Lead Finance Business Partner

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Do you have experience with business case analysis and driven by making an impact on the strategic choices, combined with a good understanding of full value chain? Are you enthusiastic about using your Finance expertise to assist operations with strategy development and execution? Do you want to be part of an internationally diverse team, interacting daily with global stakeholders? If so, you may be our new Lead Finance Business Partner.

Finance > Group Finance > CSO Finance > Construction Finance
Group CSO Finance are the dedicated finance business partners to the Global Sales and Global Construction. We are an internationally diverse team, who are focused on Performance Management, Business Finance, Business Controlling and Finance Business Partnering. You will be located in Copenhagen or Aarhus, reporting to the Director, CSO Finance Construction, and your two primary operational stakeholders will be the Director, Global Installation & Commissioning in Construction and Senior Director, Sales Analytics in Global Sales.

Your primary area of responsibility as the Lead Finance Business Partner is business case analysis and decision-making support to Global Sales and Construction management.

  • CSO Finance anchor point for the new turbine development business cases and business cases within Global Construction area. Actively evaluate the business case assumptions, challenge the status-quo, and drive continuous transformation for data driven decisions
  • Business partners to the Global Sales & Global Construction with a special focus in business case support and contribution to the management decision making through in-depth analysis and full value chain business understanding. The business cases could be a commercial opportunity, a footprint discussion, or a new business model
  • Close collaboration with stakeholders across various Vestas functions and on global and regional level and ensuring alignment of financial data used across business cases, strategy, and demand forecast.
  • Drive optimization of business case assessment tools and processes and strengthen the collaboration with stakeholders
  • Ad hoc projects, focusing on digitalization or finance process optimization. You will be given sufficient autonomy and expected to deliver the associated change management & implementation
  • Participate in closing activities, budgeting or strategy/target setting processes where needed and track alignment

To qualify for the position, you should have a relevant educational background combined with minimum 5-7 years' experience with focus on finance business performance, business controlling and business case analysis
You have

  • A Master's or diploma degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or a related subject
  • Experience in driving business case analysis and evaluation
  • Solid finance skills to be able to assess the most optimal financial outcome of the business cases
  • Advanced user of MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • SAP, SAP BI experience
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

We envision that you possess and have proven the following competencies

  • You are business oriented with an international mindset and have good stakeholder management skills and thrive working with high pace environment.
  • You have solid communication and analytical skills
  • You are curious and willing to drive changes and optimize processes
  • You complete your tasks with great accuracy and detail orientation
  • You are result-oriented, open-minded and eager to learn
  • You have great interpersonal skills with natural curiosity and interest for people
  • You are good at conceptual thinking and see transformation and change as positive drivers

What we offer
We offer an exciting position with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at an established name in sustainable energy. You will join an international environment, where you will collaborate with various stakeholders. You will be part of an experienced team with high work ethics and a good social spirit. In Vestas, you will experience a diverse and ever-growing environment and determined people with a good work ethic.

Additional information
Work location is at one of our offices in Aarhus, Denmark or Copenhagen, Denmark.
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, please submit it in English.
We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible, so please don’t hesitate to send your application immediately and at the latest on deadline the 28/07/2023.

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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