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Senior Project Controller


Your responsibilities:

  • You will provide input to the Project Execution Plan on financial aspects. Prepares financial accounting and reporting. Drive and seek for optimization of Project Cash Flow, Revenues, and GM contribution together with Project Director/Managers.
  • You will be responsible for the correctness of the monthly project balance sheet and income statement as well as for cash flow and monthly/quarterly forecast reporting.
  • You will be responsible for driving and facilitating financial planning processes and activities implementation of standardized processes and tools to support the financial planning activities in your area of responsibility monitoring and Review.
  • You will participate in opportunity/risk identification and monitor that all required mitigation actions are timely implemented.
  • You will be in joint responsibility with the Project Manager for all Financial aspects of the project including Estimating at completion and related Cost-to-complete, forecasted Revenues and Cash Flow, Risks and Opportunities assessment, and ensuring alignment with other functions including Project Controls, planning/scheduling.
  • You will be responsible for supporting the Project Director/Manager in coordinating and preparing monthly project reviews.  Participates in preparing the project cost report. Verifies the substance for the cost to ensure compliance with budget and forecast to completion.
  • You will support the Project Managers in adherence to corporate governance, integrity, assurance, and other group and business-specific directives and instructions.
  • You will be responsible for Leads/Supports process improvement and cost-saving initiatives to protect and increase the Group’s profitability. Supports initiatives to achieve excellence in financial controlling and improvement of controlling processes, governance, and tools.
  • You will ensure safe working procedures and practices are always followed including the wearing and maintenance of assigned.
  • You will be responsible for personal protective equipment: attendance at required health, safety, and environment training; report injuries, incidents, hazards, and near-miss events. Model safe work behaviors in all aspects of work and actively identify hazards and risk controls.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity means taking responsibility for your actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • Minimum 5 years of practical experience as a Project/Functional Controller in a complex environment. Knowledge of the Software Industry is preferred but not essential.
  • Proficient with SAP COPA and Project modules, MS Word, Excel; and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated Negotiation skills.
  • Results orientation - drive to exceed goals & and improve business practices for higher performance levels.
  • Strategic orientation - define own plan within larger strategy & and contribute to strategy beyond own area.
  • Act Responsibly - Integrity, Transparency, Safety.
  • Personal leadership - engage team commitment & and empower teams to perform measures as per PDA and Projects Dashboard. Organizational Chart Refer a separate chart.
  • Proficiency in both spoken & and written English language is required. 

Location Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Finance
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-11-15
Reference number R0035864

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.