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Expert Accountant - Finance

Who we are

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

We are now building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory in Gothenburg that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) – thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.


A key role in our growing finance team
We are now looking for an Expert Accountant to join our finance team at Lindholmen in Gothenburg. Joining us at this critical moment, you will play a key role in the finance team and in helping us develop our future finance organization, act as a speaking partner on matters related to accounting and reporting and establishing foundational frameworks and best practices from scratch.

We’re on a rapid growth trajectory and having just started, we’re all hands-on-deck to manage the finance needs of complex, capital intense manufacturing business. Whilst we’re looking for an Expert level accountant to help us grow, you will initially be responsible for managing daily accounting activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, journal entries, account reconciliations, salary and tax activities and other day-to-day accounting activities.

You will similarly be responsible for project and CAPEX accounting, fixed assets and involved in the month-end closing process including, monthly, quarterly and year financial closing. You will also be a part of preparing both legal financial statements in accordance with Swedish GAAP (K3) and group financial statements in accordance with IFRS requirements.****


Your skills and expertise
You have an academic degree within Finance or Accounting with extended accounting and consolidation experience, and still a genuine interest in the field. You are experienced working with complex accounting questions in accordance with Swedish GAAP and IFRS. If you have experience working in Dynamics D365 F&O it would be advantageous.

Personal qualities such as high integrity and the ability to uphold standards of professionalism and confidentiality are highly valued. Flexibility and the ability to handle short notice situations and the ability to take the initiative in ambiguous circumstances will be important to your success. Since you will be member of a team and a key contact person, working well with others is a key factor. Business language within the NOVO Energy is English.

What’s in it for you?
Few industries offer as great opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector, but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

Joining us at this exciting stage means you will have the opportunity to truly make a mark, help structure and develop our finance organisation from scratch and establish yourself as a trusted partner in a major industrial development.

Work with great people

Josefine
Engineer, R&D
"Working here, you get to wear many different hats and try new things each week. It’s very much a start-up culture but with the resources of a multinational company!"
Claes
Senior Program Manager
"Everyone working in this joint venture are genuinely passionate about our bold mission & have a clear sense of purpose. When you work with people like that - every challenge turns into an opportunity."
Martin
Senior Software Engineer
"I get to work in a promising industry but also with the most innovative technologies. The old- fashioned image of a heavy industry does not apply. This is industry 4.0 (or 5.0) it is quite high-tech!"

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

Patrik Ahlbom | Contact Person

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NOVO Energy

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