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Financial Analyst

You want to make a difference. So do we.

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of making an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.

 

Volvo Summary: 

Volvo’s mission is to be the world’s most progressive and desired premium car company and to make people’s lives less complicated. Here at Volvo we are looking for individuals that want to be a part of this progressive change as well as be talented, committed and fun spirited when joining our globally diversified workforce. Employees at Volvo Car Inc. are the key component to our current and future success. We still continue to follow the initial core values instilled by our founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson (Gothenburg, Sweden Circa 1927). Everything we do here at Volvo starts with people in mind. We are looking for employees who are analytical, interpersonal, technical and teamwork driven to join the Volvo family and by providing our employees with a foundation for success we can help develop the latest and greatest innovations to the car manufacturing market.

 

Overview:

The Financial Analyst, Quality & Customer Service supports the Business Controller Quality & Customer Service with the financial management and control of various warranty and quality budgets for the Americas and supports the Customer Service organization in order to drive profitable growth.  This function will assist with target setting, accurate financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and ensuring proper accounting.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support financial governance and monitoring of all aspects of Quality and Warranty operations throughout the Americas Region.
  • Help forecast and track the performance of all warranty and extended warranty programs for Volvo Car USA, as well as all goodwill and after warranty assistance programs.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting for Americas Warranty and Quality activities and Customer Service operations for fixed cost management (all departments and cost centers).
  • Support the development and tracking of business cases and strategies affecting Warranty/Quality and Customer Service operations
  • Support reserve analysis on warranty and certified pre-owned cost provisions while working closely with VCC and factory teams to understand the development of warranty assumptions by platform and carline
  • Analysis on Goodwill, buyback, and trade assists.
  • Support all periodic financial reporting for the VCUSA Customer service business including monthly performance reporting with a bottom-line focus for CS operations.
  • Monitor CS daily and monthly actuals performance against budget and forecast to provide timely guidance to VCUSA, VCC, and Customer Service management.
  • Provide VME tracking and analysis to optimize CS discount investment
  • Assist in development of revenue, cost of sales, and margin analysis
  • Prepare relevant monthly GL account reconciliation in accordance with defined VCC processes
  • Support Facilities Management with monthly accruals and General Ledger closing guidance
  • Provide parts logistics group with data and analysis to support profitable growth of overall CS business

 

Competencies, experiences & skills:

  • Knowledge of financial analysis, forecasting, and reporting supported by undergraduate degree in finance or accounting with 2+ years of related experience
  • Interest in the US automotive business and products
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines with accuracy and efficiency
  • PC proficiency with expertise in MS Excel and PowerPoint, experience with SAP preferred
  • General accounting knowledge

 

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:  33147


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

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