SUIT Business Controller

Wartsila Italy is looking for a Business Controller dedicated to the Service Unit.
The BC will be located preferably in Trieste or alternatively in Genoa.
Application deadline 2018-05-25
Position description Business Controller supports the SU Director and SU Management Team developing the business on strategic and operational level and steering financial performance.
Ensures and reports a true and fair view of risks, rewards and financial position of the Service Unit.
Develops, reports and follows trends in KPI and PPI.

Responsibilities The Business Controller is a business and commercial minded consultant-like partner. (S)he partners up with other functions outside of finance, especially sales and operations, supporting risk assessment during sales phases and risk mitigation during delivery phases. (S)he is proactive and externally focused. Utilizing strong networking and influencing skills, (s)he builds business plans and identifies opportunities and risks. (S)he is a fact based challenger who defines ways to measure and report on financial and operational key indicators to grow the top line, improve results and strengthens the cash flow.

The Business Controller translates results, figures and trends into understandable language, strengthens the internal cooperation and brings controlling closer to the business.

Responsible for developing and maintaining close cooperation and communication with all stakeholders.

Requirements Business and Financial knowledge
Wartsila accounting and IFRS knowledge
Leadership and influencing skills
Analytical skills and capacity to link and match financial aspects with market contest
Pushing the boundaries and challenge conventional thinking
Clear and effective communicator
Stakeholder management skills in matrix organization
Capability to link corporate process with the local accounting law and requirements
Corporate Governance knowledge
(S)he has a strategic controlling attitude combined with the ability to generate deeper analyses
SAP, relevant reporting tools, CRM and integration with other information systems
Understanding of contractual concepts and legal expressions

Leadership Skills:
Change management
Communication skills
Relationship building
Action oriented
Cooperation with SU, BL, ABS and Area management teams
Business and customer focus
MSc in Business Administration/ Economics and/or equivalent work experience. Preferable 5 years experience in Business Control dept.
Experience in managerial position is a plus.
Contact person to give further information Mr. Flavio Borsarelli
Country Italy
Job area Finance & Control