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Accounts Payable Specialist, Volvo

At Finance, you are part of a global team that drives business & operational performance to realize the objectives set out in Volvo Car Group’s Corporate Strategy. In cooperation with colleagues in other business units worldwide, you and your team provide financial expertise in accounting and reporting processes such as PTP, OTC and RTR. Here, you can push your own professional skills and drive change together with committed people. Right now, we are in an exciting transformation process into a new independent financial organization – come and create this new future together with us!

 As Accounts Payable Specialist – PTP Process within the Finance department of Americas region you will be located in Charleston, SC where you will join a team of nine colleagues that aim every day to achieve new heights of operational efficiencies in Order to Cash (OTC) and Purchase to pay (PTP) processes for Volvo Cars & Polestar entities in Americas’ region. You will be responsible for Accounts Payable, PTP activities in line with the global processes and will have special focus on increasing collaboration, automation, and efficiency.

Strong communication skills are a key in this role, and you will have a good opportunity to broaden your network on a global level. You will work alongside a shared service center (SSC) team in Chennai, India that will support you with valuable PTP processing services across Volvo Cars’ entities. In this role you also need a genuine interest in enhancing customer satisfaction each day to be able to create value and help the company on its transformation journey towards electrification.

 What you’ll do?

 Main responsibilities:

 Managing Purchase to Pay process (in line with global ways of working) for Volvo Cars corporate entities in Americas region which include Volvo Car Canada, Volvo Car USA and Volvo Car Technology.

  • Driving process harmonization, efficiency and improvements across the entities in PTP process.
  • Manage Accounts Payable aging analysis to ensure timely and accurate payments to suppliers
  • Analyze and investigate missing invoices that have not been posted and provide resolution to balance the intercompany reconciliation
  • Reconcile Accounts Payable balances against the general ledger
  • Ensure timely posting of invoice for payment and month end close through SSC in India.
  • Work with the transactional shared services center (SSC) PTP team (based in Chennai, India), motivating the team to deliver targeted efficiency levels, leveraging automation and improved ways of working. As well as support with ad hoc queries.
  • Collaborating with Cash & Bank team (based in Madrid, Spain) to ensure timely payments and clearing process


 Who are we looking for?

 University degree in Finance or Accounting with 1 to 3 years of relevant experience.

  • Exceptional abilities that make you special than the rest, high drive to lead positive change.
  • Ability to work and be comfortable in a dynamic environment under continuous development.
  • Proactive, have great interpersonal skills and communicate in a clear and direct way, building trust and credible relations within the organization regionally and globally
  • Energetic with Can-Do mind-set
  • Tech-savvy
  •  Excellent Microsoft Excel skills is a plus
  • SAP experience is a plus


Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  66339

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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