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Accounting Manager, Canada & Mexico

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This role will be responsible for accounting and reporting responsibilities within the Americas Region. The role will have an overall responsibility for one or several entities and will also be the main contact towards the business and global accounting and finance functions. This individual will be required to be able to set the structure for how the Cluster Accounting Team, Global Accounting Centre and the Front Office should work together in line with the Global ways of working. Additionally, this role will be responsible for technical and transactional system implementation and support and be able to tie together the business perspective and needs with ensuring that accounting transactions align with Corporate Governance to ensure integrity in our financials. The individual also has to drive projects independently in close connection to the business and global teams within Finance.



  • Overall responsible for accounting activity and transactions for all areas within an entity, including those performed by shared service centres located in various other countries.
  • Provide accounting expertise and “act as a consultant” to the organisation as it relates to new business setups, review of actuals, and the impacts of transactions.
  • Responsible for implementation, development, and harmonisation of the accounting processes in-line with Global expectations to ensure business and financial integrity.
  • Develop processes around and perform preparation of journal vouchers and account reconciliations that require significant accounting judgements and estimates and ensure judgements and estimates comply with the relevant accounting standards.
  • Investigation and analysis of accounting discrepancies and interaction with the required department to resolve them. This includes collaboration with departments both globally and locally and an ability to develop colleagues accounting knowledge.
  • Being a functional leader and also have potential and interest for the future management of people.
  • Responsible for month-end close process
  • Continuous development of SAP and HyperionFM tools to better manage the business
  • Interface directly with external auditors and other consultants
  • Report out to senior management at minimum on a monthly basis including supporting with ad-hoc accounting analysis.
  • Responsible for monitoring changes in the local GAAP of the entities within responsibility


  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance required - CPA or MBA a plus
  • 5-7 years of previous accounting or relevant finance experience required – public accounting experience a plus
  • Experience includes analysis of complex generally accepted accounting principles and IFRS with application to real-world transactions in a fast-paced environment and demonstrated maturity in business judgment.
  • Experience with Current/Deferred Taxes and VAT preferred
  • Prior financial reporting experience a plus.
  • Must be able to work independently while remaining a team player.
  • Strong computer skills – preferably MS Excel and SAP






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.

Rockleigh, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  48993

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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