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Team Lead Accounting

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Team Lead Accounting

We are looking for a senior Accountant to work as a Team Lead. Together with us, you can enhance your own professional skills, develop yourself, grow and drive change together with committed people.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

In Group Accounting you are part of a team of currently eight colleagues. The Group Accounting team is responsible for the consolidation of global financial reporting and for providing financial data on consolidated level for Polestar Group to ensure timely, accurate and uniform data to internal and external parties. As Senior Accounting Manager you will cooperate with colleagues in other business units worldwide as you will do financial accounting and reporting for a large Swedish key entity in the Polestar Group. You will be teaming up with two colleagues to secure the accurate and timely closings and reporting and you will be involved in the development of Polestars future finance and be a good advisor and speaking partner on matters related to accounting and reporting.

Together with us, you can enhance your own professional skills, develop yourself, grow and drive change together with committed people. We are in an exciting transformation process where you have the opportunity to contribute and make your mark – come and create this new future together with us!

Working in the Group Accounting department gives you a big opportunity to a wide circle of contacts within the Polestar Group, working globally and cross-functionally, as well as getting a comprehensive view of the financial activities within the group. You will also work with the core business of the company and combine the accounting with the operational view of the business.

This position is located at our HQ, in Gothenburg. 


What you'll do

  • Preparation and coordination of monthly, quarterly and yearly financial closings in SAP
  • Reporting in consolidation system AARO
  • Preparation and review of account reconciliations
  • Improve efficiency in monthly closing process
  • Review and analyse monthly financial reporting
  • Preparation of Annual Report
  • Key person in implementation of future finance accounting tools
  • Extensive contact with subsidiaries and shared service center’s
  • Legislated reporting to authorities
  • Treasury accounting
  • And other tasks and projects being typical in an accounting department



Who you are

To be a great fit for this position we believe you have:

  • Experience from coaching and take a leading/coordinating role in the team
  • Approximately 10+ years relevant experience from similar tasks at an Accounting Department
  • Strong skills in Swedish GAAP, K3 accounting
  • Experience of IFRS accounting
  • Good skills in Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experienced user of Finance Systems
  • User experience in SAP ECC and SAP S/4 and consolidation tool AARO is an additional bonus
  • You may have previously worked either at subsidiary level or at group level.
  • University degree in Finance or equivalent relevant education
  • Working in a listed company is a merit

On a personal level we believe you are a strong and proactive team player who has good communications skills. Having a holistic mindset and good analytical skills are also key factors in this role. You present a flexible attitude and are able to embrace changes and possess the ability to work proactively in a changing environment. Further, you are motivated by working independently as well as in teams and being able to contribute on our exciting journey ahead. Since Polestar’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.

    At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. To succeed in this role, Swedish language is a strong merit.

      

    People at Polestar

    We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

    We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.

     

    Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

    Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

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    Technical Product Communication

    We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar, with deep understanding and commitment for premium products within a fast-paced organization!

    Product and Programs
    Gothenburg, Sweden
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