Business Segment Controller

Job Description

Siemens Mobility, Inc. is looking for a Business Segment (BS) Controller for our Customer Service Business Unit. In this role, you will be responsible for the profit and loss of the Mainline Transport (MLT) Business Segment by directing its accounting and financial functions. Segment currently generates $80M annual revenues with over $1B in backlog. This exciting and challenging position is based in New Castle, Delaware.


  • Ensures that all relevant commercial aspects are considered in all entrepreneurial decisions, among other things in bids and project execution.
  •  Responsible to design and realize the BS strategic and business goals (including budgets) together with the BS Head.
  • Drives best results in growth, profit, FCF, EVA by effective performance of financial resources, excellent leadership and people development.
  •  Leads and executes the performance controlling for the BS, taking responsibility for correct accounting & reporting in compliance with relevant guidelines, as well as Month End Closing Activities and commercial KPI activities.
  • Guarantees transparent and up to date commercial information as basis for strategic and operational actions and decisions.
  • Continuously looks for improvements to processes, systems and tools via robotics or optimization.
  •  Leads Commercial Bid and Project Managers in line with PM at Siemens, thereby applying guidelines and regulations of the company; including contracts/claim management and negotiations. This includes responsibility for financial/commercial management of contracts with customers, consortium partners, regional units and suppliers while maximizing the project profit and customer satisfaction.
  • Leads a proactive Risk Management and NCC-Management.
  • Ensures continues Inventory optimization to meet business needs.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

         Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or equivalent

         10+ years of experience, preferably in after sale project business

         Experience managing P&L and Balance Sheets

         Ability to make recommendations based advanced root cause and alternative solution analysis

         Excellent commercial, oral, and written communication skills; must be able to demonstrate presentation skills and adjust communication

         The ability to understand and articulate information to multiple stakeholders is required in a fast paced and often dynamic work environment

         Ability to work well under pressure and tight timeliness

         Ability to work independently and also in a team environment is required.

         Required amount of travel: 25%

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

         Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance is preferred

         Past BS Controller experience is a plus

         Commercial function in sales experience


Job ID: 188847

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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