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Finance Administrator

Coventry, UK

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Finance Administrator

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.

We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar UK for an experienced Finance Administrator who can work within a fast-paced and challenging start-up organization. You will play an important role in the team in supporting Polestar in its growth and expansion. In this finance role, you are a member of a dynamic and developing team. 

In order to succeed at Polestar you will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciples is paramount.  Attitude is everything at Polestar, we are always pushing boundaries and in order to achieve the unimaginable you must have a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities.

You will be the finance voice for the Polestar UK. Your main responsibilities are to secure a correct financial reporting from a function and legal entity perspective.

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

  • Establish and improve upon existing management controlling and reporting practices
  • Financial analysis on legal entity and function level
  • Accruals and approvals in assigned functions
  • Monthly financial preparation and reports for actuals and forecasts
  • Coordinate financials with HQ in Sweden
  • Provide and present the financials for UK operation and HQ
  • Supporting management team and function heads with in-depth analysis

Academic Requirements:

  • Degree in business administration (or similar). Proven work experience in a relevant field will also be considered
  • Previous, demonstrable work experience in financial and/or business control
  • Strong business acumen
  • Good financial knowledge
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute work with many different stakeholders involved
  • SAP knowledge is essential, BI tools experience is a nice to have!
  • Fluent in English, verbally and in writing
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Good team player and team building skills 
  • Continuous improvement of the financial controlling function and processes
  • Interface with Global R&D controller, finance, R&D, UK management

You will need to be a person with a lot of energy with an open mind and posses a high level of business acumen. You will like to dig deep into the details but also have a strategic mind that understands the bigger picture. 

In this role it’s important to be able to interpret and communicate financial information in a clear and concise way. You will need to have strong analytical skills as well as being highly organised.  Further more you will need to be comfortable working autonomously and be able to think creatively as well being solutions orientated.

This role would best suit someone who has a few years relevant experience post graduation/studies looking to start their career in finance

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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