Accountant/Senior Accountant – General Ledger

Volvo Values
“The Volvo Group culture is defined by a set of five carefully chosen values- Customer success, Trust, Passion, Change, and Performance. These values guide our day-to-day behavior and drive our decision-making at all levels of the organization. They express our shared beliefs across countries and entities to form the basis for a high-performing culture that can help maximize the full potential of the organization. Our company values help guide us on that journey”.
Position Description
Volvo Group Accounting and Company Control, Record to Report Department in Bangalore, is looking for candidates for the position of Accountant/Senior Accountant – General Ledger

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance.
  • Minimum 2 to 5+ years of experience within General Ledger accounting, reconciliation, Month end close reporting processes, Financial reporting.
  • Experience in working with Excel, Access and Power Point are required
  • Preferable experience in working with SAP Exposure to GL, AP, AR, FA Module.
  • End user experience in various source system and financial reporting such as BCS, BPC, Hyperion etc.
Main responsibilities:
  • Cooperation with Volvo Group Partners:
  • Records of business transactions related to the General Ledger
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Period end close processes, reconciliation systems, discuss with appropriate account/profit Centre owners, and prepare and post journal entries.
  • Reconcile various balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Prepare and assist with the review of recurring reporting packages to include financial statements, analysis and assist in preparation of year-end financial statements.
  • Daily contact with clients within assigned area of responsibilities
  • Participation in internal and external audits
  • Understanding of Interfaces and impact on financial statements
  • Adherence to Internal control and SOX compliance
  • Monitoring and analysis of business transactions according to IFRS and Volvo Group Financial Policies and Procedures

Special requirements in relation to initiative, judgment, flexibility, communication, management etc.:
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge about data validation, presentation and interpretation
  • Fast learner i.e. able to learn the basic accounting flow in the different systems used and transform data into usable information.
  • Thorough, detailed and responsible
  • Team work attitude and service minded
  • Good IT skills/technical expertise
  • Commitment, self-reliance and accuracy
  • Ability to contribute various lean ideas, process improvement initiatives to drive efficiency in process.
  • Preferable experience from the Manufacturing industry/ shared service experience is a plus)
  • As a business requirement willing to work in any shift and extra hours during the close cycle.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

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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