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Vestas Factory

Financial Compliance Specialist 
DK, Copenhagen | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 3049 

Do you have a strong passion for financial processes, risks and financial controls? Do you want to work in a leading global sustainable energy solutions company? And use your skills to help driving a strong financial control environment?  If so, this could be your opportunity to join our Financial Compliance team as a Financial Compliance Specialist.


Group Finance > Reporting & Compliance > Financial Processes, Systems Compliance 
Financial Processes, Systems & Compliance, a department under Vestas Group Finance, is responsible for defining and securing global financial compliance by enforcing a strong risk awareness and efficient internal control framework, as well as developing reliable finance systems and process solutions to support Vestas Group Finance in cooperation with Global IT. 


As our new Financial Compliance Specialist, you will work closely with senior members in the team in a variety of tasks and activities to ensure that processes, risks, controls and systems operate as intended.


Responsibilities
Specifically, you will be involved in the following activities: 

  • Spare and cooperate with Process Owners, Regional Finance, Shared Service Center, etc. on implementation of policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Improve and develop the control framework over financial reporting, including design evaluation and operating effectiveness of financial controls across the Group
  • Be part of securing high-quality internal control self-assessment
  • Participate in Financial Compliance Visits across the company
  • Assess the risks of financial processes including mitigating activities, follow-up actions, development and improvement of policies and procedures
  • Prepare materials on financial compliance matters for Senior Management and Audit Committee 
  • Participate in projects to ensure focus on financial compliance matters i.e. supporting SAP PC automation of internal controls, continuous monitoring of internal controls, and implementation of data analytics 

Qualifications

We are looking for a talented and ambitious person who has: 

  • Solid understanding of a complex financial control environment with 2-4 years' experience from an internal audit or internal control function in an international organisation or in an audit consultancy company
  • Relevant degree in Business Administration, Auditing or Finance 
  • Experience with SAP, accounting and IFRS reporting is a plus
  • Technical flair for new technological and digital solutions      
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English is a requirement

Competencies

  • Responsible, structured, self-motivated and pro-active
  • Able to communicate at all levels in and outside the organisation
  • A team-player with strong stakeholder management skills
  • Attentive to details, but without losing the overview
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to deal with complex issues
  • An open mind and a cross-functional mindset

What we offer

We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, dynamic, high performing 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
Your work location is Copenhagen, Denmark, and you should expect 20-25 days travelling per year.


If the above matches your field of interest and your qualifications, please apply as soon as possible. We conduct interviews ongoing and close the position when we have a qualified candidate. 


If you need further information about the position please contact Director, Financial Processes, Systems & Compliance Camilla Weinreich at +45 6189 3023.


All enquiries are treated confidentially.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.