Business Controller,Turkey

Istanbul, Balikesir
29 Sep 2016
23 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to be part of the Vestas Finance organization and sit in the core of one of the most dynamic and innovative companies in the renewal energy sector globally? Vestas Turkey Finance is staffing up, and we are therefore looking for a Business Controller to join the team.

Vestas Mediterranean (MED) is an independent Sales Business Unit (SBU) within Vestas Wind Systems A/S, covering markets in the Mediterranean region, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Northwest Africa. Vestas MED is responsible for developing these markets in terms of sales, project installation, and customer service.
The Finance department, reporting to Vestas Mediterranean plays an important part in the current growth strategies of the company globally. Vestas Turkey Finance department in Istanbul is responsible for financial business support , overall accounting, financial control, internal and external reporting, budgeting, forecasting, responsible for hard close and year-end close audit and responsible for financial processes and compliance to Vestas Financial Guidelines and the correct use of Vestas financial systems.

In order to strengthen our Finance team in Turkey Hub, we are looking for a Business Controller. The location of this role is in Turkey, Istanbul.

  • Support the development of strategy and execution within Business Unit (Sales and Construction)
  • Support the development of BU Strategy, including KPIs/PPIs, evaluation of scenarios and on-going follow-up
  • Assist Head of Finance on Sales contracts and negotiations to support BU.
  • Responsible from data quality to ensure accurate cash flow reporting and explain the deviations between budget/forecast/actuals
  • Management of the cash inflows and outflows
  • To provide and follow up the necessary documentation for the execution of the payment securities
  • Provides regular reports for the foreign currency exposure
  • Provides regular reports, reflecting the current and future state of the Sales or Construction business
  • Ensures timely and accurate reporting of the Project P&L and related balance sheet accounts in accordance with Company guidelines.
  • Provide clear, up-to-date and relevant management information
  • Play an active role in internal/external audit processes.
  • University degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience from a similar role e.g. controlling or performance management, cash flow reporting
  • Solid financial skills and understand P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.
  • Good knowledge of local legislation and IFRS
  • Fluent in spoken and written Turkish and English
  • Strong skills in MS Office (especially excel).
Desirable qualifications
  • SAP knowledge will be desirable
  • Very good business understanding, i.e. sales, projects, and supply chain
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Good Stakeholder management - internal and external
  • Great accuracy and detail orientation
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build constructive relations with other functions manage stakeholders deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Focused

What we offer
We offer a challenging job with excellent opportunities for vocational and personal development at the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer. You will become part of a highly professional environment in a strongly expanding industry.

Additional information
Work location will be Istanbul, Turkey.
Vestas is a company that offers equal opportunities and seeks employees who want to work in a multicultural environment and are teamwork oriented.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.