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Senior Project Controller

Hitachi Energy has a exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Controller you'll be responsible for the correctness of project balance sheet and income statement as well as for cash flow and monthly/quarterly forecast. Drives project cash flow. Manages currency risk, tax issues, controls financial accounting and reporting (including project site accounting), and ensures compliance with project financing requirements. 


  • Prepares a Project Financial Execution Plan (as part of an overall Project Execution Plan covering all financial, commercial and tax aspects such as permanent establishment, revenue recognition methods, billing plan, payment securities, consortium administration, import duties and VAT, etc.).  
  • Establishes project governance process. Participates in opportunity/risk identification, ensure that all required mitigation actions are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Drives, co-ordinates and prepares monthly project reviews jointly with the Project Manager. Reviews and takes joint responsibility with the Project Manager for project cost reports including estimates to complete and project schedule.
  • Promotes commercial awareness in the project team and checks the commercial conditions in the project execution plan (such as T&Cs in supply management, claims, back-to-back conditions).  Drives claim, back-charges and insurance cases and monitors the proper follow up together with the Contract Manager/Project Manager  upstream (towards customer), side-stream (towards consortia partner) as well as downstream (towards suppliers).
  • Follows up on internal project audit reports, and ensures timely implementation of all required actions related to projects under responsibility.

Your Background:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Proven experience in project Controlling
  • Strong communications skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience in Project Financial Execution Plans and balance sheets

Location Massy, Île-de-France, France
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Finance
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-19
Reference number R0045272

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.