooperation with different areas within Group Finance, as well as with external auditors
  • Other areas related to Group Accounting and consolidation

Who you are

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

  • A University degree in Business Administration (major in finance or accounting) or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in finance from a global corporate accounting function or audit environment with relevant experience from consolidation and group accounting and reporting
  • Experience from coaching and take a leading/coordinating role in a team
  • Good knowledge in IFRS accounting standards and Group consolidation
  • Strong knowledge in Excel
  • Solid experience in using consolidation systems, primarily AARO
  • Experience from working in US listed environment including SOX is meritorious

On a personal level we believe you are a strong and proactive team player who has good communications skills. Having a holistic mindset and good analytical skills are also key factors in this role. You present a flexible attitude, embrace changes, and work proactively in a changing environment. Further, you are motivated by working independently as well as in teams and being able to contribute to our exciting journey ahead. Since Polestar’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment. You will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

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 the Polestar family, 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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