Manager, Investments Controlling


Chicago, IL, US, 60654


RWE Clean Energy, LLCChicago

Functional area: Finance / Controlling 

Remuneration: Exempt





At RWE Clean Energy, as a Manager, Investments Controlling within the Controlling Development and Construction Investments Americas team you will be responsible for financial performance controlling, planning & reporting, for the Onshore  Wind, Solar and Energy Storage businesses. Working as a strategic partner and trusted advisor with the business, Controlling evaluates improvement measures, actively gives recommendations / appropriate challenge, and business decision support. 



  • Financial planning & analysis: Support timely, complete, accurate, high-quality reporting / planning / forecasting with business stakeholders
  • Ensure consistency across input providers and assist with developing streamlined processes for consolidating forecasting and reporting
  • Excel at structuring ways to breakdown complex business and financial drivers into easily understandable components
  • Effectively prepare financial presentations for senior leadership
  • Lead and manage those within the team, including analysts
  • Project management: Define initiatives and lead cross-functional projects within the finance area and across the business groups
  • Business support: Serve as strategic partner to all business areas by supporting / challenging / measuring critical initiatives within the business groups; provide timely and insightful analysis that supports informed decision-making
  • Coordination and teamwork: As a primary contact within the Controlling Americas (FP&A) team, coordinate overarching topics and related financial impacts across the business
  • Continuous process improvement: Support proactive pursuit of best practices, processes, standardization and tools that drive gains in efficiency, automation, and quality
  • Ongoing initiatives: Support company-wide top priorities and goals, special projects, and integration activities following recent organization structure change, increase in growth targets and integration activities following recent merger
  • People and communication: Support growth and development of the team and how we work together locally and globally
  • Support of controlling processes and tools for new projects, including the establishment of projects, the establishment of companies involving accounting and IT support, if necessary
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Accounting, Controlling, Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial or Management Consulting, or other Finance-related fields; Renewable energy and/or management experience is a plus, but not required
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics/Business (required); Advanced degree is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to travel: <10%
  • Knowledge of English language (fluent) required, German is a plus
  • Systems and tools: SAP (moderate to advanced), Excel (moderate to advanced), PowerPoint, Tableau, Power BI, other system/tools experience is a plus
  • Desired traits: Analytical and proactive problem-solver, cross-functional collaboration, continuous, process improvement, ability to effectively communicate and interact with Senior Management, experience working in a global organization is a plus, integration and change management experience is a plus, general accounting and IFRS knowledge 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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