Senior Project Controller
Would you like to join the next industrial revolution?
Remember the Kyoto Protocol?
Would you like to make green energy available for everyone and be part of one of the coolest companies to revolutionise the delivery of renewable energy? Based on proven technology, we are eager to take part in saving our planet.
Our markets and targets are international, focusing initially on the UK, Germany, Norway, and Spain. Our clients are industries where their heat is needed in the production processes.
About the role
Embark on a key position as a Senior Project Controller at Kyoto, situated in Seville, Spain. In this pivotal role, you will be tasked with supervising and enhancing the financial facets of our project executions, with a specialised emphasis on Heatcube installations.
Your contribution is vital in maintaining financial precision, upholding budgetary constraints, and aligning project execution seamlessly with contractual agreements.
The position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) but will have a very close collaboration with the project execution organisation, fostering seamless communication and alignment between financial strategies and project objectives.
- Cost Management
Develop, implement, and maintain a robust structure for tracking project execution costs.
Monitor project costs against approved budgets and client contracts, analysing variances.
Challenge project execution teams to adhere to budgetary constraints and avoid overruns.
- Financial Reporting
Prepare accurate and timely financial reports for the steering committee and project execution committee.
Provide regular updates on cost variances, project financial health, and potential risks.
- Estimate Reporting
Oversee estimate reporting processes, ensuring accuracy and alignment with project objectives.
Collaborate with project teams to develop reliable cost estimates for future projects.
- Master Data Structure
Establish and maintain a comprehensive master data structure for project financials.
Ensure consistency and accuracy in financial data across all project-related activities.
- ERP Knowledge
Utilise ERP knowledge to streamline financial processes and integrate project financial data seamlessly.
Collaborate with IT teams to enhance system functionalities for improved financial control.
- Financial Controlling for Kyoto's Spanish legal entity
Manage finance controlling responsibilities for the Spanish legal entity.
Ensure compliance with local financial regulations and reporting requirements.
- Support and Collaboration
Collaborate closely with project execution teams, providing financial guidance and support.
Offer insights to enhance project financial efficiency and effectiveness.
Required skills & experiences
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field.
- Proven track record in project controlling, preferably in EPC/construction contracting.
- Experience with contract management from the financial perspective is an advantage.
- Background in a medium to large size international company.
- Experience with Power BI and similar digital tools for visualisation of cost management and estimate reporting.
- Strong ERP knowledge, with experience utilising ERP systems for financial management.
- Solid accounting experience, including cost analysis and financial reporting.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.
- Eligible to work in Seville, Spain.
Who are you?
- Detail-oriented with a focus on quality and accuracy.
- Self-motivated and proactive in addressing customer needs.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Flexibility and adaptability to changing work environments and customer requirements.
- Passionate about driving the renewable transformation and the decarbonisation of the industry.
- An effective communicator with an excellent level of oral and written English.
- Integrity, self-driven with a hands-on attitude, able to think outside the box.
Interested in joining the team?
Are you eager to embrace a position within a rapidly expanding scale-up enterprise? Our company fosters a culture of mutual concern, collaborative teamwork, and a forward-looking workspace with a horizontal organisational structure. As a united and dedicated team that celebrates diversity, we offer you the exceptional opportunity to make an unprecedented impact on climate change.
We present a compelling package of competitive terms and conditions, supported by a remarkably driven team comprising 12 nationalities and proficient in 13 languages. With a 33% female representation, this team is geographically distributed across three countries.
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Founded in 2016, Kyoto is a Norwegian company dedicated to harnessing the vast potential of variable renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power. Our mission is to leverage this clean energy to reduce the CO2 emissions associated with industrial thermal loads significantly. We are pioneering the integration of thermal sales and flexibility into a single product, positioning Kyoto as a competitive leader in the thermal industry. Our unique approach allows us to offer both heat sales and flexibility solutions, making a sustainable future more attainable.
Market & Products
Kyoto's core strategy involves selling and operating Heatcube thermal batteries, which enable industrial consumption of low-cost heat derived from surplus solar and wind energy (i.e., during periods of low-priced electricity). Additionally, Kyoto operates an Energy Management System—a remote-control solution that optimises renewable energy consumption for cost efficiency and carbon neutrality. Our dual focus is to provide end-users with an affordable, carbon-neutral heat product while offering balancing services and flexibility solutions to power producers and grid operators.
Culture & Values
At Kyoto Group, our values are the cornerstone of our identity, guiding our daily actions. We deeply care for our people and planet, reflecting our commitment to a sustainable future. Our unwavering determination fuels our ambition, driving us to focus on solutions instead of problems. We approach every endeavour dedicated to making a positive impact with enthusiasm and passion.