Digital & IT

Digital Budget and Forecast manager

Göteborg, Sweden

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Digital Budget and Forecast manager

We are currently looking for a Digital Budget and Forecast Manager to join our team 

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner, and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning, and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning, and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who want to dive in and make a difference. 

About the Team 

The Digital PMO is responsible for managing the support operations of the digital area, including resource planning (supply and demand matching), day-to-day operations of the digital organization such as license management, budget management and project management, as requested.  

About the role 

As the Digital Budget and Forecast Manager, you will be part of the Digital Strategy, PMO and Portfolio Planning department within Digital. This organization is now beginning to form, to meet the company’s increased need as we rapidly grow as a company. That means that besides taking on a specific role, you will also get the chance to participate in building a world-class digital strategy and planning department. You will also work closely with leaders in the Digital Organization as well as senior leaders of the company. 

What you’ll do 

  • You will be responsible for the overall budget process and budget follow-up, with the support of each stakeholder for input for annual budget work and FC creation. 
  • Follow-up of costs "burn rate vs. FC" on an ongoing basis 
  • Review of current and expected costs with stakeholders during the year, to create more current and live master files. 
  • Control of accruals created by Business support, before they are submitted to finance. 
  • Participate in discussions about possible new costs during the year from a control point of view. 
  • Work together with finance for follow-up of costs and mapping in SAP 
  • Coordinate with suppliers around budget and be a central point for the Head of Domains. 
  • Be responsible for the process and follow-up of time reporting on a global basis. 

Who you are 

  • You have a deep understanding of the steering mechanisms of a large, global corporation 
  • Have a University degree in a related field or equivalent working experience. 
  • Have a proven track record of 5-10 years experience in budgeting and forecast management 
  • You would also need to have excellent financial and analytical skills. 
  • Experience of and have a deep understanding of large agile organizations 
  • You are a skilled people manager of projects and teams with experience in strength-based feedback 
  • Skilled communicator with experience of forming alliances and bringing together multiple internal- and external stakeholders 
  • You have the ability to create and communicate impactful decisions support and reports 
  • Have great experience and skills in project management, high communication skills in English and the ability to interact with stakeholders on different levels of an organization. 

Personal Qualities 

  • A proactive and dynamic person who quickly sees the holistic picture 
  • A strategic doer who knows that openness and collaboration is key to success 
  • Strong analytical skills, self-driven and engaged with a will to encourage people 


Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

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.

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