Program Finance Controller

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Program Finance Controller

At Polestar, we are proud to work in a fast-paced environment, surrounding ourselves with enthusiastic individuals who dare to challenge themselves. This has resulted in a stellar growth, and we want to continue to drive our success in a sustainable financial way. 


Let us describe the challenge we offer

We are therefore looking for a Program Finance Controller who will nurture the profitability of our future products by collaborating with the R&D team and program business team in future car projects. You will report to the Head of Operational Control, Program Finance Business Controller and Industrial program leader at R&D. 

This cross-functional position is located at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden, where you'll be a part of our Finance team.


What you’ll do

In this new role, you will support the technical- and business program team with your financial expertise. With your commitment and interest in finance, you will lead, plan and quality assure major deliverables within the program team. 

You will be the financial voice, leading and running cost activities for future products’ material cost, investments and engineering spend as well as controlling them. Your valuable and qualitative input to our business case calculations will later on become a base in vehicle programs and corporate decisions. This will also entail being a part of building up the controlling for the product development, prepare business cases and drive Benchmark activities in cost and investment levels.

For example, you will:

  • Provide and present the financials in program and operation
  • Coordinate and drive cross functional initiatives
  • Actively contribute to set up and develop a new finance team
  • Have a continuous dialogue with Program Business controller, Program office, R&D and Purchasing
  • Constantly challenge the business and contribute in the strategic discussions in material cost development and further investments

Who you are

With a confident and honest approach, you strive to understand the big picture whilst being detail-oriented. You are an energetic team player who loves communication and development. For you, business development is energetically translated into a strong business acumen with an emphasis on planning, coordinating and executing. 

To be a great fit we think it's of great importance that you have:

  • Minimum three years of relevant work experience
  • A broad experience within material cost and investment from utilizing your star-powered financial knowledge
  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent
  • Experience from working in the automotive industry
  • Previously worked with different stakeholders involved
  • Excellent Excel-skills

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.


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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