Project Controller

With more than a hundred years of experience, Aibel is a leading supplier within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries. We offer our customers optimal and innovative solutions within engineering, construction, modifications and maintenance throughout the project's life cycle. Exciting, right?

We are now looking for a Senior Project Controller who can contribute to Aibel’s exciting journey in the ongoing energy transition.

Business Control is part of the Aibel Finance department and consist of financial specialists responsible for securing sound financial control in our projects. Project Controlling is a key position with significant impact and influence and work closely with all parts of the project organization as well as the client. Each EPC project has significant impact on Aibel’s business due to contract size, risk and complexity. EPC projects run for several years. Throughout the project execution, project controllers work with many different cost drivers at several sites around the world.

Project Controllers are responsible for monthly reporting of actuals and forecasts for the projects throughout the project life cycle. To succeed, you must enjoy working in the areas between finance and technology, and you must handle and enjoy complexity and various interfaces well. In your role, you will meet challenges connected to international tax, legal and contractual aspects as well as currency and commercial risks. Cash flow and working capital are important forecasting areas. In close cooperation with Project Management, you will estimate risks, price contractual changes and be a key driver of the project’s quarterly forecast process. Business Control work as a close team, sharing competence and experience across projects.

Your responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall finance of the project (P&L and balance sheet)

  • Monthly closing of project accounts
  • Cost-/profitability analysis

Forecasting, Budgeting and Reporting

  • External financial reporting to client (weekly, monthly, baseline updates).
  • Internal financial reporting to Project Management Team and Finance
  • All financial project forecasting and budgeting
  • Contributions in change- and tender work

Project improvement and Risk Management

  • Control and communicate risks
  • Actively search for opportunities to improve project financial result.
  • Proactively seek and initiate improvements within own working area


  • BSc or MSc degree in economics, finance, accounting or similar
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Solid business understanding and preferably experience with EPC projects
  • Strong digital knowledge and enjoy applying technical solutions in your work

Personal characteristics:

  • You are eager to take full responsibility for all your deliveries – and you aim to deliver high quality in everything you do
  • You contribute to maintain and develop high performing teams as you understand the importance of collaboration and open communication internally and externally
  • Strong analytical capabilities with a keen eye for details, as well as taking on a visionary and strategic perspective
  • You thrive in a fast-paced working environment, and you are capable of being the driving force in getting things done

Become our colleague:
As an employee in Aibel, you have many career opportunities. We ensure that our employees get the chance to work across disciplines, build expertise and develop their own potential. This contributes to a vibrant and engaged working environment at all our locations.
We offer flexible working hours. In a hectic everyday life, it is good to have an employer who provides you with the flexibility you need through different phases of life. In addition, the welfare clubs in Aibel offer a wide range of welfare activities and training options for all our employees.

In Aibel, we have a set of values based on us being responsible, visionary, open and flexible. We call it "we care". The values create our culture and set the standard for how we work to achieve our common goals. Aibel's employees appreciate these values, and we all have a common attitude where we care about each other, the customers, the suppliers, and the community around us.

We are committed to inclusion, equality and diversity, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply with us, regardless of age, gender, functional capacity or ethnic background.
Because we consider our social responsibility as a fundamental prerequisite, our commitment to sustainable development is not described in a plan, but included as a natural part of our guidelines, work procedures and decision-making processes. In Aibel, we are committed to balancing the company's financial sustainability with the social and environmental responsibilities we have.

Can you identify with our values, and are you inspired by our vision? Then we would like to hear from you!

Application deadline and contact information:
For questions regarding the position, please contact: Senior Business Controller Tone Jacobsen,
Work Place: Stavanger or Haugesund
Application deadline: 05.12.21

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