Oslo, 03, NO, 605

Function:  Finance
Employment type:  Full Time
Required experience:  Experienced - over 5 years
Reference ID:  72533

Senior Project Controller

Welcoming you to the team

In this role, you will be part of the finance team in our business group G&T (Generation and Transmission, formerly SLS - Subsea and Land Systems), specializing in the execution of turn-key and supply-only contracts for Subsea and Land cable manufacturing and installation around the globe.


Getting a flying start

The Senior Project Controller collaborates with the project, tender and the finance teams in G&T, including plant controllers and the central Finance team.


Responsible for all financial aspects within the respective project team and the controlling department:

  • Maintains at all point in the project execution life the best/robust view at completion, as well as control of the phasing over calendar periods – respecting the financial reporting needs of Nexans
  • Performs as part of the reporting the deviations’ analysis towards forecasts and budgets.
  • Takes part in all relevant activities to keep a good overview of the risks and opportunities, and their possible impacts on the project P&L.
  • Able, together with the Project Manager, to challenge the project team to get the most accurate picture of the project development.
  • Commercially oriented to seek for Opportunities and Variation Orders when applicable.
  • Able to structure projects under multi-unit environment (involving various entities within the company)
  • Follows-up all various project related financial items such as tax, duties, bonds, commissions, indexation, hedging of metals and currencies.
  • Follows-up cashflow and strives for opportunities on cash in acceleration.
  • Follows-up on production orders from the production factories, on marine & onshore installation activities (from Nexans own vessels and installation departments to subcontractors), and all other project activities (PMT, Engineering, Procurement, etc.).
  • Comfortable working in SAP to establish and maintain the work breakdown structure (WBS) throughout the project’s lifetime.


How you make an impact

  • You come to life when working in collaboration with others and enjoy giving and receiving growth feedback.
  • You are curious and love finding simple solutions to challenging tenders and have a high sense of quality and time.
  • You have a team spirit and are motivated by bringing the teams together.
  • It comes naturally for you to organize and plan in a structured manner.
  • You have an analytical and strategic mindset with the urge to understand the business.



Your starting point when you join :

  • Education: Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant financial field, or with Engineer background and relevant financial experience.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years working experience, preferably with a background from EPCI / turnkey project environment within EPC Contractor including large scale projects €500-1000+m.
  • Large work capacity, ability and experience to work in a fast-paced international environment.
  • Strong business analytical and problem-solving skills, and high sense of quality and on-time performance.
  • Advanced user of Excel, and relevant experience working with SAP. Power BI (or similar tool) user experience is a plus.
  • Experience reviewing and understanding contracts and other legal documents.
  • Good knowledge of IFRS accounting principles.
  • Good communication and co-operation skills.
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian is a plus.
  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.


Other Information:

For more information please contact G&T Project and Tender Controlling Head; Damien de Quillacq on cell +47 482 777 98