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Hamburg, DE

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Other

Project Controller North Europe

In this position, you are accountable for financial controlling and reporting of the project portfolio and supporting project managers and project organizations with project financials, cost follow up of programs, projects and contracts.



• You support the local management and project managers in proactive analysis of the project portfolio, project estimate, planning and trend analysis of project costs

• Ensure on-time, reliable, high quality project reporting, forecasting and analyses. Monitor and control provisions and accruals. Track main project expenditures.

• Perform monthly closing and reporting activities related to the projects

• Ensure effectiveness of internal controls for projects

• Train project team on status reporting techniques and manage the process.

• Participate in project review meetings. Follow up issues and risks. Ensure risk assessment is reflected in the project cost planning.

• Responsible for follow up on external and internal financial audits.

• Contribute to continuous improvement of project management processes and tools

• Accountable for the development of own work area and knowledge sharing



• Master or Bachelor degree in Business Administration / Finance and Accounting.

• Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of project controlling, business control gained in a global and complex business setting

• Solid experience with SAP (PS and FICO module), QV reports and MS Office.

• You have strong analytical thinking capability and excellent communication skills in English both oral and written.

• Preferable professional knowledge of the financial tools, procedures and guidelines used in Wärtsilä

• Be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, achieve results, decisiveness and action orientation. You are independent and show initiative with an entrepreneurial spirit.

• You are customer oriented, enterprising, pragmatic, and enthusiastic.

• Flexibility and willingness to learn and grow along the business requirements



Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?  


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.