Lead Project Controller - Customer Project Execution

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Are you ready to boost your career in an international and innovative organisation? Do you want a role with high business impact and exposure to senior management? Can you engage with your stakeholders and translate their requirements into value adding business solutions? Then we have got the right opportunity for you in the Global CPX Finance team. Due to a recent promotion, we are again looking for a highly skilled Lead Finance Business Partner.

Group Finance > CSO Finance > CPX Finance

Group CPX Finance are the committed finance business partners to the Global CPX (Customer Project Execution) operations. We are an internationally diverse team, that together is focused on Performance Management, Business Finance, Business Controlling and Finance Business Partnering. You will report to the Senior Director, Head of CPX Finance

  • Business partner to the Global Sales & Global CPX with a special focus in project performance analysis and benchmarking and Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) analysis for the CPX area, acting as a business partner for the organization
  • Responsible for Root cause analysis of project pre-post performances and benchmarking for Onshore and Offshore business
  • Responsible for CPX Quality reporting. Driving standardization, efficiency, and the process improvement for Quality reporting (NCR and LDs)
  • Ad hoc analysis on project performances and benchmarking for Onshore and Offshore business
  • Close collaboration with stakeholders across various Vestas functions and on global and regional level and ensuring alignment of financial data used for Pre-Post analysis and COPQ KPI
  • 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 drive alignment

  • Relevant educational background combined with minimum 7-10 years’ experience with focus on finance business performance and project controlling
  • A Master’s or diploma degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or a related subject
  • Large international company experience and (Renewable) energy experience is an asset
  • Proven finance experience in project controlling, cost analysis and business performance management
  • Advanced user of MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • SAP, SAP BI and SAC experience
  • Solid communication skills with fluency in English required

  • You have capability to influence the business while keeping Finance compliance commitments
  • You have solid analytical and problem-solving skills and can navigate in a complex environment successfully
  • You are curious and willing to drive changes and optimize processes
  • You have great communication skills at all levels in the organization
  • You are result-oriented, open-minded, and eager to learn
  • You have good stakeholder management skills and thrive working with high pace environment
  • You have great interpersonal skills with natural curiosity and interest for people

What we offer

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

Additional information

Your work location will be in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible – and no later than 30th of July 2024.
All inquiries are treated confidentially.


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DEIB Statement

At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.
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 173 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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