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Performance Controlling Manager

Minnetonka, Minnesota

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Requisition Number: 221578
Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minnetonka
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.
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Job Description:

Performance Controller Manager
Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.
The Company
Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.
Siemens Energy Management Division
As the trusted partner for the development and extension of an efficient and reliable power infrastructure, Energy Management offers utilities and the industry the portfolio they need. This includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid and energy automation solutions, power supply for industrial plants, and high-voltage transmission systems. Represented in more than 90 countries, the Division has ca. 53,000 employees and more than 100 production sites worldwide.
Energy Management Digital Grid
The Business Unit Digital Grid is the leading global supplier of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power.  Electrical energy makes the world go round.  No matter where power comes from or where it has to go, we make sure it makes it’s way – every step of the way!
Energy systems are changing dramatically and in the world of digitalization, automation, and electrification the Digital Grid portfolio has products, solutions, and services to meet the most demanding challenges.
We have major locations in Minneapolis, MN; Foster City, CA; Schenectady, NY; Houston, TX; and Wendell, NC.  The Digital Grid Headquarters are in Minneapolis.  This position will be located in the Minneapolis location.
Siemens Digital Grid – Ahead of the Challenge – Ahead of the Change!
We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future.   Come expand your career in one of the best companies world-wide!
Position Scope

This role will contribute to Digital Grid Business Unit (BU) performance to ensure transparency of business operations to the business unit management group. Obtains data and completes analyses, including market and competitor developments. Promotes and influences best practices exchanges, standardized processes and reporting; and accurate forecasting and risk analyses.

  • Leads the Performance Controlling function within Digital Grid with goal of providing senior management with clear, concise analysis serving to drive more focus on financial results and ultimately improved bottom line.

  • Communicates with BU managers and controllers, field management other departments within Digital Grid in order to demonstrate and promote timely and accurate forecasting and risk analysis.

  • Enhances and develops Digital Grid performance controlling through consistent dialogue and analysis with management, including market and competitor developments.
  • Recognizes and actively promotes the exchange of best practices between divisions with the goal of standardizing financial processes and reporting.

  • Completes standard and ad-hoc analyses and meets tight deadlines (monthly, quarterly, annual reporting). Extracts data from various internal and external sources such as SAP, Hyperion and other IT tools, from the financial press, Internet and associations (NEMA).

  • Designs and prepares text and graphical presentations to highlight financial relationships and developments and advises various levels of senior management on internal and external events.

  • Contributes to conceptual discussions regarding market, planning, performance, and reporting issues; US GAAP applications, departmental process improvements and Siemens financial requirements.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field. CPA is a plus.

  • Minimum of  5 years operational experience in a variety of functions such as financial analysis, reporting and controlling, financial / management accounting, auditing, logistics, other business administration functions.
  • General business acumen / general understanding of financial statements and well developed (financial) analytical skills to identify key trends which affect the business.
  • Sound understanding of business / internal operational processes (i.e. Risk Reporting, FC quality).
  • Prior management experience.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks to fulfill demanding timelines while maintaining focus on developing staff.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage changing demands and handle substantial time pressures.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to articulate information efficiently and precisely to various management levels within Digital Grid, Siemens and peers and to establish a relationship of trust within divisions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to access data and report and graphically present information.


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