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Senior Project Controller (m/f/d) Offshore & HVDC

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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 Offshore & HVDC Project Teams in Cologne.


You will play a key role in financial / project controlling by supporting the execution of large / complex high voltage cable systems projects in Offshore & HVDC businesses. You will provide valuable support and guidance in all financial and commercial matters, while actively driving project performance during all project phases.


Your responsibilities:

  • Supporting tender manager with price/cost assessments, challenging cost input from line organization and NWC optimization. Reviewing tender calculations and providing input in commercial negotiations and risk reviews.
  • Setting-up and managing the project in SAP and other reporting tools, maintaining the accuracy of the project balance sheet, income statement and monthly/quarterly forecast for dedicated project(s) based on project plan and progress
  • Driving the optimization of project cash flow, costs and revenues and managing project related currency risks, tax issues and bonds
  • Effectively working together with the project organization, auditors, tax/treasury and legal department. Promoting and driving commercial awareness, internal control and cost savings activities within the project
  • Providing support and finance expertise in claim management, back charges and insurance cases while ensuring compliance with internal guidelines/procedures and external regulatory requirements through project execution
  • Participating in opportunity and risk identification, monitoring all required mitigation actions to ensure timely implementation
  • Coordination, preparing and participating in monthly/quarterly project reviews


Your background:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or similar
  • More than 5 years’ experience in Project Controlling
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, processes and tools
  • Project Planning & Control or Project Management certificate is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with finance and accounting software (SAP preferred)
  • Structured, analytical thinking paired with good business acumen and risk management skills
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach with ability to effectively adhere to deadlines, strong communication and negotiation skills
  • High level of independence and self-motivation, desire to learn about new technologies
  • 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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