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Head of Financial Controlling

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Head of Financial Controlling

As Head of Financial Controlling, you will be leading one of four controlling departments, and have a key role for the continuing success of Polestar.


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 for a new talent to lead the Financial Controlling team.

As Head of Financial Controlling, you will be leading one of four controlling departments, and have a key role for the continuing success of Polestar through strengthening the financial analysis and controlling support of the global departments. You and your team will also interact closely with other financial departments, such as financial planning, the other controlling areas and accounting. Your leadership will help us develop and grow Polestar through efficient use of resources and transparent steering.


What your team does

  • 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


What you'll do

  • Enable the organization to achieve primary goals in reducing cost, increase the efficiency and streamline processes
  • Identify and mitigate risks to keep Polestar on a clear track towards its goals
  • To be an integrated support and control function through producing timely insights reports, challenge management and be vocal
  • To increase efficiency through driving and coordinating cross functional initiatives between digital and business functions
  • Continuous improvement of the financial controlling function and processes


Who you are

You are a proven leader and a strong team player and eager to deliver on commitments. You have a can do attitude and thrive in a changing environment.

In order to be successful in this role:

  • 8-12 years of relevant experience from a global financial controlling function or similar environment with a good understanding of consolidation and financial reporting in an IFRS environment
  • Proven leadership background
  • International experience is an advantage
  • Strong business acumen and very good analytical skills
  • Proficient in building structures and processes, and communicating information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute work with many different stakeholders involved

We are looking for an open-minded and driven leader and 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.

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.

  

People at Polestar

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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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