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Vestas Factory

Specialist, Financial Risk 
DK, Copenhagen | Management | Full-Time | ID: 4843

Are you passionate about making risk assessments that can impact important business decisions? Do you want to create real business value? Are you motivated by interacting closely with global stakeholders across the organisation, including executive management? And would you like to pursue a career with an industry leading company in a truly international, inspiring and dynamic environment? Then take this opportunity to join a dedicated and culturally diverse team!

Vestas Legal, Risk & Compliance > Global Risk > Contract Risk
The Global Risk department within the Finance area is a core department within the Vestas organisation. We create business value by monitoring risk while continuously supporting Sales, Development, Construction Projects, Service and other Global Support Functions through the development of solutions that enable sales and ensure acceptable risk profile of deals.  

The Financial Risk team is primarily responsible for the assessment and approval of the financial risk profile of all sales transactions globally for Vestas. Such assessment and approval cover the credit risk of customers, payment schedules profile and overall deal structures in the 80 countries we operate in.


  • Counterparty credit risk assessment on wind project transactions
  • Project payment schedule and payment security review and approval
  • Project cash flow, FX and raw material risk assessment
  • Country risk assessment
  • Support in interactions with regional offices and internal stakeholders, financial institutions and our customers
  • Provide recommendation and advice to Vestas' Executive Management on financial risks
  • Support and drive global policy and process updates


  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Administration, Engineering or similar. Postgraduate studies will be preferred (MBA or specific Finance master studies)
  • Approximately 3 years of experience on infrastructure or renewable projects from an international bank, or from a global company performing in a similar role
  • Excellent analytical skills are required 
  • Strong skills in MS Office
  • Strong proficiency in spoken and written English


  • Understanding of Financial Statements and ability to perform credit risk analysis
  • Knowledge of Project Finance principles and infrastructure projects' structures is preferred
  • Able to interact successfully with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders at different levels
  • High personal drive and an independent working style
  • Driven by finding solutions and creating results
  • Able to adapt to a changing environment and fast-moving deals

What we offer

In this position, you will be able to put your experience to the test in a dynamic and culturally diverse team interacting at the highest levels within the global wind energy leader. You will have the opportunity to help strengthen Vestas' position in the fast-changing energy sector with excellent perspectives of personal and professional growth. Join Vestas and cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at a leading global company within sustainable energy. We value individual initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity, quality and risk in all solutions.  At Vestas your success is our success. 

Additional information
This position is placed in Copenhagen, Denmark. You should expect approximately 20 annual travelling days.
We look forward to receiving your application via our recruitment system as soon as possible.
If you need additional information about the position, please contact Senior Director, Antonio Salmini at +45 2230 5900.

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 more than 105 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 more than 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 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.