FP&A SAP Project Manager, FICO


Chicago, IL, US, 60654

Based in our Chicago, Illinois office

Hybrid a minimum of 3 days a week onsite



The SAP Project Manager performs an integral role within our Corporate Controlling organization transforming our financial reporting, planning and analysis (Controlling) process landscape and systems and be a key success factor on our "Growing Green" journey. You will drive projects while cross functionally working with various business leadership, key stakeholders and FP&A teams across all business units.


Globally, our over 100 motivated and focused FP&A colleagues at RWE Renewables work in more than 10 countries around the world, providing financial services to more than 250 operational assets and numerous projects in development and construction. Join our team and support the profitable growth of our renewables portfolio by 2-3 gigawatts per year. One of the hallmarks of our culture is delivering on our promises and working together as one team. We offer you excellent opportunities to proactively drive change and develop yourself in an international, dynamic team and a flexible working environment.



Your activities

  • Project management for integration projects in SAP FICO
  • Project management for various projects driving the finance process optimization in SAP/S4 for our FP&A teams
  • Partnering with our FP&A teams and defining, building and further developing financial planning and analysis processes and systems that meet all relevant reporting requirements, e.g. forecasts, mid-term planning, etc.
  • Develop and enforce FP&A governance standards and processes
  • Collaboration with internal contacts within Renewables and the entire RWE Group (legal, tax, accounting, finance, risk management, operational teams) and across different countries
  • Written and verbal communication of concepts, progress reports, risks and improvement actions
  • Preparation of decisions and follow-up of efficient decision making 


Your profile

  • Extensive professional experience of at least 5 years in the area of controlling / investment management / finance, with knowledge of controlling as well as financial management concepts
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in either economics, finance, business administration or business informatics
  • Good knowledge with SAP (FI/CO/BI) and MS Office is a must
  • Excellent knowledge of business modeling, information management systems, reporting processes, and data management
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills to interpret data and information and present it in a clear and logical format
  • Team player with a high level of reliability, integrity, and collaboration as well as a high degree of self-organization, personal commitment, and flexibility
  • Fluent in English is required while additional languages are a plus
  • Demonstrated past professional experience working in a matrixed organization in which teams are spread across different countries and cultures
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive approach to challenges
  • Initial experience with business intelligence software is highly desired
  • Experience in consulting is a plus



Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

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Any questions? Your Contact in Recruiting:   paul.blimberg@rwe.com

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