Offers “Volvo”

29 days agoVolvo

Business Financial Analyst

  • Greensboro, USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Transport is at the core of modern society. Imagine using your expertise to shape sustainable transport solutions for the future? If you seek to make a difference on a global scale, working with next-gen technologies and the sharpest collaborative teams, then we could be a perfect match. 

What you will do

As a Business Controller for the Volvo Group, you will play a part in our initiatives to lead the transformation of our company, the transport industry and society at large. You will partner with global business functions on a local and global level to achieve finance objectives. This will include:

·  Ensuring a timely monthly closing (including journal entries, sundry invoicing and accruals).
·  Working proactively with Forecast / Budgeting in support of direction setting and needed actions to reach set targets.
·  Securing the Investments process for CAPEX, planning, approval, follow up and quality assure business decision material.
·  Performing payment plan & Project/Stream Cost analysis.  Analysis to be assessed and updated in support of the business decisions in committees and councils.
·  Ensuring financial processes & procedures are being adhered to in terms of proactive assessment, evaluation of key controls and audit support, including issue resolution.
·  Participating as part of the functional management team, driving team understanding of financial impacts from decisions and directions taken.
·  Managing the financial aspects of the project portfolio.
·  Balancing local and global resource needs. 
·  Developing key reports using various tools including Power BI/
·  Performing ad hoc analysis, as needed.


The Business Controller reports to the NA Manager Project & Business Control. 


Your future team

Our team, Controlling & Product Finance, is an important function within the Volvo Group Trucks Technology organization. Our mission is to secure long-term profitability within the truck division. We are a high performing finance team based in Greensboro, NC and Hagerstown, MD. Our scope includes business controlling, project controlling and finance project management. 

Who are you?

Do you dream big? We do too, and we are excited to grow together. In this role, you will bring: 


Competencies & Skills

·  Financial Acumen:  interpret and apply understanding of key indicators to improve financial decisions.
·  Excellent Communication Skills:  develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
·  Effective Collaborator:  ability to build business critical partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
·  Strong Planning and Aligning Capabilities:  plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.


Personal Attributes

·  Action Oriented and Proactive Mindset:  take on and seek new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm. 
·  Trustworthiness:  able to gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity.
·  Confidence: have a belief in the ability to influence a positive outcome.
·  Curiosity:  tackle problems in a novel way, see patterns in complex information and pursue deep understanding.  
·  Optimistic:  think in terms of opportunities instead of barriers.
·  Adaptability:  comfortable with unanticipated changes of direction or approach.


Education, work experience and other knowledge

·  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration or Accounting
·  Master’s degree in Business, Finance or similar field of study is preferred.
·  3-5+ years of experience in business or finance controlling.
·  Trucking/transportation industry experience is a plus.
·  IT proficient:  good knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP R/3.   
·  Good understanding of AB Volvo financial reporting processes and systems is a plus. 
·  Fluent in English, written and spoken. 

What’s in it for you?

We offer a solid package of compensation and benefits, plus you will enjoy:  

·  An organization the prioritizes employee's health and well-being.
·  Working in an empowered team solving complex challenges.
·  Opportunity to work with new technologies such as automation, electromobility, and connectivity.
·  Competency development through the Volvo Engineering Career Path. 
·  Modern workspaces that allow agility and collaboration.
·  Onsite facilities and activities that make everyday life easier including a cafeteria, chair massages, fitness center and fitness classes.

Ready for the next move?

If you are interested in joining our team, apply today! We look forward to meeting you. 

We value your data privacy and therefore do not accept applications via mail. 


Who we are and what we believe in 
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.


Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group . Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities. 


Group Trucks Technology are seeking talents to help design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of our team, you’ll help us by engineering exciting next-gen technologies and contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. Join our design shift that leaves society in good shape for the next generation.

Job Category:  Finance

Organization:  Group Trucks Technology

Travel Required:  Occasional Travel

Requisition ID:  10879

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