Senior Business Controller (f/​m/​d)

E.ON SE

Hybrid, Permanent contract

Full or part time

This job

E.ON SE

E.ON is one of Europe's largest operators of energy networks and infrastructure and a provider of innovative energy solutions. Our employees are constantly working to digitise the energy world, achieve net zero and connect everyone to good energy. To achieve this, we are focusing our actions on sustainability, digitalisation and growth. We strongly believe that differences make us stronger and welcome all people into our inclusive and diverse culture.

We are looking for a Senior Business Controller (f/m/d) to join our E.ON SE team as soon as possible. If you are interested, please apply online.

Senior Business Controller (f/m/d)

Location: Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Applications can only be submitted online via our portal. Please understand that we cannot consider applications that reach us by e-mail.

Job description

A job that inspires

As a Senior Analyst Business Controlling you play an important role in the Controlling activities for our Customer Solutions business: You contribute to processes and projects across the E.ON Group and provide performance insight and steering impulse into the European Customer Solutions business. You report to the Head of Reporting and Performance Management, working hand in hand with colleagues from numerous global functions and regional finance departments to enable our business to deliver sustainable, profitable growth.

In this role you are committed to supporting a strong performance culture and ensure the integrity and consistency of commercial performance information at all times. You also take a role in

  • Analyzing European Customer Solutions business activities and KPIs from a financial and operational perspective, including special KPI reports, ad-hoc deep-dives as well as special analysis of performance relevant topics
  • Providing transparency and analysis on quarterly closings, mid-term planning, budgeting and forecasting of the Customer Solution business
  • Partnering with regional Energy Infrastructure Solutions and commodity business experts as well as all other relevant stakeholders and provide a fit-for-purpose KPI set to support business decisions
  • Evaluating and appraising investment opportunities and providing recommendations to decision makers
  • Supporting the group-wide capital allocation process, prioritizing investments and Cost-to-Acquire opportunities within the Customer Solutions businesses
  • Fostering high quality stakeholder relationships with your counterparts in the local businesses

A convincing background

  • Degree in Finance, Business Management or an equivalent qualification paired with experience in financial and/or sales controlling
  • Several years of professional experience in the finance area, ideally in an operational Customer Solutions business in the international context of a large corporation
  • Understanding of the performance drivers behind the Customer Solutions business, both in the world of commodities as well as in the solutions business
  • Experience in contributing to analytical/best practice projects, ideally across various markets
  • Strong analytical capabilities combined with a pragmatic spirit, an entrepreneurial mindset and a can-do attitude proven by tangible examples of delivering high-quality results in a dynamic environment
  • Ideally with skills in the use of Financial and Management Information systems (e.g. SAP, Tagetik, CRM systems) and a strong interest in supporting the digitalization of Controlling across our business
  • The drive to improve your own area of responsibility pro-actively, continuously, and with good interpersonal, communication and management skills to become a preferred partner for stakeholders
  • A high-level personal integrity, reliability and ownership as well as enthusiasm for working and winning in an international team and developing yourself daily.
  • Fluency in German and business English and the mobility to undertake international business travel

A motivating environment

  • A task full of challenges in which we jointly design a successful induction
  • An appreciative working atmosphere in which mutual trust and respect play a decisive role in teamwork
  • A modern working environment that ensures a good work-life balance through flexible working and home office
  • A wide range of personal and professional training and development opportunities to support you in the next step in your career
  • A strong network because for us the collegial exchange across company units is in the foreground and offers a wide range of perspectives
  • A secure supply with attractive remuneration and various additional benefits, such as in-house sports, child care and company pension schemes

Inclusion

It is important to us that people with disabilities have access to a fair application process, providing them with an opportunity to shine. Therefore, our representative body for severely disabled people will be included in the process from an early stage. Please let us know via the application form if you require technical or organisational adjustments during the application process. We will strive to make the required aids available.

Should you not be able to apply online and want to speak someone in person, please contact your local recruiter.

What else you should know:

Type of contract:Permanent contract
Employment type:Full or part time
Work Model:Hybrid
Company:E.ON SE
Job number:224107

As long as the position is advertised on our careers page, we are looking for suitable candidates (f/m/d). We look forward to receiving your application!

Recruiter

Any questions?

Our recruiting team will be happy to answer any questions you may have by e-mail. Or are you already convinced that this should be the next step in your career? Then apply online right now via our career portal. We look forward to receiving your application! Please note that applications by e-mail will not be considered.

As long as the position is advertised on our careers page, we are looking for suitable candidates (f/m/d). We look forward to receiving your application!

Application process

Depending on the company and position, the process may vary. So we are providing you with an exemplary overview of the possible steps involved. Your recruiter can help you with any additional questions you may have.

  • Online application

    Your online application is the first step of the application process. All jobs are advertised in our career portal. Create an application profile – it will only take about two minutes and can open the door for you to jobs in all E.ON Group companies worldwide. All applications for advertised jobs at E.ON must be made online.

  • Interview

    In the interview, we get to know each other better. Tell us about yourself and ask us anything that is on your mind: about the position, the team or generally about E.ON as an employer. The interview will take place either in person or online. We look forward to meeting you.

  • Contract and onboarding

    Welcome to the team! We want to make sure that you'll find your way around the company quickly. During your onboarding you’ll learn everything you need to know about E.ON and your new work environment.

We value and foster diversity

Society is diverse – just like our workforce. We’ve proved that fresh ideas and perspectives always emerge when an exciting blend of different people work together. That's why we work hard to become a diversity pioneer.


In 2008, we signed the German Diversity Charter. We are also a member of numerous national and international networks and initiatives that deal with various aspects of diversity.


And we also promote an inclusive culture internally. To name just two examples: In Germany, we run a mentoring programme to prepare female employees for leadership positions. We also launched the CEO Awards for Diversity & Inclusion in 2018. The awards support people and activities at E.ON who are committed to diversity and inclusion.

Behind the scenes

At E.ON we are convinced that good energy connects. Get to know the people at E.ON, find out what we stand for and what topics you can work on with us.

#enerSHE shapes the future

Mit unserer MINT-Kampagne möchten wir Frauen aus den Bereichen Mathematik, Informatik, Naturwissenschaften und Technik für Berufe im Netzbereich begeistern.

Kununu

We have already received several awards for our commitment as an employer - including in the areas of women and family friendliness and as a "Top Company" from the employer rating platform kununu.

Hybrid Working

For the most part, we have a hybrid working model in place where we work partly in the office and partly from home, depending on the task. This supports your work-life balance and protects the environment. We value personal exchange just as much as digital opportunities for collaboration, and we’ll provide you with the equipment and digital tools you need to do your job well. Please contact your recruiter to learn more about the working options of your desired position.

About E.ON

E.ON is one of Europe's largest operators of energy networks and infrastructure and a provider of innovative energy solutions for around 48 million customers. Around 74,000 employees are constantly working to digitize the energy world, achieve net zero and connect everyone to good energy. To achieve this, we are focusing our actions on sustainability, digitalization, and growth. We strongly believe that differences make us stronger and welcome all people into our inclusive and diverse culture.

Together into a green energy future

What makes E.ON stand out as an employer

  • Sense of purpose

    Together we pave the way for the green energy transition in Europe and enable society and our customers to become C02-neutral.

  • Sustainability

    We make energy cleaner and smarter, giving our customers access to a sustainable supply of electricity and heat.

  • Winning culture

    We promote an inclusive culture where everyone feels valued and where everyone can reach their full potential and make a meaningful contribution to E.ON's success.

  • Recognition

    We value the contribution of each individual. We recognise individual achievements and reward the successes we deliver as a team.

  • Work Life Balance

    Family or career? It doesn’t have to be either/or. Whether flexitime, part-time or hybrid working: At E.ON, you will find the right model for every life situation.

  • Health

    Benefit from our wide range of health and well-being offers and take advantage of preventative activities.

  • Network

    Joining E.ON opens the door to countless opportunities – regionally and internationally.

  • Development

    Whether you're looking for a specialist or management career, our individual training programmes will help you develop both professionally and personally.

  • Onboarding

    We’ll help you learn everything you need to know about E.ON and your new working environment – making your start at E.ON easy.