The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 46 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 9,600 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.

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Senior Financial Analyst, Project Competitiveness (m/f/d)


Chicago, IL, US, 60606

DEPARTMENT:  Controlling / Finance

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Position Summary:

As Senior Financial Analyst, Project Competitiveness, you will develop and implement financial models for wind energy projects.  You will analyze past and present financial data of Nordex projects and estimate future revenues and expenditures to support commercial and sales decisions.  In this role, you will also be responsible for ensuring the cost competitiveness of Nordex USA wind turbines in the North American market.  This is a critical role in the continued success of the company working closely with all aspects of the business including Sales, Operations, Supply Chain, Project Management, and the Executive Leadership team.



  • Lead and coordinate activities across the global supply chain, logistics, project management, engineering, sales and finance stakeholders to holistically analyze project economics and develop complete assumptions for project models.
  • Facilitate and manage the relationship between the commercial sales team and operations teams to support sales request activity and enhance the competitiveness of commercial offers.
  • Produce financial valuation models and customer quotations.
  • Create project schedules based on collaboration with global production planning, logistics and project management teams, for use in developing the cost and cash flow assumptions in customer quotations.
  • Create and maintain project cash flow projections.
  • Produce cost trend analysis to model insights into cost reduction and guide improved decision-making.
  • Meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Supports senior leadership team on ad hoc analysis and reports as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Direct Reports:

No direct reports



  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or related field; MBA strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in areas of financial analysis, modeling, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical abilities where problems are complex.
  • Ability to identify areas of financial risk, inform management and develop contingency plans.
  • Strong understanding of financial concepts and ability to communicate complex financial information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel modeling skills.
  • Ability to work in an environment of continuous change and different challenges.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to boil down trends into concise operational reports.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of the staff within the company.
  • Positive and professional attitude and strong leadership skills.
  • Travel to onsite meetings as required (<5% travel).
  • Nordex seeks to employ qualified, fiscally responsible individuals in sensitive positions within the company. Therefore, all candidates who are selected for employment at Nordex for a position that regularly engages in handling credit cards, cash, or other company funds must undergo a credit check.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status. Nordex USA, Inc. does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago