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Financial Controller

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Financial Controller

As a Financial Controller, you will have a key role for the continuing success of Polestar through strengthening the financial support of a global department.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

At Polestar - you will be involved in an exciting journey in an environment of growth and opportunities. We are currently looking to strengthen the Financial Controlling team to join as a global financial controller for our departments within Quality & Logistics, Manufacturing and Purchasing and R&D (3 openings).

As a Financial Controller, you will have a key role for the continuing success of Polestar through strengthening the financial support of a global department. This is a broad but also specialized controlling role, working closely with your finance colleagues as well as the team of the global department you are assigned. You will be working with a wide range of questions - analysis, follow-up, performance management, interact with other departments and financial planning to just name a few. Your skills, opinion and attitude will help us develop and grow the areas of Quality & Logistics, Manufacturing and Purchasing.


What you’ll do

  • Establish and improve upon existing management controlling and reporting practices.
  • Identify key drivers and set up performance follow up.
  • Monthly Financial reports
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Accruals and approvals in assigned functions
  • Continuous improvement of the financial controlling function and processes
  • Enable the organization to achieve primary goals in reducing cost, increase the efficiency and streamline processes.
  • Identify and mitigate risks and opportunities.
  • Produce timely insights reports, challenge management and be vocal.
  • Drive and coordinate cross functional initiatives within digital and adjacent business functions
  • Interface and related parties are Global department head and Finance management.


Who you are

We believe you are a strong team player and eager to deliver on commitments. You present a flexible attitude and are able to embrace changes and possess the ability to work proactively in a changing environment. Since the scope of this position is wide, it will require a good deal of a ”go-getter” attitude but also patience in a start up environment. Further on, you also posses a positive mindset and good communication skills.

In order to be successful in this role:

  • University degree in Business Administration (major in finance or accounting) or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in finance from a global controlling function or similar environment with relevant experience from consolidation and financial reporting, preferably in the quality and logistics or manufacturing area
  • Good knowledge in IFRS accounting standards and Group consolidation
  • Experience from an international environment is an advantage
  • Strong business acumen and very good analytical skills
  • Proficient in understanding and interpreting financial information and communicating the information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute work with many different stakeholders involved
  • Experience in SAP is an asset

At Polestar, you will be part of an international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. We work actively for an inclusive environment and believe that success comes from outstanding teamwork.

Personal qualities:

We are looking for an open-minded and driven team player who is articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills and high level of business acumen. Having a holistic mindset and good analytical skills are also key factors in this role as well as being highly organized and with a highly-driven ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity. Further, you are motivated by working independently and being able to think creatively and solution orientally.

Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diversity in terms of experience, gender and background.

  
People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.

 

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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