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Financial Controller (m/f/d)

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Date: 30-Aug-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our Financial Controlling Segments Team in Düsseldorf we are 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

  • Consolidated and integrated financial planning and projection incl. conception and coordination of the respective processes
  • Maintenance of a comprehensive and informative management reporting for the Global Commodities segment with a special focus on gross margin
  • Stakeholder management incl. interface to business controllers with special focus on the Sub-Segment Power in Global Commodities
  • Analysis of the financial performance at segment level in actual and planned processes, identification of the main drivers of deviations and preparation of decision proposals
  • Preparation of financial planning scenarios and analysis of their implications for the Uniper segments 
  • Supporting the quarterly closing process and providing information for Uniper's external capital market reporting
  • Continuous development and improvement of controlling instruments and key financial indicators
  • Working in Group-wide projects regarding financial steering and the development and implementation of a new harmonized software solution for Consolidation and Planning 



Who we are seeking

  • Successfully completed business studies with a focus on controlling or (group) accounting
  • Methodological and process know-how in the area of financial corporate management (planning & reporting, financial ratio analysis)
  • Ability and interest in a well-founded analysis of controlling concepts as well as their application to concrete circumstances with a view to EBIT and gross margin as well as in a holistic view of the various financial ratios
  • Knowledge of IFRS-based consolidation of profit and loss, capital and cash flow in a multi-level group structure
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and information and present it in a clear and logical format 
  • Proven ability to take a big picture view and summarize financial performance based on market, operational and structural drivers
  • Positive attitude towards change, transformation and challenges
  • High level of self-organization, commitment, personal drive, energy, flexibility and ability to work under pressure to meet challenging targets 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English, preferably additional knowledge of German




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




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.