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Accounts Payable Specialist - Polestar Americas

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Job Summary:

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 for Polestar 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 also lead 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?

  • Managing Purchase to Pay process (in line with global ways of working) for Polestar corporate entities in USA and Canada
  • Driving process harmonization, efficiency and improvements across both entities
  • Manage account payable aging analysis to ensure timely and accurate payments to suppliers
  • Analyse and investigate missing invoices that have not been posted and provide resolution to balance the intercompany reconciliation where Polestar entities are a trading party
  • Reconcile accounts payables balances against the general ledger
  • Process wire payments in collaboration with business functions in the entities and SSC in India and Cash & Bank Team in Spain.
  • Driving high KPI results invoices per FTE, payment on time and increasing electronic invoices’ share
  • Manage 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


System Competences

  • MS Office 365 applications
  • Proficient in SAP, Knowledge of automation tools (robotics and others) is a plus.


  • Company car via Volvo Employee Lease Program
  • Competitive 401 employer contribution
  • Medical insurance
  • Family bond (Paid parental leave of up to 24 weeks)


Volvo Car is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  63860

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

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