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Head of Financial Planning & Analysis - FP&A- and Finance Controlling (m/f/d)


NKT - Our people bring power to life

You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious Finance Team in Cologne.


You will be a vital member in supporting the profitability of high voltage cable systems in Offshore & Onshore HVDC businesses with your Financial controlling and planning skills. You will report to the Head of Finance Solutions in Cologne and lead a team of operational controllers.


Your responsibilities:

  • Financial and operational controlling of historical and planning data, including follow-up and understanding of KPIs, value drivers and reasons for underlying development
  • Responsible for strategic and operational planning including target setting for Solutions CGN management
  • Analyse and identify relevant and critical financial issues, advise management and provide business-oriented commentaries and forward looking recommendations
  • Forecasting, proactive identification of opportunities and risks
  • Advise the Management team in liquidity management and cost reductions
  • Business partnering to the departments Solutions, Group and Local Mgmt.
  • SSC performance management to ensure efficient accounting
  • Digitalizing Solutions Finance in cooperation with Group
  • Continuous improvement of controlling concepts, processes and tools; drive alignment across the Solutions sites
  • Implementation of Group Finance policies locally and development of needed local Finance policies
  • Ensure Financial Reporting and ICTP compliance
  • Support for M&A activities, Group, Solutions or local projects
  • Lead a team of operational financial controllers
  • Actively contribute to the development and growth of your organization’s employees and build a talent pool


Your background:

  • Master in Business Administration with focus on Finance/Accounting
  • More than 10 years experience in Controlling, process management and in leading and developing a multicultural team
  • Strong leadership-, project-, stakeholder-management and coordination-skills in an international matrix organization
  • Experienced in digitalization and process optimization
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, processes and tools
  • Structured, analytical and solution-oriented thinking to implement concepts with high assertiveness and deliver reliable results in changing environment or under pressure
  • IT literate, preferably in SAP (SAP FI/CO and SAP BW) and all relevant Microsoft Office applications incl. MS Project.
  • Solid understanding of IFRS and HGB accounting and controlling principles Business partnering mindset
  • Fluency in English and German


More about us:

At NKT your skills, ambition and determination will contribute to connecting the world with high quality power cables driving the global transition to renewable energy. Join us and become part of an international organization founded on high ambitions, strong performance and collaboration. We have pioneered the cable industry since 1891, and today we still bring power to life. NKT employs 3.400 and operates globally with headquarter in Brøndby, Denmark.


Business Line HV Solutions:

Our high voltage cables combine state-of-the-art cable design, outstanding product quality and installation engineering as well as project expertise. With clever solutions and applied knowledge from a multitude of high voltage situations and demands, we can provide cable solutions that precisely meet customer requirements


Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions.

Posting Date: 

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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