Local Business Controller

Vienna, Austria

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Local Business Controller

We are Polestar. We are detail obsessed, performance focused and determined to make the most advanced and exciting electric cars the world has ever seen. We blaze our own trail, one without compromise. We don’t believe in shortcuts, we innovate constantly and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best. We’re expanding, and we need people who share our vision and want to be part of something different.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

The Polestar Local Business Controller will be a professional with experience from sales administration and finance preferably from the automotive industry.
The Local Business Controller role will initially be to implement and to be responsible for the financial and administrative processes together with the sales organization and in co-operation with the central functions at Polestar head office and to secure adherence to Austrian legislation and business practice.


Who you´ll do

In this position you will oversee the movement, distribution, and storage of materials and inventory, as well as tax and VAT transactions. You will furthermore act as the contact point towards Polestar HQ, Financial Control and Accounting team and from time to time to the Order-To-Delivery team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Sales and finance administration
  • Control proof of payment from bank / leasing provider before customer handover, and update handover portal accordingly. If leasing, send invoice to leasing provider once handover is completed. Sending IRK codes to delivery partners for registration of vehicles. General handling of the digital motor registry
  • Monitor the car sales contract status in the system
  • Follow up on invoices from Polestar partners, i.e. Space investors, providers of delivery services and workshops by making sure that they are accurate and in line with what has been agreed. Included in this role is also the task to give support to the partners, making sure that they are being paid and remunerated as agreed and when requested and needed to provide them with support on questions and concerns related to invoices and payments
  • Monitoring the dunning/collection process together with Polestar Head Quarters, PSHQ
  • Filing to local government and authorities
  • Purchasing, set-up of the procurements process from Order/Shopping cart and follow up goods received
  • Responsible for the accrual process
  • Governance of the internal car fleet
  • Perform financial follow-up of key indicators related to the income statement and balance sheet of Polestar Automotive Austria in co-operation with PSHQ
  • Implementing the required administrative processes within Polestar Automotive Austria


Who you are

You are a team player with experience from the finance area or sales planning and vehicle distribution field and with an excellent understanding of end to end supply chain. You can handle multiple tasks, maintain focus and adapt easily to changing business needs. You’ll also have a true hands-on-attitude and you make things happen.

Further on we believe you:

  • Have a degree in Administration, Supply Chain/Logistics or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in the automotive field or related
  • Problem solving entrepreneurial attitude, a strong sense of organization, time and resource management
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and data driven approach to business
  • Good understanding of automotive finance related processes
  • Have relevant experience in automotive company, retail bank or leasing company
  • Experience from value chain operations or other large and complex companies is a great advantage
  • Have excellent written and verbal German and English skills



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.

Salary range 2284-3370 EUR 


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