Project Controller

Join a pioneer in the energy transition and work on the financial performance of our projects within oil, gas and offshore wind.

Aibel is one of the largest suppliers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Our engineers design platforms, which we build at our two yards. We also maintain and modify platforms, vessels and onshore plants for our customers. Aibel is by far the largest Norwegian provider of offshore wind solutions, and we are currently building six offshore wind platforms.

We are looking for an experienced Project Controller who can contribute to our exciting journey in the ongoing energy transition. You will act as the project management’s business sparring partner and provide support and insight for the project’s financial performance. You will work closely with all parts of the organisation as well as the customer.

Project Controllers are responsible for the financial management for the projects throughout the project life cycle. To succeed, you must handle and enjoy complexity, cross-functional interphases and collaboration. You understand the value of hands-on stakeholder management and open communication.

In your role, you will meet challenges relating to contractual and commercial aspects as well as tax, legal and accounting. Cash flow and working capital are important forecasting areas. In close cooperation with Project Management, you will estimate risks, support the project team in managing variation orders and be a key driver of the project’s quarterly forecast process.

You will be part of the Business Control team which consists of financial specialists responsible for securing financial control in our projects. We work as a close team, sharing knowledge, competence and experience across the projects to ensure continuous improvements and value creation for Aibel. Business Control is part of the Finance organisation.

Your responsibilities

Responsible for the overall financial management of the project including:

  • Monthly closing of project accounts
  • Financial analysis

Forecasting and reporting

  • Internal and external financial reporting
  • 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 financial results
  • Proactively seek and initiate improvements within own working area


  • BSc or MSc degree in economics, finance, accounting or similar
  • Minimum three 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 take full responsibility for your deliveries – and you aim to deliver high quality in everything you do
  • You are enthusiastic and curious and actively seek information and understanding
  • 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 can be a driving force for getting things done
  • You have the ability to motivate, build trust and establish good internal as well as external working relationships
  • You raise concerns, are open to changes and proactively seek solutions to enhance the projects financials

Become our colleague
As an employee in Aibel, you have many career opportunities. We make sure 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 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 that are based on us being responsible, visionary, open and flexible. The values are called “We Care” and reflect our culture and set the standard for how we work to achieve our common goals. 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.

Application deadline and contact information
For questions regarding the position, please contact: Tone Jacobsen
Work Place: Stavanger, Bergen or Haugesund
Application deadline: 31.03.23

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