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Business Controller R&D UK

Coventry, UK

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Business Controller R&D UK

Your main responsibility is to be the finance voice in Polestar UK R&D office. Providing ongoing support, reporting and strategic analysis, including ad-hoc analysis to support business decisions.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

 We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar for a R&D Controller who can work within a fast-paced and challenging start-up organization. You will play an important role in the Polestar UK team and global finance team supporting Polestar in its growth and expansion. In this finance role, you are a member of a dynamic and developing team. You will be working together with our growing R&D team in UK. This role is key to steer the profitability of our future products.
 


What you'll do

Your main responsibility is to be the finance voice in Polestar UK R&D office. Providing ongoing support, reporting and strategic analysis, including ad-hoc analysis to support business decisions. Leading the forecasting work both in short- and long- term aspects. Direct report to the Global R&D Controller and indirect to deputy CTO.

Examples of tasks are:

  • Deliver timely and accurate financial information, insights and reporting to enable operational business decisions.
  • Establish and improve upon existing controlling activities in budget, planning and reporting.
  • Support the technical team with financial expertise with both reporting and insights for further directions.
  • Drive cost activities
  • Constantly challenge the business and contribute in strategic discussions.
  • Prepare ad hoc business cases
  • Interface and related parties are Operational Controlling team and R&D UK team.
  • Become a member that will actively contribute to set up and develop a new finance team


Who you are

We think that you are a person with a lot of energy and broad experience in finance and automotive business. You have a holistic mindset but are not afraid for get into details and apply a solution-oriented approach. In this role it’s important to being able to interpret and communicate financial information in a clear and concise way.

Other important skills for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration (or similar)
  • Minimum 5 years work experience
  • Strong business acumen and automotive experience
  • Good financial knowledge
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute work with many different stakeholders involved
  • Very good Excel skill
  • Good team player and team building 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.

  

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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