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Senior Accountant - Americas Region

Want to join us on our exciting journey?

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 make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.

 

Let's create change together! 
Nothing beats being part of positive change. We’re on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in Finance.

 

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!

This role will be responsible for supporting the accounting and reporting responsibilities within the Americas Region. The primary responsibilities of this role will focus on accounting for cars sold with repurchase arrangements, residual value guarantees, company cars accounting, cars sold to rental companies and new business arrangements which require accounting assessments and recording. Additionally, this role will act as a support to our shared service centres and operations when it comes to accounting for fixed assets, leases and inventory. This individual will ensure accounting transactions are aligned with Corporate Governance to safeguard the integrity in our financials. This role is vital lead in areas of responsibility for close cooperation with other Finance colleagues both at our Americas center in NJ, our Shared Service Center in India, our Global Accounting Center in Spain, as well as functions at the headquarters in Sweden.

 

What you’ll do?

Main responsibilities:

•    Ensure all journal entries are processed and drive the month end closing/reporting activities within assigned area of responsibility
•    Execute financial reporting into a global system for group consolation purposes as it relates to relevant areas
•    Perform account reconciliations and relevant control activities to secure complete and accurate financials
•    Investigation and analysis of accounting discrepancies and interact with the required department to resolve them.
•    Provide accounting expertise to the organisation as it relates to new business setups, review of actuals, and the impacts of transactions
•    Lead different projects in the areas of responsibility to develop new business setups and knowledge
•    Support the continuous development and harmonization of processes to maximize accuracy and efficiency for assigned areas of responsibility
•    Interface with external auditors and other consultants as necessary

•    Monitor changes in IFRS, local US GAAP and Group Accounting Policies as they relate to assigned area of responsibility
•    Early in adapting & applying latest technology available to automate finance & accounting activities


Who are we looking for?

•    University degree in Accounting or equivalent with approximately 5 years of relevant experience from international organizations
•    Exceptional abilities that make you special than the rest, high drive to lead positive change 
•    Excellent knowledge of Finance processes and policies and full ability of applying these in daily operations
•    Ability to work and be comfortable in a dynamic environment under continuous development 
•    Proactive with great interpersonal skills and communicate in a clear and direct way, drive results while building trust and relations within the organization
•    Tech-savvy, energetic with Can-Do mind-set and eager to lead
•    Fluent in English, verbally and written. 

 

System Competences
•    MS Office 365 applications, SAP experience is a plus.
•    Knowledge of automation tools (robotics and others) is preferred.

 

Benefits:
•    Competitive base salary with performance-based company bonus
•    Culture where Diversity & Inclusion is at the core and gets celebrated
•    Volvo Employee Lease Program
•    Competitive 401 employer contribution
•    Medical insurance
•    Family bond (Paid parental leave of upto 24 weeks)
•    Flexible work location (Onsite & Remote)
•    Free office gym
 
 

 

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.

Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  60150

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