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Accountant - Global Front Office

As an Accountant in the Global Front Office in Madrid, you are part of the Global Delivery Organization, in itself part of the Global Finance Operations organization. The global Delivery organization is driving and delivering global efficient and harmonized processes in Purchase To Pay (PTP), Ordet To Cash(OTC), and General Accounts Receivable (GAR) accounting areas. The Global Front Office works with judgement-based activities.

The different teams in the Global Finance Operations are responsible for reporting and analyzing the actuals as well as reporting, consolidating, and analyzing forecasts and Business Plans for all financial information including profit, cash flow, balance sheet, investments, and cost control. The processes for this are developed in close cooperation with the Business controllers in the functions as well as with the Group Finance function.

As part of the One Finance Organization GFO you'll be part of a global team that drives business performance in order to realize the objectives set out in the Corporate Strategy. In cooperation with colleagues in other business units worldwide, One Finance provides financial expertise, business, controlling, and guidance.

The Global Front Office is now looking for an Accountant. Are you interested?


What's in it for you

In this role, you will secure that the Global Finance Operations applies correct accounting principles and complies with national and international laws and regulations. You will be responsible for the accuracy of reported financial figures. You need to ensure compliance with national and international laws and regulations. In addition to this, also ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and administrative guidelines.


The main purpose of the Accountant role is to coordinate, execute, implement and harmonize PTP processes and procedures within the Volvo Car Group.


What you'll do

In this role, you will be analyzing logistic processes that impacts directly in the issuing of SBI's or booking of paper invoices. You will be coordinating with different teams regarding the actions needed to solve self billing/paper invoices escalations and other cases. Furthermore, in this role there will be a focus on the self-billing onvoice process(on-boarding new suppliers, set up, fix issues related to SBI, and detect improvement areas in the process). You will be the interface and the point of contact between the Business Process Outsourcing delivery team(s) and the Care by Volvo organization. You will be following up on inquiries and performing timely escalation to applicable parties for a swift resolution. 


In addition to this, you will perform judgement based issue resolution of inquiries relating to the PTP process such as (but not limited to):

  • Analysis of overdue invoices

  • Management of supplier Inquiries

  • Approving invoice payment proposals

  • PTP period end activities

  • Analysis of KPIs

  • Account Reconciliation Review

  • Phone support for supplier calls

  • Deal with escalated tickets through the ticketing system


Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to manage projects in various areas. As well as monitoring rule-based activities performed by a Shared Service Center (SSC). 


In this role you will be responsible for the accuracy of reported financial figures. Ensuring compliance with national and internal laws and regulations. Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and administrative guidelines. 


Do you fit the profile?

We believe that you have a university degree in Finance or equivalent. We see that you have at least 3 years of experience in finance or a related field. In addition to this, we also see that you solid experience of PTP processes, especially in manufacturing companies. We see that you have accounting experience. For this role, you need to be fluent in English both verbally and written. As well as being experienced in SAP in MM/FI modules. 


You'll need to be a great communicator with great cooperation skills. We see that you have an ability to plan and prioritize with a flexible and positive mindset. You actively take part in projects, both big and small. You have high integrity regarding your work, great analytical skills, and an ability to meet deadlines. In addition to this, we believe that you are service minded and curious.


How do you learn more and apply

Does this sound like your next challenge? Please apply no later than the 11th of December with a personal letter and CV in English. Please note that due to GDPR we cannot accept application through E-mail. 


For more information about this role, please contact Hiring Manager, Carlos Javier Gracia Aparicio at If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter William Östling at



Who are we

The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo Car Group, our vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired premium car brand" by simplifying people's lives. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales, and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense, and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic, and respectful environment. We will support you to reach your full potential. Join us on this exciting journey into the future 

Madrid, ES

Job requisition ID:  59062

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