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Specialist, Financial Controller

Specialist, Financial Controller 
DK, Copenhagen | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID:  14932

We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures.

Finance >  Group Finance >  VMAN Reporting & Controlling

VWS Reporting & Compliance is responsible for the financial reporting of Vestas Wind System A/S (Parent Company), Vestas Manufacturing A/S, and Danish Holding companies covering Group Functions, Controlling, and Reporting of Treasury operations, Technology, and IT. We work closely with our Group Reporting, Group IFRS, Global Tax, and Global Finance Shared Service Center in Manila to achieve accuracy and compliance with regard to our financial processes.


  • Overall Controllership ensuring timely and efficient closing process and submission of Monthly and Annual Reporting Packages
  • Own and be accountable for the monitoring and reconciliation of R&C financial statements and investigate any issues
  • Adhere to Group financial processes, compliance rules/policies, and Vestas guidelines
  • Develop Financial controlling and processes and assist in the development of Financial Systems and Controls 
  • Ensure close collaboration with SSC to resolve overall queries and ensure improved operation across processes; provide support and validation of SSC across all financial areas including Banking & Payments, Accounts Receivable/ Payable and GRIR account
  • Participate in cross-functional projects and initiatives and drive improvement in the financial reporting across functions
  • Ensure pro-active engagement with various stakeholders securing a smooth closing process and insights into the financials and business drivers
  • Coordinate audit requests and approve payments
  • Qualifications

  • Approximately 5 years of controlling experience in a large international company and/or experience from an international auditing business
  • Experience with group closing and reporting process in a large international company - from financial controlling to communication of financial performance to senior stakeholders
  • Strong accounting and performance reporting insight
  • Hands-on experience with SAP is a must
  • Fluent in English verbally and written
  • You have an MSc in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration & Auditing or similar
  • Competencies

  • Ability to combine theoretical knowledge with practical solutions
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work in a structured way
  • Capability of extracting key messages from large data volumes
  • An open-minded and problem-solving attitude 
  • Good stakeholder management and communication skills 
  • Interest in interacting with different group functions, management levels and entities across the world
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership
  • What We Offer
    We offer an exciting and challenging job with great development opportunities. You will have a lot of opportunities to grow your career and directly contribute to future business results across the value chain.

    Additional Information
    Primary work location: Copenhagen, Denmark
    This position requires occasional traveling to Aarhus.
    For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Recruiter – Aleksandra Arias (Gdansk, Poland) at +48 668 869 468 .
    You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.

    Please apply no later than 19th April 2021.

    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 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

    Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 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 25.000 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 and following us on our social media channels.

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