Accounting Manager

Greensboro, NC

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

Volvo Financial Services is the finance arm of the Volvo Group. The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drives systems for marine and industrial applications, and is the world's leading producer of heavy-diesel engines. Volvo Financial Services provides a full range of financial services for the construction equipment, truck and bus industries. 

 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of the Accounting team, including transaction approvals and other functions, in accordance with IFRS, VFS Finance policies and the AB Volvo Financial Policies and Procedures. 
  • Review and approve reconciliations to ensure accuracy and timeliness in resolution of open items. 
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to the business to assist others in understanding the impact of accounting changes.
  • Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of accounting professionals to ensure accounting activities are completed accurately and on time. 
  • Administration of the general ledger system, financial reporting systems, and other financial software applications to ensure accuracy and appropriate controls are maintained. 
  • Provide direction in the continuous enhancement of integrated financial reporting systems. 
  • Monitor reporting timeliness and quality of Accounting team and implement corrective activities as needed.
  • Prepare, analyze and/or present financial and non-financial reports to management and the parent company on both an ad hoc and regularly scheduled basis. 
  • Assist in the development of VFS financial policies, procedures and control measures to ensure that all transactions are properly controlled, tracked and reported in accordance with Volvo and VFS Financial Policies and Procedures and International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Provide training and guidance in accounting and financial reporting in accordance with IFRS, the FPP and VFS global policies as needed.
  • Drive projects and initiatives to increase efficiency and digitalize processes
  • Promote and enhance sharing of best practices between US and VFS markets to ensure continual improvement.
  • Complete ad hoc activities requested by VP US Finance, Accounting Director, or other VFS US functions.

 

Your future team

In VFS, we demonstrate a clear vision to continue Transforming Together, a global mindset and a proven track record of successfully developing people, teams, culture, and leadership. 


In many of our markets, VFS has won the Great Place To Work award, where Great Work is done. By interacting with each other as an on-site business, we build relationships, which allow us to work together more efficiently and form stronger bonds with our colleagues and customers. This position is located in Greensboro, NC, USA.

 

Who are you?

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


Education and Experience Required

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • 10+ years progressive experience in accounting or financial reporting preferably in the financial services industry


Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Solid working knowledge of IFRS accounting principles and financial information systems.
  • Sound business judgment and decision making abilities
  • Proficiency with MS Office, with advanced knowledge in Excel. Experience with reporting software packages is beneficial.
  • Innovative problem solving, research and analytical skills
  • Strong evidence of personal initiative and outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and focus on quality
  • Ability and desire to work within and in support of a team environment
  • The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of the financial services industry within a large multi-national corporation. English is essential. 
  • The position will give the opportunity to build solid experience within Financial Services, and is intended to serve as a platform for career advancement within Volvo Financial Services and the Volvo Group. 
  • Occasional travel is required. 


What’s in it for you?

We are pleased to offer a solid package of compensation and benefits. You will enjoy: 

  • Competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO
  • Tax deferred retirement plans, varied by business; 401(K) with company match
  • Global organization with expansive career growth opportunities
  • Volvo Group University for professional and personal development
  • Workplace health/wellness and reimbursement programs
  • On-campus fitness center and café
  • Avid approach to Sustainability
  • Culture with a passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for all
  • We also offer an array of additional benefits and programs that make today’s challenging reality of combining work and personal life easier. We will gladly share this information and more at any time during the interviewing process or as part of your offer letter.

 

Ready for the next move?

If you want to make a real impact in your career, Volvo Financial Services is where you want to be. We look forward to meeting you. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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. 

 

At Volvo Financial Services, we are working together to shape the world we want to live in. As the captive finance arm of the Volvo Group, VFS provides financial services and solutions that meet the needs of our customers’ evolving business. Through our dedication to innovation, we support society in its adoption of sustainable transport and equipment solutions. VFS is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA and serves Volvo Group customers and dealers in more than 50 markets.

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