Financial Controller (Japan)


Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0005


RWE Renewables Japan G.K. 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your role


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of one of the biggest growth areas in the energy market. This role is based in the finance team that supports RWE’s global offshore wind development business. Working in this team you will support this dynamic renewables business.


Your future plans


  • Manage the project(s) specific budgets and/or overhead costs using controlling methods (review of commitments, forecasting, actuals etc)
  • Prepare the monthly reporting for the specific project(s)/departments the role supports. This can include preparation of required accruals, produce reports and detailed analysis on the resource and non-resource costs
  • Support Controlling related processes and tools for new projects including project set up, procure to pay processes, company set up drawing on accounting and IT related support as necessary
  • Produce key performance indicators and progress reports for submission into a monthly Steer Co pack and CDO report for review by all senior Development and Functional stakeholders
  • Ensure internal controls are being adequately applied  e.g Delegation of Authority for RWE investment spend , controls detailed in specific project shareholder agreements or local country specific procedures etc.
  • Review costs with the project(s) on a regular basis to ensure forecasts, risks and opportunities are captured and managed appropriately and communicated to line and project management teams.
  • Where applicable support external reporting to Joint Venture (JV) partners including cash management for partner drawdowns as per shareholder agreements.
  • Support JV Service Contract invoicing as required.


Your profile


  • Experience working in a project environment on finance topics, i.e Accounting, Controlling
  • Proactive in managing multiple stakeholders and priorities
  • Experienced in working with SAP4Hana or other ERP systems and Excel (Procure to Pay processes , Timewriting tools, Actuals Reporting)
  • Knowledge of the basic renewables market structures and/or large development/construction projects preferable with a strong desire to expand knowledge of this market
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and global environment with an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Ability to manage relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Fluency in both Japanese and English language


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