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Finance Business Analyst

Madrid, ES

 

ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates power generation facilities with proven and cutting-edge energy technologies. We are an international high-growth company, founded in 2005, that has grown exponentially to own and operate a fleet of renewable and thermal assets, located in 20 countries across 4 continents. Wherever we operate, we are committed to the highest standards of health and safety, environmental, social responsibility, our people’s well-being. Our longstanding ESG pledge includes becoming net-zero carbon by 2050.


Acquisition of ContourGlobal by the US private-equity fund KKR will enable us greatly to further expand our portfolio, increase investment in the energy transition, and take advantage of new opportunities in our core markets. Our multinational, integrated team of almost 1500 people prides itself on our culture and values, and welcomes entrepreneurial, innovative, ambitious, and collaborative professionals to come join us.

ROLE OF THE POSITION  

We are seeking for a highly driven, analytical and creative professional for the Finance Business Analyst position at ContourGlobal. This role supports the Finance transformation initiatives around reporting automation, including Power BI (design and building new reports, maintenance of the tool), and management of the SAP BPC tool, working closely with the Systems team . 

In addition, the role also supports the analysis of all our Overhead spend $50m and provides crucial insights to corporate costs to Functional leads.  

This critical function acts as an intermediary between Finance, IT and the Corporate functions, prepares the spend analysis around actuals, budget and costs forecasts of those functions.  

The person hired for this role must have a proven record of partnering with senior stakeholders. The role reports into Finance but has a dotted line to Director of Finance Transformation. Successful candidate will have to gain a strong understanding of each function and be able to work closely with Senior functional stakeholders. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

This position will be responsible for managing the reporting tools (Power BI and the SAP BPC environment) and analysis of functional spend and interaction with corporate leads. 

 

The main responsibilities include: 

  • Support and manage SAP BPC and Power BI, including designing, building, and maintaining reports 

  • Analyze data flows across the organization and identify improvement potentials, while supporting business lines to ensure the system is meeting their business needs 

  • Design enhancements of the BPC environment in a way that enables efficiency and improved performance. Monitor data and related processes in SAP BW 

  • Compose test scripts, troubleshoot, and execute unit tests 

  • Work on automation initiatives and take ownership of automated dashboards used by Finance and other functions 

  • Develop reporting that tracks functional spend as compared to budget and provides insights to past and forecasted spend 

  • Work with corporate functions to prepare budgets and analyze actual spend, including operating expenses and capital expenditures 

  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance 

  • Gain thorough understanding of each corporate function internal work and become a crucial member of the team 

  • Support head of FP&A, Director of Transformation and Functional leads with ad-hoc reporting and analysis 

 

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science or Information Technology 

  • 5+ years experience in Finance, Controlling or managing a Financial Software 

  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Power BI and SAP BPC  

  • Knowledgeable in SAP BW, Azure Data Factory and Azure SQL Server 

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and SAP ERP are an advantage 

  • Analytical with a strong problem solving and error analysis, result-oriented and a structured way of working 

  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity 

  • Intellectually curious, highly driven and motivated by continuous improvement 

 

 

Travel Requirements - upon business needs  

ContourGlobal provides equal employment opportunities and maintains a diverse workforce that reflects the rich environment of the society we live in and markets we operate.

ABOUT CONTOURGLOBAL

ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.

OUR VALUES

- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.