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ABOUT THE NORDEX GROUP

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 37 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 8,500 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.


We are growing and together driving forward the expansion of alternative energies worldwide - if you wish, from now on with you. Join the #TeamNordex

Sr. Financial Analyst (m/f/d)

REQUISITION ID:  4619
LOCATION: 

West Branch, IA, US Chicago, IL, US

DEPARTMENT:  Controlling / Finance

Do you want to be part of an agile team where colleagueship truly matters?

As a global company, we interact with a variety of people and cultures. Integrity, Respect, Colleagueship and Ownership are the unifying force for all departments and regions around the world. It’s the individual that defines the team. And it’s the team that makes the difference. Join the #TEAMNORDEX and shape the future of energy with us.

 

As Senior Financial Analyst, you will analyze past and present financial data for the Service or Project Management business and estimate future revenues and expenditures to support Service or Project Management decisions.

 

Responsibilities:

 

    • Compile, compare, and analyze monthly actuals vs budget and forecast
    • Prepare and distribute monthly internal management reporting, including actuals vs budget and forecast by region and windfarm, identifying risks and opportunities
    • Reporting of monthly, quarterly, and annual KPI’s through scorecards
    • Work with the team to put together, review, and challenge monthly forecasts
    • Understand and track all the different costs of a service business unit and analyze potential cost reductions
    • Review, challenge, and approve post sales figures before submission
    • Deep analysis of major part failures and statistical approach to forecast future costs
    • Work with field management to analyze the potential improvements in the service process and to explain variations on costs
    • Coordinate with different departments to gather information for the yearly budget
    • Coordinate and work closely with accounting for accuracy and efficiency of reporting
    • Develop new tools for cost understanding
    • Support senior leadership team on ad hoc analysis and reports as required
    • Consolidate and monitor risks and opportunities for the division
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

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.

 

Requirements:

 

  • 5+ years of business finance experience, with emphasis on financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting
  • BS in Accounting/Finance required;
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical abilities where problems are complex
  • Ability to identify areas of financial risk, inform management and develop contingency plans.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel modeling skills.
  • High level of computer literacy to keep up with current analytical tools and monitor business performance; experience with, SAP platform is a plus.
  • Ability to work in an environment of continuous change and different challenges
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, 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.

 

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.