Senior Project Controller

Are you ready to work with a purpose? At ABB, you can be sure you're helping to create a better world. The business you'll secure and the partnerships you'll build will touch the lives of millions when they lead to sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world or improved safety for workers in auto plants.ABB is seeking a Senior Project Controller for the Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania location. You will be act as business partner to the Project Director, responsible for all financial and commercial matters and actively driving the project's performance. Can be assigned to multiple medium-sized project (maximum 3 projects) or to a single large project.
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Typical duties/responsibilities for finance may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Reviews and takes joint responsibility with Tender Manager on financial, commercial and tax aspects. Ensures that tender calculation is done correctly, prepares cash-flow and exposure curve. Participates or provides input to negotiations on contractual terms and conditions (clients, consortia, subcontractors, suppliers). Participates and provides input in local risk review process.
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.). Is responsible for the correctness of project balance sheet and income statement as well as for cash flow and monthly/quarterly forecast. Prepares project invoices, manages currency risk, tax issues, financial accounting and reporting (including project site accounting), drives project cash flow and ensures compliance with project financing requirements.
Establishes project governance process. Participates in opportunity/risk identification, ensure that all required mitigation actions are timely implemented. 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 provides commercial input to the project execution plan (such as T&Cs in supply management, claims, back-to-back conditions). Drives claim management, 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. Is responsible for adherence to: corporate governance, integrity, assurance, internal control, group charter, country specific finance directives and instructions.
Drives setup and closure of permanent establishment and branch offices where required for the project. Is responsible jointly with the Tax function for timely filing of financial/tax reports of project branches.
Supervises on a project basis Site Controllers ? depending on the size and complexity of the project.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor' Degree and three (3) years of experience in finance.
Alternatively, a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishments are considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor' Degree in finance and five (5) years of experience in finance.
Additional information
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB
ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:
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As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.
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Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit High Voltage Products
Date posted: 2018-10-01 Job function: Finance Publication ID: US66521833_E1
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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