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Direct material flow process lead

It's not about cars. It's about 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.


Direct material flow process lead


Job Summary:        


As part of our finance team in Charleston you will be working with both business and finance to create a new part of the Finance community in parallel to the development of our new plant. You will work in 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.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive the implementation of process improvements with regards to the direct material flow through the finance systems.
  • Drive the transfer of applicable work in the processes to internal and external outsourcing partners.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day and monthly period end direct material flow related activities.
  • Follow-up on inquiries and work with applicable internal and external stakeholders for swift resolution.
  • Provide guidelines, financial information and training to non-finance parts of the organization.


Job Specifications:


  • University degree in Finance or equivalent.
  • 3 years of work experience in relevant accounting areas.
  • Ability to take own initiatives to further develop the role and processes.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team.
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Excel skills
  • Computer literate and SAP user experience preferred
  • Position will require occasional travel, both domestic and overseas



  • Positive attitude, proactive, flexible and willingness to drive change and best practice
  • Process oriented, structured and logical in approach
  • Ability to plan and prioritize while committed to delivering in time and with right quality
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • High integrity
  • Service-minded and curious
  • Ability to interact cross-functionally and to act in a multi-cultural environment


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice


Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Summerville, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  20761

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

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