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Senior Analyst - Controlling (FP&A)

Company: RWE Gruppe
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent Functional area: Renewables Job responsibilities : At RWE Renewables Americas, the Controlling Americas team is responsible for financial performance controlling, planning & reporting, portfolio analyses and target setting for the Onshore Wind, Solar and Energy Storage businesses. Working as a strategic partner and trusted advisor with the business, Controlling evaluates improvement measures, actively gives recommendations / appropriate challenge, and business decision support. As a Controller (FP&A Analyst) in the Controlling Americas team, primary responsibilities include:

  • Management Support Function Controlling:
  • Support timely, complete, accurate, high-quality reporting / planning / forecasting for the business overhead functions (e.g. HR, Legal, Procurement, Accounting, Senior Management, Controlling, Engineering, Construction, External Affairs, etc.).
  • Perform KPI analysis and recommend actions to Senior Management.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities, support business initiatives and ad-hoc analyses.
  • High-level of interaction with Head of each Management Support Function.
  • HR Controlling:
  • Support timely, complete, accurate, high-quality reporting / planning / forecasting of FTE headcount and personnel expenses for the entire company.
  • Create and analyse standard set of FTE and personnel cost performance KPIs; track and analyze value capture activities related to HR.
  • Maintain FTE position plan status across the company, ensuring accuracy and reflecting any impacts from organizational changes.
  • Interface with HR and Payroll functions to ensure requirements for internal/external reporting are fulfilled.
  • High-level of Senior Management exposure and interaction with HR function.
  • Special Projects:
  • Support a variety of mid/long-term special projects across the business, as required by Senior Management and the Board, to help drive decision-making.
  • Some special project examples include, but are not limited to: 10-year strategic growth plan financial model, project lifetime profitability analyses, business case support, asset and goodwill impairment testing, process improvement initiatives.
  • Support cross-functional topics across the Controlling group.
  • High-level of Senior Management and Board exposure due to the nature of special projects.
  • Management communication: Prepare materials for and support meetings with Senior Management and the Board for both regular reporting activities and special projects/topics.
  • Continuous process improvement: Support proactive pursuit of best practices, processes, standardization and tools that drive gains in efficiency, automation, and quality.
  • Value enhancement: Support cost savings initiatives, EBITDA enhancement ideas and measurement, and efforts to maximize value.
  • People and communication: Support growth and development of the team and how we work together locally and globally.
  • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications :
    • Work experience: 2-4 years of professional experience in Controlling, Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial or Management Consulting, or other Finance-related fields; Renewable energy experience is a plus, but not required.
    • Education: BA/BS in Finance/Accounting/Economics/Business (required); Advanced degree is a plus, but not required.
    • Location: Chicago, IL
    • Ability to travel:
    • Language: English (fluent), German is a plus
    • Systems and tools: Excel (moderate to advanced), PowerPoint, Word, SAP, Qlikview, Tableau, Power BI, other system/tools experience is a plus.
    • Desired traits: Analytical and proactive problem-solver, cross-functional collaboration, continuous process improvement, ability to effectively communicate and interact with Senior Management, experience working in a global organization is a plus, integration and change management experience is a plus, general accounting and IFRS knowledge a plus. Unsolicited agencies submittals will not be accepted. Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 69141,We look forward to meeting you!We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.Of course, you can find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Xing, too.RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world's leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we invest heavily in the expansion of our renewables - capacities. Our broad portfolio includes flexible, conventional energies and helps us provide clean, reliable and affordable electricity. 120 years of experience in the energy world and our four operative segments - renewable energies, lignite and nuclear power, European electricity generation from gas, coal, hydropower and biomass as well as global energy trading - are the foundation for the innovations of tomorrow. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE's youngest subsidiary and one of the world's leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition - and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.We are looking forward to your online application.You may add this job to your favourites.Click here to have a look at your job favourites.

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