Business Controller – Europe

Göteborg, Sweden

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Business Controller – Europe

Let us describe the challenge we offer

We are looking for two new business controllers to be part of our Finance department, Commercial Business Control Europe. You will be working closely with our Commercial Operations responsible for our existing and upcoming markets in Europe.

Since Polestar as a company is expanding, going forward, the scope of work can shift but the core focus will always be related to business control within the commercial part of Polestar in order to secure the financial control and performance of the European operation.

The functions will report to the Commercial Business Controller for the European Region and will be based at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden.


What you’ll do

In co-operation with our commercial organisation, the primary responsibility of this role is to drive Polestars expansion in our existing and future markets with specific responsibility to:

  • Be the business partner to the local MDs for a cluster of markets in European by initiating, supporting, challenging and follow-up on the activities needed in order to secure a successful financial and operational development.
  • Optimize the business opportunities in the European markets by exploring and benefiting from the expansion of the EV markets in resp. market
  • Secure the set-up of the financial processes in order to support the roll-out of the Polestar opportunities in accordance with Polestar business model
  • Be the guardian of Polestar’s assets in the local PSUs and secure an optimised use of the company’s resources
  • Be the team leader for a number of Local Business Controllers operating in the
  • Be the main liaison between the operational organizations in the markets and the Polestar central departments from a financial perspective


Who you are

To be a great fit for this role we believe that you’re structured, self-motivated, data-driven and have a quantitative problem-solving approach. We are looking for a team-player with the ability to meet stringent deadlines with accuracy and efficiency. You’re collaborative, flexible, have an open working style and an ability to establish trust and credibility.

Further on we believe it’s of great importance that you:

  • Have an University graduate degree (or higher) in business administration or similar with minimum five years of related experience
  • Have strong competence in developing, understanding and communicating financial analyses and outlooks as well as making appropriate business recommendations based on complex financial data
  • Have experience from working with sales and financial planning
  • High knowledge of and insight in the international automotive industry both from a wholesale and retail perspective, i.e. high level of business acumen
  • Knowledge of and experience from working with direct to consumer businesses is also a great asset

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.


Polestar - the guiding star.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining. In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive, performance.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

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