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Vestas Factory

Specialist, Product Costing 
DK, Aarhus N | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 17963 

 

We are offering an interesting career opportunity within Vestas Group Finance to work with important product cost information and a chance to join a dynamic and global work environment involving many different stakeholders.

 

Power Solutions Costing, a department under Vestas Group Finance, is responsible for ensuring objective and transparent support for decision-makers by delivering financial reporting and analysis on supply chain costs to relevant stakeholders in the business and senior management.

This includes strict control on product costs within manufacturing and procurement by creating transparent and reliable cost estimates for analysis and decision purposes while keeping stakeholders accountable for target gaps and follow-up.

 

We live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Enthusiasm which form the backbone for our culture of striving for quality; we want to be an ever-growing team, and we aim to offer interesting jobs and opportunities creating a great place to work.

We are looking for a person that combines working with stakeholders as a business partner with the capability to work in a structured manner with cost tracking and validation.

 

Responsibilities

• Financial controlling of product costs and improving inherent procedures and guidelines to create a transparent product cost structure to support cost tracking, cost analysis and reporting

• Full understanding of the product cost structure to enable cross-functional business improvement projects.

• Preparing, monitoring and controlling of cost estimates.

• Financial analysing of financial accounts including variance reports, root cause countermeasures, opportunity analysis, business cases and compliance.

 

Qualifications

• Relevant Master's degree most likely within Finance, or Engineering with a financial mindset.

• Experience working within finance, engineering, manufacturing or procurement. Recently graduated candidates with a curious mindset and an eagerness to learn and develop will be considered as well

• Knowledge or hands-on experience in manufacturing processes, sourcing & costing.

• Proficient user in Excel, PowerPoint and BI tools - experience in SAP, SAP BI suite is perceived a benefit, but not a prerequisite if you have great IT and System Skills

 

Competencies

• Works with the details and can take a step into the helicopter to assess the full picture.

• Works with different stakeholders in a global environment to build commitment and trustworthy relationships both service-minded and result-oriented.

• Capable to comprehend complex solutions coupled with a solid analytical, structured & fact-based approach based on good systems to support this.

• Quality-oriented - can validate own data results

• Proactive and able to handle multiple tasks with varying timelines & priorities

• Structured and analytical, transparent and pragmatic

• Good system and business process understanding

• A good team member and good at keeping close to stakeholder

 

What We Offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, innovative, ever-growing and international work environment in the renewable energy sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

 

Additional Information

Work location: Aarhus, Denmark.

For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Recruiter – Aleksandra Arias (Gdansk, Poland) at +48 668 869 468.

 

 


About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels