IT & Operations Project Controller (f/m/d)

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Date: 27 May 2023

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



Our Accounting, Financial Controlling & Internal Controls team in Düsseldorf is 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

  • Support business case creation, challenge and review with all involved cross function teams, participate actively in the decision approval board and project steering committees
  • Become a partner for the IT to make transparent the financial impact of commercial decisions and projects: Validation of financial implications of business initiatives and IT projects before, during and after project phase being an active support for cross-functional alignment and decision-making
  • Consolidated financial project planning including set-up and coordination of respective processes with Portfolio Office and Business controlling including front-to-end review of planning and steering process for project financials
  • Plan and actuals performance analyses of projects, identification of deviations and development of mitigation proposals including support of quarterly and yearly closing processes
  • Review and plan project cost impact on Uniper P&L e.g. IT additional operational cost. Implement benefit tracking process to allow regular business case checks
  • Review and propose improvement of our management reporting with focus on financial steering and project monitoring in PowerBI, e.g. profitability analysis, actuals self-reporting
  • Take responsibility of initiatives in our project controlling improvement plan



Who we are seeking

  • Educational background preferably to degree level in IT or business administration
  • Ideally with 1-3 years experience in project controlling or project management role
  • High level of self-organization, commitment, personal drive, energy, flexibility
  • Strong and positive attitude towards change and transformation: Initiating change, providing new ideas and driving implementation
  • Experience in methods and processes for commercial steering, especially project commercial steering (e.g. planning and reporting, financial KPI analysis)
  • Experience in IT processes, IT business steering and affinity to trends and developments in the IT area
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Familiarity with SAP FI/CO, Service Now, PowerBI and Power apps




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

Lina Zafari

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



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  




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.