Group Accounting Specialist

Group Accounting Specialist

We are now looking for a new team member willing to take on exciting challenges in an organization committed to deliver quality and efficiency in financial reporting.

Who are we?
Group Accounting & Consolidation is a function within Group Reporting Tax & Control with responsibility for governance of the Volvo Group consolidation process, development, and implementation of accounting policies (IFRS) for the Volvo Group and the external financial reporting including related processes. This responsibility includes ownership of accounting instructions, timetables, and structures in financial systems.

What do we offer?
We offer you an interesting challenge in a global and fast paced environment. You will work with all kinds of interesting and complex accounting issues. Your team, IFRS/Legal, at the group accounting department is responsible for the consolidation of the Volvo Group, and several other areas including accounting of mergers and acquisitions, equity, and tax.

You will contribute to the group’s external reports, presented in English and Swedish, and secure that Volvo Group’s accounting policies are updated and properly applied. You will also contribute with your accounting expertise to ongoing projects in different areas. You are curious and don’t hesitate to embrace complex questions to gain an overall understanding. You are not afraid to take decisions, but you have a feeling for when anchoring is needed.

Within Group Accounting you will be part of a global and diverse team of skilled and high-performance professionals who work with passion and trust each other in an open and positive atmosphere with a lot of discussions and laughs. Even though everyone has their own area of expertise we are willing to give each other a helping hand when needed.

Core responsibilities:
  • Functional leadership for your areas of responsibility, including closing, monthly analysis, and preparation of input to external reports.
  • Cooperation with stakeholders in different parts of the Group to analyze and ensure proper accounting treatment of business transactions.
  • Contribute in setting and maintaining Group accounting policies and develop user-friendly accounting instructions.
  • Communication with external auditors.
  • Ad-Hoc analysis.
  • Participate in projects.
  • Consolidation of the Group’s Equity.

Who are you:
You have an academic degree in accounting with a minimum of five years accounting experience preferably combined with consolidation experience. Experience from multi-cultural and global finance operations is a plus. You need to be proficient in accounting policy, preferable IFRS. Since the Volvo Group’s external reports are presented in both English and Swedish you need to be fluent in both languages, verbal and written.

You are positive, flexible, driven and you have a solution-oriented mindset. It is important that you are structured and well-organized and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You have a genuine interest in accounting combined with analytical skills and are looking to develop your skills in these areas.

For further information please contact:
Robin Wingne, Director Head of Accounting IFRS/Legal, +46 31 3222330
Håkan Persson, HR Business Partner, +46 31 3223102

Selection and interviews will be performed continuously so please submit your application as soon as possible, but latest June 14th.

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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, 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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