Volvo Group Financial Analyst in Göteborg, Sweden

Volvo Financial Services (VFS) is the captive finance company for the Volvo Group and the center of excellence for delivery of integrated, competitive customer solutions. We offer leasing, installment financing, insurance solutions, rentals, repair and maintenance contracts, dealer financing and other services, depending on the market. Our team of 1400 professionals manages a credit portfolio of approximately SEK 125 billion, with activities in 44 countries around the world.

We are now looking for a

Financial Analyst, VFS EMEA HQ

Purpose of the job

We are now recruiting a Financial Analyst to join an exciting international finance team within Volvo Financial Services (VFS). The Analyst will work alongside colleagues around Europe and the Globe in an engaging and ever evolving environment full of opportunities for professional development.

The Accounting and Compliance department is a core function within the VFS Region EMEA Finance department, alongside the Business Control and Capital Strategies departments. The Accounting team, composed of one Manager and one Financial Analyst, is responsible for managing, analysing, and controlling the overall accounting and compliance activities across thirty markets in the region. These activities include adherence to IFRS, Volvo Group reporting standards, tax compliance and internal controls.

This role is a critical position in finance with a mix between projects and recurring routines; as such, the candidate should be flexible, adaptive and keen to take on the challenges in a dynamic and changing environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Enhance the region’s accounting and control environment with guidelines, tools, analysis, training, and support

  • Analyze the region’s monthly result and control reporting quality

  • Provide technical support to the markets during month-end close

  • Coordinate the closure of the region’s internal control deficiencies

  • Maintain the region’s allocation model for transfer pricing

  • Provide Excel templates and tools to the markets to support lean processes

  • Perform light bookkeeping tasks

  • Ad hoc projects and support

Critical Competencies for the job

  • Team player: work with passion, loyalty, and integrity towards the company, colleagues, and customers

  • Great analytical skills and ability to take own initiatives to further develop the role and processes

  • Proactive attitude towards solving problems and finding the right solutions

  • Solid knowledge of IFRS

  • Excellent communication skills: comfortable in providing directions and making decisions

  • Able to prioritize and deliver on commitments with tight deadlines

Education & Professional Experience

  • University degree in Accounting (or similar)

  • Two to three years of relevant working experience within finance, accounting, tax, or auditing

  • Skilled in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Accounting certification or audit background (preferred)

  • Knowledge with Hyperion and SAP/BCS financial systems (preferred)

Volvo Financial Services are actively working to establish teams that maximize the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc. We find that well balanced working teams increase group dynamics, creativity and drive highly performing organizations.

Position located in Gothenburg.

For further information please contact

Richard Siler, Manager Finance, VFS Region EMEA, +46 765 537993

Lena Ljungblom, HR Business Partner, +46 739 022665

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Financial Services you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals to provide expert financial services and solutions to customers and dealers in support of the Volvo Group’s sales. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

72050BR

Entity

Volvo Financial Services

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Temporary

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

24-Aug-2017

Functional Area

Finance & Control

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran