Volvo Group Group Accountant in Göteborg, Sweden

Group Accounting is a function within Volvo Group reporting, Tax & Control with responsibility for the external financial reporting including related processes, such as the consolidation processes within the Volvo Group. This responsibility includes ownership of accounting instructions, time tables, structures in the financial systems and development of accounting policies (IFRS) for the Volvo Group.

We are now looking for a person to take up a position as Group Accountant with the responsibility for Volvo Group consolidation entries, eliminations and adjustments. You will be a part of the Legal / IFRS department and thereby actively participate in the development and harmonization of the financial reporting process within our area of responsibility which will give you the possibility to work with and learn more about additional areas other than your own area of expertise. For this position we are looking for someone who is in the beginning of their career and is eager to develop as a professional and within accounting.

We, in Accounting Legal / IFRS, are responsible for important areas such as equity, taxes, pensions, mergers/acquisitions and divestments. We take an active part in the legal consolidation of the Volvo Group and we contribute to both the annual report and the quarterly external reports.

Within Group Accounting we have an open and positive atmosphere with a lot of discussions and laughter. Even though everyone has their own area of expertise and responsibility we are willing to give each other a helping hand when needed.

As a team-member you also have the opportunity to work in close co-operation with the other teams within Group accounting as well as all the Truck organizations, Business areas and other functions at AB Volvo which will give you a good understanding about the Volvo Group.

Job description

This is a regular position within Group Accounting, Accounting Legal / IFRS.

As a Group Accountant you will be a member of the Group Accounting department. As a Group Accountant you will contribute in Volvo Group's closing and consolidation process by collecting information, performing calculations and making postings in the consolidation system, as well as follow up on the outcome and correctness of your areas of responsibility. You will also be in contact with internal and external auditors during their respective audit processes.

As a Group Accountant you continuously contribute to improve the role of a Group Accountant and the efficiency and quality of tasks performed, utilizing Volvo Group's global presence and the possibility to work in a global environment.

Critical competencies for the position:

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent

  • 3+ years work experience within audit, accounting, financial reporting or similar

  • Understanding of accounting principles, experience from IFRS is a plus

  • Experience from SAP or other major ERP/consolidation systems

  • Eagerness to learn and develop within accounting

  • Distinctive problem-solving abilities and communication skills

  • Enjoy working in teams and contributing to a positive amosphere

  • All documentation is in English, why proficiency in the English language is required

For more information please contact

Anders Kling, Acting Director Head of Accounting Legal IFRS, +46 709 52 91 84

Håkan Persson, HR Business Partner, +46 31 322 31 02

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.

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.

Auto req ID

74416BR

Entity

Group Finance

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

01-Oct-2017

Functional Area

Finance & Control

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