Statkraft Production - Germany

For our regional headquarter in Hürth near Cologne we are looking to hire a

Business Controller (m/f/d)

Why Statkraft? 

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. 

But there’s more work to be done – that’s why we need you to join us.  

In our region “Production Continent, UK, South-East Europe” (PC) we are coordinating all operations and maintenance from our assets in Continental Europe, UK, Albania and Turkey. The position is located at our regional headquarter in Hürth-Knapsack, near Cologne. Our production portfolio includes hydro power plants (run of river, reservoir and pump storage), wind farms as well as biomass and gas fired power plants. For the majority of our assets we share asset ownership which involves accountability for overall performance, development and long-term value creation. For other assets we act as O&M service provider for one of our other Business Areas within Statkraft.

Your area and team:

The department Controlling is providing expertise in reporting, performance management, project controlling as well as KPI follow up. As a Business Controller you will be a major contributor in assuring outstanding asset operations, optimizing administrative structures, creating cost transparency at top of-class cost efficiency and leading performance management and reporting. In this role you will:

  • Continuously improve the cost control and project control process
  • Be the professional support to all departments within the business unit in the process of planning and reporting financial goals
  • Perform analysis that render possibilities for improved efficiency and drive improvements in the organisation
  • Develop and implement digital solutions
  • Generate monthly reporting and deviation analysis of the project portfolio and the operational costs
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Proactively follow up on operation and maintenance projects and costs


What you bring along: 

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Energy Management or similar
  • Relevant experience as a controller 
  • Practical experiance in project management
  • Knowledge of accounting principles HGB/ IFRS, especialy regarding asset accounting
  • Ability to solve issues independently and proactively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Good SAP and Excel/Access skills


What we offer:

  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds 
  • The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet” 
  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles
  • Competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes
  • Being part of a company proudly certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ 


For us the ideas of our committed and ambitious colleagues make the difference. If you want to share our passion for renewable energy and be a part of tomorrow’s energy world, please apply through our online application form. 

Please note: Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. We conduct background checks on qualified applicants before hire. The position is based in Hürth, near Cologne.  

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