Financial Accountant

This opportunity is a fixed term contract of 12 months.
You will be Responsible for timely and accurate period end reporting of profit and loss account items for Renault Truck Commercials Ltd, part of the Volvo Group. You will reconcile assigned balance sheet control accounts, with consistent application of Volvo Financial Policies and Procedures in relation to Group Accounting and Reporting.
This is a grade 7 position.

  • Timely and accurate period end accounting for Renault Truck Commercials Ltd

  • Compliance with UK GAAP, IAS and internal Volvo Financial Policies and Procedures (FPP)

  • Reconcile all key balance sheet accounts in preparation for monthly balance sheet proof review. Investigate issues and take corrective action

  • Drive process improvement and communicate and implement change where necessary

  • Compile monthly reporting information for review by Senior Management teams in the applicable business areas.

  • Prepare analysis as required by the business to investigate the variances against plan and forecast information. Communicate to the business and follow up on any actions

Key Skills:

  • Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of accounting systems

  • Excellent organisation and planning skills

  • Ability to demonstrate a service mind-set to support business and develop effective working relationships.

  • Drive to improve and Questioning mind set – willingness to challenge the status quo and identify ways to improve the business but in a constructive way.

  • Honesty and Integrity - Adopts an open and honest atmosphere and working environment. Behaves in a trustworthy manner and in line with the general principles for financial management within the Volvo Group.

  • Ability to build effective working relationships

Qualifications required for the position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or AAT qualified

  • Professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)

Are we the perfect match?
We are offering a competitive salary, 25 days holiday and flexible working over 37.5 hours between the hours of 8am to 5pm (i.e. 8am-4pm or 9am-5pm.) We have lots of great benefits including, a free gym and sauna onsite and local gym discount, and half price cinema tickets. We also enjoy a regular Fika where we stop work and eat cake with our colleagues.
If you are looking for a warm welcome and a supportive environment then look no further, apply today!

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Finance contributes to realizing the vision of the Volvo Group by developing and providing a wide range of expert services from financial planning to accounting, business controlling, M&As, real estate services, financial reporting and investor relations. With Volvo Group Finance you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


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If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


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When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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