• Project Controller

    Location DE-Hamburg
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Location Details
    Hamburg, Germany
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

     As a Project Controller, you will join Finance team of 11 professionals, who are based in Hamburg and Copenhagen. The team is supporting Renewables Certification.  You will work closely with the project managers, to ensure proper project set-up, maintenance and timely invoicing.


    The job as Project Controller is divided into two parts: 


    Administrative part

    • Set-up and maintain external and internal projects in Oracle (or other PA software)
    • Set-up of IORAs, if applicable
    • Review of supplier’s invoices and allocation to the respective project / task incl. posting of events
    • Billing towards the client / other Group company, incl. posting of events
    • Support in AR collection

    Controlling part

    • Act as a sounding board / sparring’s partner to the project manager
    • Support the PM from a finance perspective
    • Supply of relevant project data to both the Project Manager and the BU management
    • This includes, but may not be limited to:
      • Financial reviews of proposals
      • Alignment of work order in place and services rendered to the client
      • Timely billing
      • Supervision of project profitability
      • Early warning in case of project issues, incl. bad debt risk
      • Lessons learnt / sharing of best practice  

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in Business Administration or Accounting (alternatively similar practical experience)
    • Few years of experience in project administration and controlling
    • Basic knowledge of IFRS and Local GAAP
    • Knowledge of relevant tax directives, e.g. VAT
    • Excellence in Excel
    • Fluency in German and English
    • Good knowledge of Oracle PA module would be an advantage

    Personal qualities

    • Team player
    • Proactive and hands-on attitude
    • Structured and precise way of working
    • Good communication skills

    Join us and you will:

    • Work with dedicated and competent colleagues who have a high level of education and specialization in a global set up
    • Be exposed by demanding customer’s inquiries, in a complex, technical, commercial and exciting environment
    • Experience exciting challenges and a new way of thinking in the ever-changing energy world
    • Have an exciting and attractive working environment which you can actively shape
    • Benefit from attractive and individual training and development opportunities
    • Enjoy permanent employment with a fair remuneration plan

    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 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.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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