Direct reports and matrix reports to the above PositionDirect reports are not applicable to the position of Financial Mission/purpose of the JobIndividual Contributor: To work as a financial business partner with various manufacturing departments and business areas to control costs, set divisional targets and recommend actions that optimize financial performance. This position will prepare and analyze financial reports/statements, annual budgets, rolling forecasts and key process indicators. Accounting activities related to the monthly financial closing process. Scope Individual contributor: Financial Analyst: Responsible for cost control, month end closing journal entries, results analysis, business partner to select business area(s). InfluenceIndividual contributor: Financial Analyst: Authority to take decisions in accordance with AB Volvo's Authorization rules and Financial Policies and Procedures for the respective role. Key responsibilities/AccountabilitiesIndividual contributor:Partner and coach business teams in order to deliver superior financial performanceProvide financial guidance and analysis to generate positive financial resultsEmploy a continuous improvement mindset in creating improvement solutions within assigned business area(s) and Business Control.Take active role with departmental budgeting, monthly estimating and gap analysis between actual and planned resultsEnsure accurate and on time reporting in accordance with internal audit and financial policy guidelines.Collect data, perform analysis and report key performance indicators. Recognize patterns in data, information and events, draw logical conclusions, and make recommendations for actionInterface with Volvo financial community on financial mattersProvide financial expertise on projects and business casesPerform economic/financial research and analysis for use in the development of business strategies and tactics and in subsequent appraisal of resultsParticipate in global networksDepartment, Division or Global FunctionFulfilment of financial and operational KPI's for Business Control such as;Forecast accuracySavings generatedOn-time-deliveryBudget VarianceReturn on PPE investmentsCompliance with GAPDepartment, Division or Global FunctionIndividual contributor:Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Industrial Engineering or related fields; or an equivalent amount of experience in the industryMBA preferredCompetencies required, taken from the Volvo Leadership competencies (see competencies below)Preferred experience and knowledgeFinancial AnalystNecessary technical/functional/language skillsIndividual contributor and managerial position:As all documentation is in English, proficiency in the English language is requiredWorking knowledge of MS Office Excel applicationPlease note: Because of summer vacation shutdown communication may be delayed for this posting.