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Controller, Financial Planning and Analysis (m/f)

  • Location: Vienna
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 15/12/2017
  • Hours: Full-time

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The Controller, as part of the Financial Planning and Analysis, Group Controlling team is responsible for steering the monthly Borealis Group Business Report ensuring highest quality and timely publication. The role holder further manages the FTE and fixed cost planning process as part of the Borealis Business Planning and Forecasting processes. Project participation and contributing to other different financial processes is expected with the main focus on continuous improvement.

In performing this role, the Controller interacts with different stakeholders within the organisation in order to provide a solid basis for decision making, based on post and forward looking financials.


Area of responsibility

  • Controlling & Reporting
    • Steer Monthly Group Business Report, ensuring timeliness and quality, and interacting closely with the Business Finance teams to understand underlying business drivers and issues
    • Provide quarterly financials and presentation to the Finance community and preparation of quarterly key financial figures for senior management
  • Business Planning and Forecasting
    • Process ownership of the FTE and fixed cost planning process as part of the annual Borealis Business Plan and the quarterly forecasts
    • Review and challenge the FTE and fixed cost input received from the Business units and Departments and consolidate for the Borealis group
    • Prepare presentation material to support the Senior Management in decision making
    • Support in preparing the business planning timelines and in continuously improving the planning and forecasting process of the Borealis Group
  • Development and maintenance of policies, procedures and processes related to Controlling, Reporting and Business Planning
  • Act as a project member in group projects
  • Provide ad hoc support to Senior Management (e.g. on strategic projects)


Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Master degree in finance, accounting or economics
  • Mastery of English at business level, both spoken and written
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience
  • Solid financial knowledge and good business process understanding
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, Business Warehouse and Tagetik
  • Ability to manage and act effectively in a multicultural and cross functional environment
  • Ability to interact with Senior Management


Key behavioural aspects

  • Concern for order & quality
  • Teamwork and co-operation
  • Initative
  • Achievement orientation
  • Expertise


Other information

  • Place of work: Vienna, Austria
  • Working time: full time
  • We offer a competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement chemical industry starting at EUR 57000 annual gross salary. In addition we offer a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.


For more detailed information please contact Siegfried Wengler, Senior Manager FP&A, phone +43 1 22 400 742. If you are interested in this role and meet most of the above profile criteria please apply online and attach your CV.

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+43 664 960 87 34
Julia Gal-Konwalinka