Business Controller

Location PL-Gdynia
Requisition ID
Business Area
Business Assurance
Accounting, Finance & Controlling
Location Details
Gdynia, Poland
Position Type
Temporary employment
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

Local Unit & Position Description

Business Assurance Poland belongs to Region Central Europe consisting of Benelux, Germany, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria.


We are looking for a Country Business Controller in Poland for the period of maternity leave. The local Business Controller is a key member of the Polish management team and reports directly to the Regional Controller of Central Europe. The Country Business Controller acts as an advisor to drive best value for the country by working alongside key decision makers, providing informed insight and challenge to business decisions, thereby influencing and shaping financial plans and future direction and choices through the provision of high quality financial analysis on business performance, planning, pricing, investments and project control.


Key tasks:

  • Assure that numbers are trustworthy, complete and on time 
  • Understand and report financial performance of the unit against target and forecast combined with business analysis
  • Coordinate and manage target setting and quarterly forecasting processes
  • Coordinate and publish timely monthly and quarterly financial reports 
  • Manage all finance and accounting operations with focus on service quality
  • Monitoring of balance sheet items like accounts receivables, work in progress, accrued expenses and taking corrective actions where necessary
  • Monitor and assess key performance parameters via periodic analysis of the unit goals, benchmark monitoring, performance indicators, project profitability analysis, and internal audits/reviews
  • Advise and provide support in finance to management and work closely with other departments as a supporting and advisory capacity
  • Ensure compliance with DNV GL’s internal Management System guidelines and BA governance principles
  • Lead the optimization of work efficiency and cost- and cash-driven entrepreneurial culture
  • Develop and review local processes and guidelines in the country within the financial area. 

Position Qualifications


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar roles in controllership, financial management and analysis
  • Experience of working for a multinational business, preferably in the service industry business

Knowledge, skills:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting principles and procedures
  • Computer skills: MS Office, Excel advanced
  • Experience working with DNV GL internal tools will be a plus: Agresso, Basware, ConCert, Oracle, TEAM
  • Fluent in Polish and English – both written and spoken

Behavioral competences:

  • Successful candidates should have a commercial and solution oriented mindset with a pragmatic and structured approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Curious and eager to learn

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL is one of the world’s leading certification bodies. We help businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment, and training services. Partnering with our customers, we build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust across all types of industries.

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