Country Controller

Requisition ID
Business Area
Oil & Gas
Accounting, Finance & Controlling
Location Details
Position Type
Temporary employment

Local Unit & Position Description

Oil & Gas Germany is located in Hamburg and consists of over 70 employees, with a diverse service portfolio. Currently we are looking for an experienced controller to support our team as a replacement until July 2018.


  • Monthly analyses, control and report financial information to the country manager, within the country and to the regional financial controller
  • Manage and coordinate the dynamic forecasting, target setting and scenario planning processes in the country including preparation and setting up the relevant financial data
  • Support and assist the country manager and other line managers within the unit in financial matters and daily operations including regular review of project performances, financial analyses, cost controlling activities as well as improvement initiatives
  • Support the country in implementing best practices, corrective actions, tools and proving processes

Position Qualifications

  • B.A. / Master degree in finance or equivalent university degree in a relevant discipline
  • Several years of professional experience in the area finance, controlling and consulting
  • Expert knowledge in MS Office; advanced Excel skills are required
  • Strong software skills from major ERP system (e.g.: SAP, Oracle)
  • Ability to identify areas for improvement and to support improvement thoughts and initiatives with relevant data-analysis
  • Proactive, analytical, organized and passionate for numbers
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong team player, capable and confident to challenge
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent in German and English

Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers 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.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL is the leading technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry. We enable safe, reliable and enhanced performance in projects and operations.


We provide consistent, integrated services within technical and marine assurance and advisory, risk management advisory and offshore classification. Together with our partners, we drive the industry forwards by developing best practices and standards.


Our people combine industry expertise, multi-disciplinary skills and innovation to solve complex challenges for our customers.

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