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CAPEX Project Controller

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Skellefteå
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Skellefteå
  • On-site

We are looking for an experienced CAPEX Project Controller to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing our gigafactory in Skellefteå and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

As a CAPEX Project Controller you will be an integral part of the finance team serving as the link between project management and financial oversight.

In the role you will work closely with Project Management in monitoring, analyzing, and controlling the project financials, ensuring that financial targets and project deliverables are aligned. You are responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, conducting budget and forecast analysis as well as reporting on financial performance, supporting the decision-making process in the project.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work together with other functions to develop and manage budget, ensuring alignment with project deliverables.
  • Monitor project expenses and analyze variances between actual and budgeted financial performance to provide insights and recommendations to optimize the financial outcome.
  • Work together with other functions to develop and manage forecasts, including changes, potential risks, and opportunities in the project.
  • Prepare financial reports, highlighting key metrics and performance indicators to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide financial insight and support to the strategic decision making in the project.
  • Continuously develop cost control processes, KPIs, and tools to ensure adherence to NV processes, financial guidelines, and regulations.
  • Participate in monthly closing by maintaining accurate financial records and providing information to ensure financial records reflect project deliverables.
  • Participate in audits by supporting with documentation and information on the project.

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, 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.

Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process.

Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or similar
  • 5+ years proven experience in CAPEX Project Control, Business control, Financial Analyst or similar
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent at problem solving
  • Proficient in financial and budget modeling
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy

Personal success factors:

  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Ability to work in a high-profile and often high-pressured international environment

Bonus points for:

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages (Swedish)
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program


  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable, sustainable, and high-quality cells and battery systems. Built to enable the future of energy.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make the world’s greenest batteries.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re looking for smart people from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun!

Dominika Praunspergrová | Contact Person

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