Our client’s service department looks after the installed turbines during their electricity generation phase. For this purpose, the service is present with more than 1,200 employees in more than 20 countries. The commercial heart of this organization is in the Commercial Service division.
The Senior Expert Commercial Service is the central commercial contact person for the operational managers in the area assigned to it (countries and central departments). This professional is responsible for the transparency of numbers as well as for the creation and tracking of budgets and forecasts. the Senior Commercial Controller also communicates on an equal footing with top executives and, through his advice, ensures that commercial aspects are meaningfully incorporated into the decisions of technical / operational managers. Independently drives internal improvement processes and communicates the condensed figures of his areas to the central controlling.
You will become part of an exciting and successful team that masters, controls and reports extremely fast and complex processes commercially. You support the complete range of commercial activities for your areas, from accounting to controlling and reporting to investment decisions and the tracking of guarantees. They form the central interface between your assigned area and various central departments (accounting, controlling, legal, treasury) for all commercial issues.
Main responsibilities in this position include:
Supervision and responsibility of the operative business (assigned countries and / or KST) from a commercial point of view
Responsible for budget planning, as well as for the creation of forecasts and analyzes of the service unit
Consolidation of the value drivers of the assigned units for overall service reporting
Development and optimization of commercial processes in terms of the CIP in the organization
Preparation of key figures and development of recommendations for action and advice for executives
Control and monitoring of value flows (FI / CO posting processes)
Interdisciplinary collaboration with other specialist departments and international colleagues
Advice to specialists and executives
Creation of presentations and presentation of business cases
Responsibility for the analysis of data and its quality assurance
Manager with a strong focus on controlling, strong understanding of commercial activity and needs. Value flows in an industrial company. Alternatively, senior controller with a strong desire to expand his know-how at the interfaces to other financial topics.
Completed degree in economics or comparable qualification
At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of commercial management, controlling, finance, including experience in monthly and year-end closing work and in forecasting
Temporary counseling background would be positive, but it is not mandatory
Confident handling of SAP FI / CO, also SD / MM / PS
Technical affinity desirable – but not mandatory
Good knowledge of MS Office, especially MS Excel
Business-capable German and English skills
Very good analytical skills
Strong communication, moderation and assertiveness skills across different hierarchical levels
High affinity for IT and numbers
Careful, independent and structured way of working
Resilience & Frustration Tolerance\Strong analytical skills
High goal orientation and accuracy
Our client offers a permanent employment contract, social benefits, trainings, yearly performance bonus among other benefits.