Project Controller

Job description

Allego is one of the leading Charge Point Operators in Europe. We provide charging infrastructure and services so that e-cars and e-buses can be charged. It is our mission that everybody should be able to charge their electric car, wherever and whenever they want. Simply and affordably.

 

We want everybody to go electric, and we will push to make this happen. One charge point or dozens at a time we facilitate companies to take the step to clean electric mobility. Our network and services will accelerate the shift to a world where we all drive electric.

 

We are looking for a Project Controller who will help further professionalize the finance organization in a rapid changing environment. In this role you are part of the Finance Controlling Team. You will be responsible for financial support and guidance to operational and innovating key business projects, subsidies, project controllership processes and initiating continuous improvement in key controls. Since we are spreading across Europe, your work will be flavored by opportunities and new engagements.

 

The job

You are the financial conscience of the project and the linking-pin between accounting, reporting and the business.  Acting independent, pro-active and as a business partner of the project manager and Finance. As a project controller you have an active role in analyzing the deviations between actuals and budgets, not only on project level but also impact on the business planning. You proactive advice the project manager on all financial matters and initiate proposals to improve the process and return of the project. Further you will have a  leading key-roll in external audits on European and local subsidy projects.

 

Responsible for:

  • Cost control & contract review during the duration of the project;
  • Forecasting in cooperation with project management & business control;
  • Monitoring the financial performance of projects and pro-active act when deviations occur;
  • Reporting periodically and ad-hoc on the financial performance of projects;
  • Properly documenting and processing of project information;
  • Developing and maintaining procedures and controls to enable proper Accounting & Reporting;
  • Supporting the maintenance of accounting infrastructure to record project performance;
  • Continuous improvement of project and business control;
  • Overall business partner in queries relating to project accounting, reporting & control.

 

The ideal candidate

A finance professional, comfortable in dealing with complex and technical financial and accounting matters. Due to the rapid and continuous growth of the organization, the tasks and duties of this role will evolve over time. You will be keen to develop and grow within the role and challenge yourself to take on additional projects and responsibilities as they present themselves.


Requirements

You also bring:

  • A bachelor degree in Accountancy or Business Economics;
  • 3 years of experience in finance (incl. IFRS accounting knowledge)  and project controlling, ideally in an international trading/ IT/ supply chain organization;
  • A sharp eye for process gaps and the ability to execute change projects across several levels;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is a must, German is also preferable. Other language skills are a plus;
  • Experience in external audits for  European an local subsidy programs;
  • A ‘hands on’ work style, comfortable with the detail, and able to move seamlessly between tactical and innovated issues as required;
  • A great personality who likes building and maintaining sustainable relations and
  • network;
  • Strong ambition to learn and grow personally and professionally;
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Power BI and optionally knowledge of SAP B1/ Microsoft Dynamics.

 

Our offer

A front row seat at a company which is accelerating one of the most impactful changes in recent history, the shift to clean mobility. Besides this, you will be surrounded by a smart and ambitious young group of people in an international environment. Salary is competitive and our fringe benefits are great. At Allego you choose your own challenges, we will make education and training available if necessary.


If you are interested, please send us your English resume and cover letter!


*Although we appreciate the interest, we will not respond to recruitment agencies.