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Chief Accountant - Poland

  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk

In order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market, we are establishing a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions in Gdansk, Poland.

As a Chief Accountant you will oversee the entire accounting operations process, with the laser focus on public grants/funds control, reconciliation and settlement. You will closely overseas and cooperate with Northvolt Poland managers of individual departments as well as Northvolt Stockholm battery system division.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing entire accounting operations, including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Cost Accounting, Inventory, Fixed Assets, Cash Management and Taxes.

  • Supervision and control over the correct financial settlement of Public Grants/Funds.

  • Preparation of the accounting model and ERP system for accounting related to subsidies and grants.

  • Responsibility for correct and timely tax settlements, preparing tax returns and maintaining proper tax and public insurance records and documentation.

  • Supervision over the recording of economic operations in accordance with the balance sheet, Accounting Act, tax regulations and international accounting standards.

  • Preparation of financial statements of the company (monthly, quarterly and annual) and monthly reporting of the company’s results.

  • Creating and implementing internal accounting and finance policies and procedures in line with international standards.

  • Working closely with the Controlling Department, Business and Head of Finance.

  • Cooperation and supporting other countries’ business units with regard to accounting process.

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of ERP systems.

  • Drawing up statistical and other reports required by law (Central Statistical Office, National Polish Bank etc.).

  • Preparation of analyses and reports for internal needs of the company.

  • Facilitating the auditing process and liaising with external auditors. (incl. Tax Office, Social Security).

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Experience with Public Grants/Founds settlements and control.
  • Proven successful track as Finance/Accounting expert and acting Chief Accountant
  • Working in manufacturing environment - directly or indirectly (SSC/BPO)
  • Strong attention to details, problem solving mindset
  • High sense of responsibility, positive and proactive attitude
  • Very good teamwork and communication skills with the ability to operate in dynamic international environment
  • Experience with ERP systems, knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 will be a strong asset.
  • Practical knowledge of the provisions of the Accounting Act, tax regulations and international accounting standards.
  • ACCA/CIMA would be a plus.
  • MS Office suite, with proficiency in Excel
  • Very good command of English and Polish

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 | Contact Person

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