• Jr. Business Controller

    Location US-TX-Katy | US-CA-Oakland
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy North America group is seeking a Junior Business Controller to join our Finance team. Our team is responsible for the financial management of several business lines within Energy North America.  This position will assist in the finance reporting of several cost centers performance including project accounting from project setup to project closure. The Junior Business Controller will assist with driving the financial close and ensuring the integrity of the financial results and reporting performance is completed in a timely fashion. This position can be based out of our Oakland, CA or Katy, TX office.
    Tasks May Include 
    • Assist Business controller in support of business lines achieving financial objectives
    • Act as business partner for Project and Line Managers by leading regular financial reviews of projects
    • Responsible for project revenue-side financials, primarily WIP, AR and progress
    • Partner with various levels of management and ensure proper financial discipline is in place throughout the organization
    • Drive the monthly financial close, including project performance as well as operational performance and understanding and reporting on deviations from annual budget and forecasts
    • Responsible for creation, coordination and review of annual budget and quarterly forecasts
    • Manage and coordinate the monthly closing process for projects in Project Module (P2i)
    • Assess revenue on projects based on POC and time & material principles
    • Monitor, report and advise on project financial status 
    • Manage or assist with project financial records 
    • Maintain and develop needed excel reports for project reporting as well as financial reporting
    • Support Business Controller with proposal review, cost and bill rates and other operational responsibilities
    • Other ad-hoc reports as necessary


    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree within finance, accounting or equivalent required
    • Minimum 6 years of progressive experience with project controlling and advancing to profit cost centers responsibility as an accountant or controller, which must include a minimum of 3 years of ERP project module experience (project control and billing)
    • Deep knowledge of the Period End Close (PEC) process required 
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as being operationally astute
    • Extensive knowledge in the Project Module – preferably Oracle Finance
    • Excellent experience with building reports in Excel and knowledge of Power BI
    • Eager to drive continuous improvement and change processes
    • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements
    • Outstanding team building skills – collaborative and team-oriented attitude
    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills as well as interpersonal skills 
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening
    **Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**
    Opportunities Beyond Business
    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.
    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    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 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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