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Senior Finance Controller

Everything we do starts with people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.


We are recruiting a Senior Controller to the local controlling team in Charleston. The team consists of 5 people being responsible for total industrial operation of Americas including manufacturing, procurement, and supply chain management. As a team member you will work with a global network, ensure efficient processes, and support the industrial operation to meet its financial targets with proactive controlling. The position will include initial training in Sweden.

What you´ll do:
Your workdays will consist in continuously reporting, analyzing, and sharing insight of industrial operation’s financial state to Operations, Management, Group Controlling and Accounting. We connect key business drivers with financial outcomes and present in an easy-to-read way. You will mainly work with the procurement and supply chain area, consisting of both recurring activities and being part of our change journey of implementing new processes, and ways of working to support financial performance.  


You will be responsible for:

  • Analysis and presentation of actuals and KPIs
  • Drive short and long-term financial planning
  • Identifying opportunities to improve efficiency, control risks and reduce costs
  • Complete ad-hoc presentations and investigations on request
  • Ensure accurate financial data
  • Actively take part of financial digitalization journey
  • Drive financial and business acumen


The team is also responsible for Finance training for new leaders in Charleston.  Must be able to contribute and be an active trainer in these monthly occasions.


You and your skills:
In this role it’s important to have excellent analytical skills and ability to take own initiatives and develop the role. 

Must enjoy interacting with people cross-functionally and have solid experience of financial statements and reporting, including connecting cause and effect and being able to drive and communicate insights.  Committed to delivery and aligned with good prioritization skills for timely deliverables.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or equivalent required
  • Master’s degree in finance or equivalent preferred
  • High school degree or GED required
  • 5 - 8 years of controlling experience or related field
  • Proficient in in written and spoken English
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in Excel modeling and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of BI solutions and programing preferred

How to learn more and apply:
Does this sound like your next challenge?  We will start the recruitment process immediately. For questions regarding the position, please contact the Hiring Manager Hanna Nilsson, and for questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Recruiter Sarah Tighe, Please note that applications via email/mail will not be accepted.


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.

Ridgeville, SC, US, 29472

Job requisition ID:  69114

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

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