Controller, Business Perfomance, Construction

Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region
15 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a financial background and experience leading teams?, are a hands-on colleague and enjoy analyzing information? If you want to be part of a company leader in Eolic Energy contributing to fulfill our highest standards of quality and security send your application right now. This is a great opportunity for you!

Mediterranean Sales Unit is responsible of Latin America and Mediterranean areas. The goal is to develop such markets in sales, project execution, maintenance and customer service.
The Finance area works as a support for the whole areas developing, analyzing and giving the necessary information for the good advances on every project.

  • Responsible for day to day financial housekeeping with regards to projects and construction, and ensures quality and accuracy of data in SAP and take corrective action in a timely way.
  • Analyze financial but also technical and commercial data using pre- and post-calculation, trending, earned value and estimation methods to forecast revenue and costs estimates, and evaluate reasonableness for the former.
  • Actively engage with the construction team in establishing the initial budgets, including all relevant cost data and assumptions, technical data, commercial terms and risks from the pre-calculation phase, and in monitoring them throughout the project execution phase until project completion and handover to service.
  • Participate in regular project management meetings, conduct visits to the project site and participate in meetings with the customer as needed. Work directly with the customer for inquiries, such as cash flow, cost forecasts or man hours.
  • Strive to minimize project costs by identifying cost savings and prepare cost estimates for potential changes to project execution. Identify and monitor financial risks of any kind related to executing the project according to contract.
  • Prepare project cost evaluation reports and ensure feedback and lessons learned are applied to pre-calculation methodology on a regular basis for continued implementation of norms and benchmarking.
  • Make recommendations on improvements with regards to financial and operational KPIs and PPIs.
  • Weekly and monthly cost reports and forecasts (such as project post calculation, cost-to-complete, cash flow, site budget report, project evaluation), review of key project reports (inventory balance report, NCR report) and evaluate actual expenditure variances vs. previous periods, budgets and forecasts.
  • Key interface with Financial Controlling to provide timely and accurate financial data, documentation and input for commentary as needed with regards to audits and financial reporting.
  • Provide Budget and Forecasting Support
  • Support on Performance Reporting
  • Prepare routine and ad hoc financial analysis and cost control reports to Construction and Operations management (such as COO State-of-Affairs or monthly performance reports).
  • At least 3 years of experience as Controller, specifically working with project management (desirable on areas of energy, construction, manufacturing or similar)
  • Bachelor's Degree such as Accountant, Financial Administration or similar
  • Desirable Finance specialization
  • Fluent in English (conversation, reading and writing)
  • Knowledge of finance, audit, budgeting and accounting
  • Knowledge in tax & compliance
  • Knowledge about SAP and ERP systems
  • Knowledge on the Renewable/ Wind Energy Market
  • Knowledge of local tax legislations
  • Knowledge about accounting guidelines and principle
  • Excellent excel and financial modelling skills
  • Excellent excel and financial modelling skills
  • Proactive Approach
  • Capable on communicating financial information to Construction organization
  • Communication and cooperation skills
  • Systematic and result oriented including analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Commercial focus
  • Capable on communicating financial information to Construction organization
  • Good team player- needs to have a good feeling for the service sales business
  • Capable on communicating financial information to Construction organization
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Simplicity
What we offer
We offer an attractive and dynamic international environment. You will be working with a fast growing team with the mission to make our clients faithful with Vestas.
Besides a competitive salary and an attractive set of benefits we pay attention to the training for personal and professional skills.
In exchange, we look forward to have your commitment to reach the established goals.

Additional information
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.