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Business Controller (f/m/d)

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Date: 16-Jul-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



For our Business Controlling Team in Düsseldorf are we looking for YOU!



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

We promote Uniper’s financial success and are responsible for Business Controlling of the German Steam and Biomass power plants as well as the development of our sites. You will be providing commercial support to drive performance and enable the business:

  • Drive plant related processes together with local plant controllers, deriving consistent quality for forecasts, mid-term planning, actuals, fleet optimization and performance reviews
  • Drive process regarding balance sheet and cash flow planning for the power plants in Germany
  • Understand, analyze and challenge the business and budget proposals
  • Provide controlling of maintenance projects (CAPEX/OPEX) incl. support of project prioritization
  • Using your financial know-how to give positive impulses to the business units with ad-hoc analysis and financial evaluations
  • Ensuring inclusive business management between operational and financial objectives
  • Develop and optimize relevant BI data reports and tools, perform data analyses and ensure deadline and data quality requirements are met consistently
  • Drive standardization, simplification and digitalization of processes



Who we are seeking

  • Degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration
  • At least 3-5 years of working experience in finance, controlling, reporting or commodity trading related environment preferably within the energy business
  • Sound controller know how. Strong finance knowledge incl. relevant KPI steering (e.g. EBIT, Working Capital, OCF) as well as profound understanding of performance measurement
  • Proficiency with relevant controlling tools incl. SAP (FI/CO)
  • Highly developed business sense, analytical skills, intrinsically motivated, willingness to leave your comfort zone, tolerance to stress
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English in order to discuss financial matters targeted towards business and management audiences




If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Vera Neuerburg

Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:  

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Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.