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Vestas Factory

Finance Director  

City of Mexico, Full-time | Manager |ID: 4039 

 

Regional Finance Director in charge of finance operations in Mexico, Central America, Caribbean.

 

Finance Team

Region MED Finance is a Department within the Vestas Finance Organization. Finance does its best to create business value by providing world-class Finance Solutions, constantly aiming to be a high value-added department which actively supports through business partnering.

 

Responsibilities and Tasks

Business Partner on site with ownership of local numbers & responsibility for local regulatory and statutory accounting;

  • Overall responsible for controlling and reporting in the country including:
  • Challenging the organisation to ensure delivery of quarterly cash flow and earnings targets
  •  Early engagement and involvement in value creating commercial assessment of pre-sales activities (including maximisation of earnings and cash profile)
  •  Project and service controlling including cost development, performance management and action plans
  • Performance follow up
  • Internal and Management Reporting (including on time and accurate monthly reporting)
  • Budget, Forecast and target setting
  • Follow-up on cost development and proactive actions / recommendations to keep cost under control
  • Tax and Compliance
  • Cash Management

 

Responsible for implementation of the global financial processes and associated controls (SoX environment), inlcuding the correct use of Vestas Financial systems including related internal and external Audits.

Drive performance tracking and transform performance management knowledge into tangible P&L and balance sheet impact, enabling accurate guidance for financial and strategic decision making for the country

Act as both advisor and financial gatekeeper in relation to local commercial decision making by the business

 

Identify and report on major business and reporting risks, including the identification of mitigation plans.

Drive and undertake high quality ad hoc / cross functional analysis for recommendation to the Regional Mgmt Team, including risk mitigation scenarios.

Act as the preferred partner of choice for all finance and commercial issues to support the operational business.

 


Relevant Skills and Experience

Professional & educational background:

•            Master degree within business administration or equivalent

•            Strong knowledge of finance, audit, budgeting, accounting and law in force

•            Strong knowledge in tax & compliance

•            Strong knowledge of information System SAP/BI

 

Key skills and personal qualities:

•            Curiosity to understand complexities of markets within the region / cluster

•            Understand and proactively influence pre-sales

•            Commercial focus - needs to have a good feeling for the sales business

•            Feels proud of having no local compliance and tax issues

•            Feel proud to report on time, quality numbers

•            Has the ability to have "a regional view from a country perspective" and is able to communicate clearly with Region South Europe Consolidation Team

•            Leadership by influence as opposed to control - you bring something to the table

•            Strong personality able to deal with different cultures and behaviors

•            Strong supporter for the SSC interface

•            Business financial skills and understanding of project accounting and contracting

•            Knowledge about accounting guidelines and principles

•            Systematic and result oriented including analytical skills

•            Knowledge about SAP and ERP systems

•            Knowledge on the Renewable/ Wind Energy Market is not essential but will be considered

•            Good communication and cooperation skills

•            Strong proficiency in spoken and written English

•            Strong knowledge of the Vestas Value Chain

 

 


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 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 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 24,600 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.