Project Controller (FP&A Analyst)

Posted 04 May 2022
Contact NameAdrian Davidson

Job description

Project Controller (FP&A Analyst)

At our Client the Offshore Controlling America team is responsible for financial performance controlling, planning & reporting, portfolio analyses and target setting for the Offshore Wind business in the USA.

Following successfully securing a lease site for the development of a future new wind farm off the New York/New Jersey coast our Client are looking to expand their local team.

Working as a strategic partner and trusted advisor with the business, Controlling develops in partnership with the business development project budgets and actively gives recommendations / appropriate challenge, and business decision support.


  • As a Project Controller (FP&A Analyst) the primary responsibilities include:
  • Financial planning & analysis: Completes timely, accurate, high-quality reporting / planning / forecasting with both local business stakeholders and Controlling (FP&A) colleagues.
  • Completes tasks and deliverables related to monthly reporting, quarterly forecasting, mid-term planning, business cases, ad-hoc analyses, special topics, and monthly performance dialogues.
  • Acts as a finance business partner for the local business in all FP&A matters and other controlling processes(Procure to Pay, cash planning, resource reporting) in relation to the Off shore Wind business. Produces of management reporting information for a number of development projects both for internal use and for reporting to Joint Venture partners.
  • Coordination and teamwork: The role requires co-ordination of overarching strategic and commercial business topics across the Controlling team, Accounting, and other Finance groups.
  • Continuous process improvement: Supports proactive pursuit of best practices, processes, standardization and tools that drive gains in efficiency, automation, and quality.
  • Ongoing initiatives: Supports company-wide top priorities and goals and special projects. Ensures that corporate controls are understood and are being applied.
  • People and communication: Supports growth and development of the team and how we work together locally and globally.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Work experience: 3+ years of professional experience in Controlling, Financial Planning & analysis, Financial or Management Consulting, or other Finance-related fields; Renewable energy experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Education: BA/BS in Finance/Accounting/Economics/Business (required); Advanced degree is a plus, but not required
  • Location: Boston
  • Ability to travel: <10%
  • Language: English (fluent), German is a plus
  • Systems and tools: Excel (moderate to advanced), SAP, PowerPoint, Word, Tableau, Power BI, other system/tools experience is a plus
  • Desired traits: Analytical and proactive problem-solver, cross-functional collaboration, continuous process improvement, ability to effectively communicate and interact with Senior Management, experience working in a global organization is a plus, integration and change management experience is a plus, general accounting and IFRS knowledge a plus

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.