Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Location
Aarhus N, Midtjylland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Dec 2016
Ref
160003FS_9
Sector
Renewables
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have the drive and excellent financial skills to perfor in a role with business impact and exposure to top management? Can you lead and drive cross functional financial projects? Do you have strong communication and stakeholder management skills? Then this opportunity might be for you. We are offering a unique career opportunity working with strategic critical information and a chance to join a dynamic and global work environment involving many different stakeholders.


Group Financial Planning & Performance > COO Finance > Financial Control
Group COO Finance, a department under Vestas Global Finance, is responsible for ensuring objective and transparent decision making and guidance by delivering excellent financial reporting, performance management and value -add analysis to relevant stakeholders and senior/executive management.

We drive and ensure a performance culture in the operations of Vestas and keep stakeholders accountable for results by best in class financial and performance reporting. To stay competitive it is imperative that Vestas is dedicated to financial performance, hence Group COO Finance ensures to transform performance management knowledge into tangible impact for Vestas, enabling accurate guidance for financial and strategic decision making.

Responsibilities
  • Drive cross-functional business improvement projects and performance management ensuring efficient and accurate reporting that support senior management decision making.
  • Finance Business partnering - You will be working closely with global leads and management in Vestas, ensuring the values of COO Finance is transformed into performance and business results.
  • Advise, challenge and guide stakeholders with business intel, KPI and forecasting
  • Financial analysis, hereunder, variance reporting, root cause counter measures, opportunity analysis, business cases and compliance.
  • Controlling tasks, hereunder P/L and balance reporting as well as KPI metrics

It is essential that you will take the lead in key knowledge/process areas and be able to manage complex initiatives with large cross functional engagement and high business impact


Qualifications
  • A relevant Master's degree most likely within Finance or Controlling
  • Working experience within finance, controlling, manufacturing or supply chain
  • Business/Financial controlling experience within complex environments
  • Strong analytical & communication skills and fluency in English is a requirement
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in manufacturing controlling or costing is a preference
  • Good understanding of value chain and business models
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to interact with senior stakeholders across multiple departments

Competencies
The successful candidate has the following competencies:
  • Strong personality and cross functional leadership skills that secure the build-up of commitment and trustworthy relationships with stakeholders in a global environment.
  • Proactive, open minded and self-motivated.
  • Decisive and ability to drive and shape tasks.
  • Strong business acumen as well as customer focused influencing skills.
  • Proven track record of demonstrated ability to make independent decisions and manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Reliable, service minded and result oriented

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, dynamic, high performing and international work environment in the renewable energy sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.


Additional information
Primary work location is Aarhus, Denmark.

For additional information on the position, please contact Director, Manufacturing Finance, Hans Gustav Rasmussen 45 4083 6039.

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