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Controlling & Planning Front Offices

Location: Prague Czechia
Job ID: R0043227
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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This is a Controlling & Planning Front Office position, which is Controlling Cabilities Center, reporting to the respective Cluster Lead

Mission Statement: Providing Financial Planning and Controlling expertise to the organization by compiling and analyzing metrics, finding trends and problems, communicating information to relevant groups, and

recommending actions to improve financial performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive Budgeting and Forecasting; and perform analysis of variances.
  • Work closely with Country CFO to drive strategic initiatives.
  • Business partnering with Local controllers to understand and analyze the drivers of financial performance and identify trends; propose value add.
  • Drive month end closure activities which include ensuring completion of accruals
  • Ensure mismatches in intercompany balances are eliminated.
  • Validate accuracy of financial data and business information and reports by performing reconciliation and review of exceptions
  • Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, presentation of findings and analysis.
  • Prepare financial analysis for various “what if” scenarios and sensitivity analysis and the overall impact to the business units.
  • Capital Expenditure budget and actual spent tracking and analysis on monthly basis.
  • Analysis of inventories, NWC (Net Working Capital) and Cashflow
  • Perform benchmarking of key performance indicators with external and internal peersy


  • Optimize own performance to increase productivity by developing automated solutions, eliminating duplications, coordinating information requirements.
  • Proactively find areas for process / report standardization across different countries, divisions, and business units.
  • Adhering to the Controlling & Planning KPIs to ensure continuous improvement and maintain service quality.

Knowledge and Skills

  • 5-10 year’s experience in Financial Planning and Analysis.
  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in accounting & finance
  • Srong analytical and critical thinking skills with independent problem-solving capability.
  • Effective communication & presentation skills.
  • Knowledge on IFRS & latest accounting standards
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Initiative-taking with a strong commitment to quality adhering to strict deadlines
  • Experience in SAP FICO would be an added advantage.

We offer:

  • 7,5 hours working day
  • 5 weeks of vacation
  • Meal vouchers in amount of 100 CZK per a day
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Cafeteria bonus scheme in amount of 6.000 CZK per year
  • Loyalty award
  • More paid days for a private occasion
  • Flexible working hours

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