Volvo Group Accounting Manager in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the accounting records and their accuracy within a legal entity

  • To provide both internal and external parties with meaningful, accurate, and timely legal entity financial information and ensure that the books are closed in a timely manner and according to the required quality standard set by the owners of the Finance processes

  • To ensure completion of all statutory and compliance reporting for the legal entity that he/she represent. To ensure compliance with tax regulations

  • Be updated with all the latest changes in accounting policies and reporting requirements, and make sure these are implemented in the legal entity reporting

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivery of the complete financial statement for the legal entity in the consolidation system BCS. The delivery should be aligned with relevant chapters of FPP and other guidelines (including local GAAP) for financial reporting

  • Take lead to coordinate and drive the delivery team for the legal entity including other local and remote ACC resources, Group Finance resources, and business stakeholders

  • Drive daily control and monitoring within all relevant accounting processes. Work closely with businesses to fully understand the flows of transactions into the balance sheet to ensure that there are no material mis-statements

  • Ensure completion of all statutory and compliance reporting for the legal entity

  • Ensure that the Disclosure Checklist, or similar tool/checklist, is completed

  • Consolidate, report, and deliver monthly and annual closings of the legal entity results

  • Coordinate and facilitate audits (excl. custom audits) for the legal entity, or for a specific Div/BA

  • Ensure compliance with internal control objectives, local GAAP’s, and Financial Policies and Procedures

  • Manage the monthly end closing process, business consolidation system reporting and preparation for annual audit

  • Support the different stakeholders throughout the entire closing process – not only within your own function / organization

  • Prepare liquidity forecast and transfer pricing

Key Skills

  • Functional leadership. Experience of managing teams with a range of capabilities

  • Partner and customer focus. Team player, able to work with colleagues across the organization

  • Continuous improvement/action oriented. A "hands on" approach and the ability and desire to "dig in" if needed. A positive 'can do' approach

  • A strong working knowledge of all activities within the transactional accounting and closing processes

  • Demonstrated up to date technical financial reporting knowledge including in-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and understanding of local GAAPs (FPP, IFRS) (financial and accounting acumen)

  • Experience of owning and producing statutory financial statements

  • Strong finance system skills

  • Strong working knowledge of the business processes and how they contribute and impact the financial results (business acumen)

  • Exceptional written and oral presentation skills, with the ability to deliver clear, concise, accurate materials and messages; using appropriate language tailored to the needs of the audience (communication)

Leadership Competencies

  • Ability to identify priorities, processes, and practical actions that are necessary to achieve objectives (priority setting)

  • Provides information required by others in a concise, direct, and unambiguous way; strives to ensure communications are received and clearly understood as intended (informing)

  • Earns others trust and respect through consistent honest and professionalism in all interactions (integrity and trust)

  • Demonstrates sincere positive attitude toward getting things done and seeks out additional responsibilities that may go beyond the scope of their formal job description (drive for results)

  • Self-starter and will take the lead in improving or enhancing the ways of working; demonstrating a positive attitude of getting things done and goes beyond their formal job description (action oriented)

  • Manages multiple responsibilities, develops detailed actions, accountabilities, time frames, contingencies (planning)

Education/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or Business

  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience gained in accounting area in an independent position

  • Preferably experience accounting in Volvo Group

  • Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite and SAP

  • MBA/CPA is a plus

Additional Important Requirements

  • Fluent English, both verbal and written

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong business sense

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Construction Equipment , one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran