Financial Controller

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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10 days ago

Are you enthusiastic about pursuing a career in the Renewable Energy sector and do you have solid accounting competencies that can translate the figures into important business insights? Then join our dedicated finance team in Copenhagen. Vestas is looking for a Financial Controller that will take lead on the Annual Reports to the Danish Business Authorities for the Danish legal entities in Vestas.

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VWS Reporting & Compliance is responsible for the financial reporting of Vestas Wind System A/S (Parent Company), Vestas Manufacturing A/S and Danish Holding companies covering Group Functions, Controlling, and Reporting of Treasury operations, Technology, and IT. We work closely with our Group Reporting, Group IFRS, Global Tax and Global Finance Shared Service Center in Manila in achieving accuracy and compliance with regards to our financial processes.


  • Timely and accurate submission of Annual Reports to the Danish Business Authorities including coordination and support of audit requests
  • Ensuring timely and efficient closing process and submission of Monthly and Annual Reporting Packages for the Danish Entities
  • Strict adherence to Group financial processes, compliance rules/policies and Vestas’ financial guidelines
  • Development of Financial controlling and processes and assist in the development of Financial Systems and Controls
  • Day-to-day interaction with overseas financial shared service centrer to resolve overall queries and ensure improved operation across finance processes
  • Participate in cross functional projects and initiatives and drive improvement in the financial reporting across functions
  • Ensure pro-active engagement with various stakeholders securing a smooth closing process and insights into the financials and business drivers


  • Minimum 4 years of controlling experience in a large international company or experience from an international auditing business
  • Experience with statutory filing, Danish GAAP, and hands-on experience with CaseWare would be preferable
  • Strong accounting and performance reporting insight
  • Experience with group closing and reporting process from financial controlling to communication of financial performance to senior stakeholders
  • Fluent in English verbally and written
  • Relevant educational background within Accounting, Finance or Business Administration


  • Ability to combine theoretical knowledge with practical solutions
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to work in a structured way
  • Capable of extracting key messages from large data volumes
  • An open-minded and problem-solving attitude
  • Good stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Interested in interacting with different group functions, management levels and entities across the world
  • Able to take initiative and ownership

What we offer
We offer an exciting and diverse job with great development opportunities. You will have a lot of opportunities to grow your career and directly contribute to future business results across the value chain.

Additional information
Your work location will be in Copenhagen, Denmark. Applications are handled on an ongoing basis, to be considered for this role please apply online by April 15th, 2023. For additional information on the position, please contact Michael Vestergaard Pedersen, +45 52 26 14 82 via email

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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