Finance Business Partner - Madrid, Spain

Requisition ID:  41949

Madrid, M, ES

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Finance

Vestas Factory

The COO Finance department is the financial business partner to the COO area, covering Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transport, Procurement and HSE. The position focuses on enhancing the performance across the COO area within the region.

Finance > Regional MED > COO Finance



Solid financial anchor in the region towards Global Finance functions and Regional Business Functions
•    Support strategy development and execution within the business functions.
•    Business Partner for COO business functions, acting as finance specialist on finance and performance related topics.
•    Drive coordination and secure alignment on performance related topics between global and regional Supply Chain, Transport, Procurement and Group Finance functions.
•    Conducting role in departmental management meetings within the COO departments when beneficial.
•    Act as a gatekeeper of risk in relation to COO business activities.
Controlling, consolidation and reporting
•    Ensure transparency and control in performance reporting within business functions, while supporting updates for business performance reviews. 
•    Provide support for annual budget, monthly closings and forecasts.
•    Follow-up on KPIs for each department.
•    Root cause analysis validation and cost development overview in close collaboration with Transport delivery managers and Global Finance. 
•    Deep-dive analysis to enable cost-out initiatives and bring learnings for the future projects.
•    Ad hoc support with regards to business cases creation, manufacturing controlling activities and cost disputes.
•    Support on the internal and external audits when required.



•    University degree with a major in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or similar.
•    At least 5 years of relevant experience in project cost controlling or manufacturing controlling, financial analysis and business performance management. Forwarding industry or OEM's manufacturer is a benefit. 
•    Solid systems skills including MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint), favorably including hands-on experience in SAP BI (Business Warehouse) and SAP BO (Business Objects). Preferred experience in using data visualization tools (Power BI, SAC). 
•    Great communication skills with fluency in English is required.



•    Collaborative mindset and ability to coordinate across functions with multiple stakeholders and input providers on a global scale - through solid stakeholder management you bring value. 
•    You have a curious mind, solid investigative abilities and enjoy diving into data and analysis.
•    You find transformation and development exciting while viewing change as a positive driver - you have an ability to identify value-adding changes to the status quo.
•    You are organized, self-motivated and able to work on several projects in parallel.
•    Commitment to honesty, confidentiality and integrity.
•    Ability to push boundaries under demanding conditions.
•    Outgoing personality - capacity to motivate, direct and boost morale of the teams within a multicultural organization.


What we Offer:


Vestas offers you a versatile job in an exciting and high paced and professional team in a global environment and in a growing industry.  You will have great impact on the substance of the position and opportunities to work closely with our Sales and Operations teams in a very dynamic and exciting company and industry. You will have the opportunity to develop your strategic and project management skills in global organization. Vestas is keen on developing both your professional and personal skills, and for the right candidate this position will be a unique platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organization.

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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