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Vestas Factory

Risk & Cost Controller 
MX, Mexico, D.F. | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 4721 

Do you have a financial background? Are you a hands-on colleague and enjoy analysing information, make each project clock work? Do you want to be part of a company leader in Eolic Energy contributing to fulfill our highest standards of quality and security?


Sales > SBU MED > Construction LATAM
The construction department oversees all wind farm projects from start to completion. The team takes responsibility for a wind farm once a contract has been signed and remains responsible until the final tests are completed. Working closely with the sales, legal, logistics, procurement and finance departments, the construction team must keep the project on budget and on schedule, ensures our rigorous safety and quality standards are met.
This position is responsible for providing advanced and comprehensive, analysis, and reporting for assigned projects to the construction line organisation and operations management. Actively engages with project execution, planning, tansport, field operations, and construction to provide financial advice and create awareness of how their activities impact the project cost including applicable contractual issues. Continuously drive a cost-conscious culture within project and construction team.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day to day financial housekeeping with regards to projects and construction and ensures quality and accuracy of data and take corrective action in a timely way
  • Analyse financial but also technical and commercial data using pre- and post-calculation, trending, earned value and estimation methods to forecast revenue and costs estimates, and evaluate reasonableness for the former
  • Actively engage with the construction team in establishing the initial budgets, including all relevant cost data and assumptions, technical data, commercial terms and risks from the pre-calculation phase, and in monitoring them throughout the project execution phase until project completion and handover to service
  • Participate in regular project management meetings, conduct visits to the project site and participate in meetings with the customer as needed. Work directly with the customer for inquiries and cost forecasts
  • Strive to minimise project costs by identifying cost savings and prepare cost estimates for potential changes to project execution. Identify and monitor financial risks of any kind related to executing the project according to contract. Prepare project cost evaluation reports and ensure feedback and lessons learned are applied to pre-calculation methodology on a regular basis for continued implementation of norms
  • Make recommendations on improvements with regards to financial and operational KPIs and PPIs
  • Weekly and monthly cost reports and forecasts (such as project post calculation, cost-to-complete, cash flow, site budget report, project evaluation), review of key project reports and evaluate actual expenditure variances vs. previous periods, budgets and forecasts. Key interface with Financial Controlling to provide timely and accurate financial data, documentation and input for commentary as needed with regards to audits and financial reporting. Provide Budget and Forecasting Support. Support on Performance Reporting 

 

Qualifications

  • At least 4-5 years of experience as Controller, specifically working with projects management (desirable on areas of energy, construction, manufacturing or similar)
  • Bachelor's Degree such as Accountant, Financial Administration or similar
  • Desirable Finance specialization
  • Fluent in English (conversation, reading and writing) 

 

Competencies

  • Knowledge of finance, audit, budgeting and accounting
  • Knowledge in tax & compliance
  • Knowledge about SAP and ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of local tax legislations
  • Knowledge about accounting guidelines and principle
  • Excellent excel and financial modelling skills
  • Handle different projects simultaneously

 

What we offer
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You’ll be working in a fast-growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.


Additional information
Vestas is a company that offers equal opportunities and seeks employees who want to work in a multicultural environment and are teamwork oriented.
Work location: Mexico City
Is require travelling for this position.
 


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.

 

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: