Head of Trade finance and Risk management

In Volvo Buses, our vision is to become the most desired and successful provider of sustainable people transport solutions driving value creation through innovation, partnerships and people. We are acting in a very dynamic market full of significant changes, with focus on sustainable transport solutions, today!
VBC Trade finance and Risk management is a central function responsible for the overall Trade Finance and Credit management activities for Business Area Buses and is part of the Volvo Buses Business Office function. The Head of Trade finance reports directly to the SVP Business office and CFO of Volvo Buses and manages a team of 2 persons. As our current Head of the function is retiring, we are now looking for his successor.

Job description:

We are looking for an experienced Finance person to lead the Trade finance department in Gothenburg, with a global responsibility for the areas of Trade finance, Credit management and Tax coordination. Experience from the abovementioned areas is considered great assets. Being part of the Business office management team and working in a global environment, also gives opportunities and put demands on building a good overall business knowledge and network in order to participate in relevant decision fora and setting directives.

Main responsibilities:
  • Trade finance activities
  • Credit management
  • Bank and Export credit agencies relations.
  • Cash management and liquidity planning

  • Currency Management

  • Insurance matters

  • Transfer price management

  • Tax coordinator Business Area Buses
  • Responsible for related directives and instructions for Business Area Buses
  • Active development and training within Trade finance areas
  • Strong interaction with Volvo Buses business units and Group Treasury organization

Required Education and experience:
  • Senior experience from the Finance and Trade finance area
  • Functional leadership experience and capabilities, strong in building teams and secure collaborations cross functions
  • Structured and driving personality with high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently in a flexible and multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently.

At Volvo Buses we are actively working to establish groupings that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc.
We will only review complete applications (CV and personal cover letter).

Are you interested? Call us:
Ulf Nilsson, SVP Business office and CFO, Volvo Buses, +46 765 538 138
Sofie Nylander HR Business Partner, +46 739 023 990

Location & Timeline
The location for the position is Gothenburg. Occasional travel is expected.

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

Volvo Buses is one of the world’s leading provider of sustainable people transport solutions. It is a part of Volvo Group. The offer includes premium city- and intercity buses, coaches, and bus chassis as well as services for increased productivity, uptime and safety. Volvo Buses has sales in 85 countries and a global service network with more than 1,500 dealerships and workshops. The manufacturing sites are in Europe and in North and South America. The head office is in Gothenburg, Sweden. For more information visit http://www.volvobuses.com

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