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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to join our stellar/bold/passionate finance team in Stockholm.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

Reporting to the Director of Finance / CFO, the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager works closely with senior management to increase a company’s efficiency, profitability and visibility of cashflow by assisting with the formulation of both the medium and long-term financial plan.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The FP&A Manager has a wide range of duties that support in planning and monitoring the financial direction of the company and include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the leadership team to formulate the business's medium to long term financial and strategic plan as well as work with Business Unit heads to build their annual budgets and forecasts
  • Producing models to project long term growth and determine the impacting business factors and analysing financial and operational results to better understand company performance and cashflow requirements
  • Utilising BI tools to delivery meaningful insights into business performance
  • Ensure budgets are aligned and input to the ERP system for efficient automated follow up
  • Communicate to senior management the reasons behind the product/department performance and results
  • Working with the Business Controllers, provide detailed analysis and commentary on cost centre results
  • Reviewing operations and recommending new productivity or cost saving initiatives

  • Preparing business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions as well as reviewing existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts

  • Evaluating previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets

  • Communicating results and recommendations to senior management for improvements that will lead to cost reduction, revenue generation and streamlining operations

·Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant analytical experience
  • Significant analytical skillset, including the utilisation of BI and reporting tools
  • Strong quantative abilities and able to solve complex problems
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Ability to challenge assumptions in a robust and consultative manner
  • Advanced computer software skills, including writing macros in Excel and other accounting packages
  • Professional qualification a benefit

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving 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 our Gdansk facility 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 battery 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 difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

James Rutland | Hiring Manager

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