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Financial Analyst

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. As an energy system integrator, we – Wärtsilians - understand, design, build and serve optimal power systems for future generations. Our solutions provide the needed flexibility to integrate renewables and secure power system reliability. We support our customers over the lifecycle of their installations with services that enable increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Did you know that Wärtsilä has 72 GW of installed power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world?

In this era of innovation and fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?


We are looking for a Financial Analyst to support our Market and Project Development teams in Middle East and Asia with skills, dedication and thirst for adventure. The location for this position is Singapore.


Market Development and Project Development are key functions in implementing the Energy Business Strategy in the MEA area. Wärtsilä Energy Business conducts market development to generate future growth and open up new markets for our technology and services. This is done by influencing key decision makers of stakeholders and potential customers to increase the penetration of renewables and flexibility in their power systems. The Project Development team support the area sales functions by developing projects from origination to financial close and investing equity stakes in projects together with external partners.


About the position


You will support the team by identifying, analysing and developing new value propositions for our solutions (engine, energy storage and hybrids) and conducting financial feasibility, project and business case modelling.


We are looking for an ambitious individual with the right mind-set, proactive way of thinking and willingness to learn. We offer you a career in a multicultural environment within a global company that is a thought leader in the energy industry. This position provides a good entry for career advancement opportunities as a project or market developer and other management positions within Wärtsilä. We expect you to be excited about a global career supporting our journey towards 100% renewable energy. 


As an Analyst, you will:

  • Conduct market and country analyses which support project and market development initiatives
  • Conduct power system analyses together with global modelling team and create market level value propositions, materials, and business proposals to target customers
  • Support the market development action plans for selected countries to promote high renewable penetration and smart (flexible) power solutions
  • Participate actively in front line market development by identifying key stakeholders and engaging in customer dialogues and influencing
  • Support sales organisation with: (i) Technology comparison studies, (ii) feasibility and tariff studies, (iii) hybrid versus stand-alone analysis and (iv) market studies  
  • Support our project development activities in Middle East and Asia with feasibility analyses and financial modelling of independent power producer projects (IPP’s)
  • Support project development teams with preparation of bid proposals, project development implementation, negotiating project agreements, and arranging project finance (debt and equity)
  • Develop and maintain the financial models and feasibility calculation tools.


To succeed in this role, you should hold a degree in one of the following fields: Finance, Energy, Economics, Industrial Engineering, or another field that supports the task. A successful candidate will have a positive and proactive approach and demonstrate ownership and responsibility for driving their own work. The person we are looking for has excellent analytical skills, a good understanding of financial analysis, as well as advanced skills in MS tools. You are a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills, interest in energy sector and willingness to travel.


You need to be fluent in English, other language skills are considered an advantage. The position is suitable for a recently graduated candidate or a person with a couple of years’ experience.


For further information, please contact Malin Östman (malin.ostman@wartsila.com) – General Manager, Market Development and Strategy, MEA.


Application Deadline: 7th June 2020


The selected Financial Analyst will be part of Wärtsilä’s Energy Talent program and will join a community of other young Energy Talents and learn and grow together with them. You can read more about the Energy Talent program at https://www.wartsila.com/careers/students-graduates/energytalent. Note that though the Energy Talent program is based in Helsinki, Finland this position is located in Singapore.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com