Finance Analyst – Cost of Quality (m/f)

03 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Finance Analyst - Cost of Quality (m/f)
Job Reference #2709613

Essential Responsibilities

As Cost of Quality Finance Analyst, your mission will be to provide financial oversight and drive initiatives for Cost of Quality across all Distributed Power Product Lines and Services. You will own key metrics and lead financial planning and forecasting of quality cost. The priorities of the role include providing analytics to financial trends, identifying process deficiencies and driving continuous improvement to simplify deliverables and contribute to the overall business strategy while collaborating with the operations team across Services, Technology, and Product Line Management. Cost of Quality is one of the highest priorities for the business, and this role will provide you to frequent exposure to Senior Leadership team.
In particular you will:

  • Act as the Finance & Risk Leader of Distributed Power Cost of Quality (CoQ)
  • Drive CoQ controllership & risk management ensuring consistency & best practice sharing
  • Partner with cross-functional business team to ensure closure of projects, customer responsiveness and continuous process improvements, and ensure coordination with Engineering, Product Line, & supply chain
  • Own the overall DP CoQ financial reporting and drive development of key metrics that help cost reduction
  • Own COQ business planning cycles (operating plans, blue prints) and closing cycles
  • Provide CoQ insights to product lines profitability reviews with the board
  • Represent Finance in quality related reviews (Continuous improvement, Reliability Board)


    • Bachelor or Master degree in Finance/Business Administration or equivalent
    • Significant progressive finance experience, preferable in a complex environment

    According to Austrian law job postings need to include the minimum salary for a position. For this position the minimum salary based on the collective agreement is EURO 3.053,78 gross monthly. Please note that this is the very minimum salary and will most likely be higher. The effective salary is based on the candidate's Qualification and Experience and will be negotiated accordingly.

    Desired Characteristics

    • For GE candidates: Financial Management program (FMP) graduate
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and economic modeling skills
    • Ability to work with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization and managing multiple priorities
    • Fluency in English (verbal and in writing)
    • Strong interpersonal, facilitation & influencing skills
      • Self-motivated, team player with high energy and positive attitude
    • PC proficiency with strong skills in Oracle/ SAP and Excel
    • Project management skills