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Performance Controlling & Finance Manager

Wendell, North Carolina

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 229291
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.


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:

We are building the energy grid for the future. Can you help us make it a reality?

Are you looking to joining a growing business with future potential for advancement? Are you passionate about leading a team of financial professional to help support a diverse functional organization that covers operations, sales, R&D, project management, engineering and more? If so, the Energy Management Medium Voltage and Systems Performance Controlling & Finance Manager role may be the job for you. You will be responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating performance controlling and finance/accounting functions for EM MS in the fast growing greater Raleigh area.


Responsible for the performance controlling and accounting functions of the business unit. Develops, leads, and controls business unit functional budgets and forecasts working directly with BU and functional management. Runs aspects of complex projects within and between functional groups. Analyzes, identifies, interprets, and evaluates complex financial, accounting, cost, and trend reports in order to improve processes and financial performance. Works with internal BU management, division management, headquarters, and external entities to identify and implement improvements in methods, procedures, and processes to reduce costs. Directs the preparation of standard reporting and analysis of cost/profit trends from the financial statements. Proactively identifies financial issues, defines causes and forms conclusions to present to the business partner involved. Ensures that systems, procedures, and reports are in compliance with company policies and applicable regulations. Track progress and provide assistance for productivity activities. Leads a team of cost controllers and financial analysts to accomplish department goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Monthly report generation and packaging of financial income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet for SEM MS, including ESPRIT and COPA validations.
  • Play integral part in forecasting and planning process for MS to drive accuracy and satisfy all BU requirements
  • Lead the annual budgeting process for MS to satisfy all Division and BU requirements.
  • Perform various strategic and operational analysis to continue to develop business
  • Ongoing comparison of objectives and their achievement for ensuring business accountability for the respective profit/cost center(s).
  • Collaborate with Segment and Functional financial partners to drive asset management initiatives
  • Play a key role in advising, developing and implementing future reporting packages, with a focus on using Hyperion/Dash Applications to streamline reporting

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum 8 -10 years experience
  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance


  • SAP, Hyperion Essbase, and Dash Application experience will move you to the front of the line
  • MBA and/or CPA
  • Prior management experience

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in Finance with an operational and strategic focus
  • Knowledge and experience in Energy related businesses with focus on driving important financial metrics
  • Strong communication skills
  • International experience or ability to work in an international environment
  • Ability to work well across internal organizations
  • Compliance with business conduct guidelines
  • Experience mentoring junior reports
  • Consistent track record of innovative thinking and process improvement.
  • Strong work ethic and committed to do what it takes to get the job done on time and with high quality.
  • Knowledge of Factory Controlling and Cost Accounting
At Siemens, we live and cultivate an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We invest in you, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities. Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here? Apply now.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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