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Job function:  Finance / Accounting / Controlling
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  European Gen. Earn.,Contr. Cost&Leg. UKW
Date:  14 Nov 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Financial Controller (f/m/d)

Our Accounting, Financial Controlling & Internal Controls team in Düsseldorf is looking for YOU!   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


  • Consolidated & integrated financial planning and projection incl. conception and coordination of the respective processes
  • Maintenance of a comprehensive and meaningful EBIT-reporting for parts of the segment European Generation with specific focus on gas fired power production
  • Analysis and reporting of the Controllable Costs for the segment European Generation
  • Stakeholder management including interface to Business Controllers and various Accounting Teams
  • Analysis of financial performance at segment level in actual and planning processes, identification of key drivers of variances and preparation of decision proposals
  • Preparation of financial planning scenarios and analysis of their impact on the Segment European Generation
  • Supporting the quarterly closing process and providing information for Uniper's external capital market reporting
  • Continuous development & improvement of controlling instruments and key financial indicators such as EBIT und Controllable Costs
  • Participation in group-wide projects for financial steering 
  • Contribution to the governance of harmonized software solutions for consolidation and planning


Your profile

  • Methodical and process know-how with regard to corporate financial management (planning & reporting, KPI analysis)
  • Ability and interest in a well-founded analysis of controlling concepts as well as their application to concrete examples with a holistic view on various financial KPIs (e.g. EBIT)
  • Knowledge of IFRS-based consolidation of income statement & controllable costs in a multi-level group structure
  • Numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret and present data and information in a clear and logical format
  • Proven ability to see the big picture and summarize the financial performance based on market, operational and structural drivers
  • Positive attitude towards change, transformation and challenges
  • High level of self-organization, commitment, initiative, ability to work in a team, energy, flexibility, and willingness to work under pressure to achieve challenging objectives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English, additional knowledge of German is preferred 


Your benefits

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.
Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:
Work-Life-Balance / New Normal:
  • Choosing how, where, and when to work in accordance with your team and the requirements of your job
  • Modern and ergonomic equipment for your workplace (home & office)
  • Support to balance private life and work: Sabbaticals, part-time possibilities, family service
  • Car and bike leasing offer (deferred compensation) 
  • E-car charging stations at almost all Uniper locations

Health offers:

  • Flu vaccination
  • Preventive health services
  • Employee assistance program

Company pension:

  • Employer-funded contributions to a modern pension system
  • Possibility of self-funded contributions with employer-funded matching


  • Lifelong training
  • Coaching


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:


Attention! Please apply via the button in this portal. Application documents that reach us by post will not be returned and, like those we receive by e-mail, can unfortunately not be considered!


Job information 


Contract type: Unlimited   
Working Hours:     Full time   


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.











































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