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Financial Controller - Poland

  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk

About Northvolt Poland:

Northvolt Poland (Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden) is the facility to build battery modules and energy storage systems solutions located in Gdańsk, Poland. It consists a state-of-the-art production facility and R&D center. Gdansk is home to a cluster for the electromechanical industry and it has proximity to a strong supply chain ecosystem, labor markets and end-customers in continental Europe. As of spring 2019, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden has entered production and is ramped up to 10,000 modules/year. The capacity will be expanded gradually over the following years as Northvolt ramps up its production of battery cells in Sweden.

The position:
We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial accounting, including corporate , statutory/regulatory and consolidated reporting as well as finance management of high Capex investment projects. You will also work closely with the finance team in Stockholm to produce and develop management reporting required by the business, to help drive overall performance. Joining Northvolt you will find a lot of development opportunities in a fast scaling business unit and above all - you will contribute to transformation to a carbon free society.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the projects budgets and financial forecasts as well as reporting variances

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and working with the business controllers - cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition

  • Assistance in the creation of a strategic financial plans

  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting and liaison with the auditors

  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance as required

  • Manage the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process

  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting and consolidation

  • Manage and comply with reporting requirements and tax filings

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

  • Development of the ERP system to optimize and automate processes where possible

  • Act as a point of contact with the external auditors

  • Additional controller duties as necessary and with a keen attention to detail

  • To assist in recruiting and development of finance team as the organization grows.

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • MSc or BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience

  • Proven working experience as a financial controller and managing the reporting process

  • Advanced degree in accounting - professional qualification as advantage

  • Thorough knowledge of Polish and IFRS accounting principles

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is a plus

  • Experience with creating financial statements

  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process

  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

  • Experience of working with and developing ERP system is required and Microsoft Dynamics an advantage

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Highly organized and result-driven

  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations

  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Excellent time management

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

  • Ability to thrive in a in a fast-moving working environment that is constantly evolving

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Suite

  • Fluent English; Polish is advantage, but not required.

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.

Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.

Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.

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 Jeden, 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!


Tomasz Chrobak | Hiring Manager

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Northvolt Poland

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