• Regional Finance Manager

    Location ES-Madrid
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Location Details
    Madrid, Spain
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    As Regional Finance Manager you will provide leadership to the regional finance team and support on all financial matters to the Regional Manager. You will represent the finance function and provide direction, including the integration and implementation of the common finance tools, for our global organization in accordance with the DNV GL strategy, Annual Operating Plan, management system (DMS) and other regulations.


    You will have the opportunity to work more broadly within the field of finance and have a true impact on shaping the Regional finance function and driving the finance future in DNV GL Energy. You will work with the managers and employees as well as a broad network of key personnel within the finance area.


    • As a key member of the regional leadership team you are responsible for all finance related topics of the region.
    • Design, review and drive the strategic and operational targets together with the Regional Manager and the management team
    • Maintain and further develop appropriate financial KPIs for the region to ensure effective and efficient regional performance.
    • Support the implementation and effective use of tools and processes related to forecasting, planning and budgeting.
    • Drive regional business performance through objective challenge & business reviews.
    • Ensure consistent implementation and compliance of the financial core processes (invoicing, credit collection, project controlling, pricing, contract review and support) across the region.
    • Provide financial & commercial support to line managers as well as project Managers, including coaching as required.
    • Ensure active and timely involvement in bid support including (commercial) review of proposals.
    • Manage and implement any new systems/process for Finance within the Region, ensuring appropriate change management processes are adopted to facilitate a smooth implementation.
    • Lead the financial integration of acquisitions within the region.
    • Support internal transactions (like legal entity mergers) to streamline the legal entity structure of the group.
    • Develop and motivate the (remote) finance team through regular feedback and completion of annual performance appraisals.
    • Close working & liaison with the BA Finance Director to ensure alignment with the Business Area Energy.
    • Interface with regional ‘financial operations’ and the shared service center teams.
    • Create, build and maintain successful relationships throughout the line.

    Position Qualifications

    • Substantial, relevant and varied experience in controllership and financial management, preferably at country or regional level in:

               -Production of management accounts and KPI’s/management information
               -Production of statutory accounts
               -Balance sheet responsibility & control
               -Experience in use of Oracle and Agresso/TEAM financial systems

    • Professionally qualified accountant, University degree within finance/business administration, MBA or equivalent.
    • Experience of working for a multi-national business & dealing with multi-currency transactions.
    • A broad business appreciation and willingness to become involved in aspects of the business beyond financial management.
    • Organizational awareness and excellent knowledge and overview of the organization.
    • Experienced in managing and supervising teams.
    • Ability to influence and negotiate with staff at all levels.
    • Excellent analytical skills, target and performance driven.
    • Independent and self-driven with a focus on delivery & driving outcomes.
    • Flexible proactive approach to work.
    • Preferably experience with integration processes within finance.
    • Fluent in English and Spanish, German, French, Italian or Portuguese would be a plus

    If you're interested in applying please submitt your CV in English, cover letter, and additional documents (reference letters / diplomas). Please be informed you may be requested to provide DNV GL additional documents for a background check.

    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  Energy delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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