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Head of Shared Service Centre

  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk

We are looking for a experienced and driven Financial Shared Services expert to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent Finance team and will be based in one of our Northvolt locations - dependent upon the right applicant. By joining us, you will take the lead in establishing our Financial Shared Services to deliver key operations and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About The Job __
As Northvolt grows its footprint, we need to ensure our processes and financial activities are delivered in an optimized way and believe that establishing a Financial Shared Service Centre is key driver to deliver the financial operations efficiently. You will be a key member of the Finance Team and important part of delivering key financial process functions to the organisation.

About The Team __
You have the opportunity to build your team and build upon the competencies and processes already in place whilst driving them forward with increased process efficiency along with a keen eye on how to utilise the very best in IT technology solutions.

Key Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Establish and build the teams of the Financial SS functions starting with AP and AR and seek to expand the activities overtime.
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations of the unit, ensuring that all procedures are followed and KPIs reached. This involves establishing priorities and creating schedules of main activities, monitoring regularly to identify problem areas and reporting on risks, key performance indicators and proposed corrective action
  • Standardize overall process of improvements and measure cost effectiveness while driving automation of routine tasks and fostering innovating business environment
  • Conduct financial reporting based on SLA, KPI
  • Keeping discipline in the process with ability to flexible adaptation and supporting resolution of any new issues which may occur

Describe Personal Success Factors __
The person we are looking for is a driven, caring and structured people manager. You are an expert and experienced in your field and thrive by building exceptional teams and leading towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility and cooperation, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges and own them to deliver on excellent outcomes, grit and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is asap.

We Believe That You Have

  • A degree in Finance and Accounting/MSc or MBA/Relevant University Degree
  • 8-10+ years working experience in Managing a Shared Service functions or leading a large finance organisation
  • Excellent English written and oral skills

Bonus Points For

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages (Swedish, Polish)
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA or other professional accounting qualification is a plus.

Work with great people


Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs in Västerås, as well as Northvolt Battery Systems Dwa, in Gdansk, for production of battery systems. We are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced manufacturing experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Diana Mazurkiewicz | Contact Person

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