Junior Project Controller

at Hamburg
Finance & Taxes
Management & Consulting

Über die Stelle


The BU Offshore in BA Wind is responsible for developing, constructing and operating Offshore wind farms. BU Offshore currently consist of 12 operating windfarms with a total capacity of 2.1GW spread across Europe. We are currently working on the construction of two other wind farm for 2.1GW and are planning to start construction of another farm for 0.4GW in the next year. Furthermore we are developing plans for next Offshore wind farms in the countries we are operating in and are investigating entering new countries.

We are now looking for a Junior Project Controller who can focus on controlling the spend and milestones of one of our offshore projects.

What will you do? 
In this role you will support the project manager and work closely to the whole project team including the project director. You will be providing controlling support to project management members on their budgets and milestones, thereby reporting about the spend progress and forecast and the milestone realization and outlook. It is about increasing the projects performance by providing the right insights and giving the right level of challenge. Your drive to use your build up skills to help projects deliver on their milestone and financial targets is key. As part of the Offshore controlling team you will have your direct team colleagues in Amsterdam (NL), Hamburg (GE), Kolding (DK) and London (UK).

Your tasks and responsibilities: 
The following main tasks are in the responsibility of the Junior Project Controller in the BU Offshore of BA Wind:

  • Provide finance support to project management members with timely analysis of their project performance, identifying trends/improvements:
  • Participate in preparing project tollgate decision information;
  • Prepare the cash flow plan and quarterly forecasts for the project;
  • Prepare and analyze monthly results and communicate this to the project management members;
  • Support the financial controlling department with relevant business insight / rationale in local country statutory audits;
  • Ad hoc participation in projects and improvement initiatives.

The role will be based in one of Vattenfall’s offices in Amsterdam, Hamburg, Kolding or London. Limited travel will be necessary between our main locations.


Ihr Profil


Who are you? 
You are an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing, which includes English plus any local language. A true team player, with the ability to influence over a wide network of co-worker relationships and work in multicultural settings

Next to this you bring: 

  • Bachelor degree (or similar experience based level) in a relevant field (i.e. controlling, economics, accounting or finance)
  • Strongly developed MS Excel and PowerPoint skills;
  • You have experience in financial closing, reporting and controlling tasks from earlier jobs;
  • You bring experience in financial systems (preferably SAP) so you can be a self-starter the role in that perspective;
  • Experience in handling different stakeholders (both internal and external), and being a spider in the web, being able to communicate effectively with different layers of the organization;
  • Ability to work independently with a hands-on and pragmatic mind set;
  • Open and active.


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Our offer 
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development. 

More Information 
We welcome your application in English, no later than, 31st of March 2023. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website. 
For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact our recruiter Liam Mulder via email: liam.mulder@vattenfall.com or via phone: +31 6 3875 9282 

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation. 
We look forward to receiving your application!