Project Controller

Job Description

Create a better tomorrow with us.

We are looking for a Project Controller to be hired with a permanent contract in our offices in Milan.

He/ she will be required to give support to one or more project teams by providing comprehensive financial support and implementation of project management controls.

Siemens Large Drives Applications (A Siemens Portfolio Company) engineers and produces heavy-duty electrical drive systems for medium and high voltage ranges: electrical motors, converters, and generators. Additionally, we offer special large drives for ships, mines and rolling mills.

Our digitalization expertise and outstanding service keeps the performance and availability of the drives always at the maximum.

Do you have the courage to think beyond the possible? Do you want to be empowered to build solutions that have an impact on daily life?

Siemens is your place to thrive. At Siemens, you will find the trust and freedom to excel. Let’s grow together, to improve how people live, work, make and move. Because creating a world that we are proud to hand to the next generation is more than a job – it’s the opportunity of a lifetime.

Talk to us about the growth journey you’d like to take, move to Siemens to learn and to build a better real and digital future.

Your Challenge

Responsibilities include budgeting, forecasting, reporting & analysis, business operational improvement, and month end project settlement activities. This highly visible position requires regular interaction with internal and external customers as well as interactions with senior level staff members.

The candidate will also be expected to serve as Key User Coordinator during the implementation of the new SAP4Hana ERP.

In particular he/ she will:
  • Prepare project costs calculations and documentation
  • Prepare Estimate-At-Completion (EAC) and variance analysis [budget vs actual]
  • Ensure timely and accurate project billings [Cost Plus, T&M, and FFP]
  • Supervise and work to increase project cash flow
  • Prepare risk and opportunity assessments; develop and implement plan to mitigate risks
  • Prepare detailed monthly project rolling forecasts as well as monthly Forecast reporting and Budgeting process
  • Basic knowledge of the construction of a financial statement
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Ensure project accounting follows Government accounting standards as well as company policies and procedures
  • Bring in defined business controls required to support company SOX, compliance, and level of authority requirements
  • Interact with support teams including Corporate Accounting, IT, HR, Contracts, and Supply Chain Management as well as with HQ colleagues
What you need to bring with you
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Management, Financial or Mathematical Engineering (or related subjects)
  • Consistent experience relating to Program Controls, Project Controlling [cost-schedule-performance],
  • Financial Analysis, and Cost build up
  • Experience in developing project pricing models and performing scenario analysis
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Detail orientation and ability to prioritize work and multitask effectively
  • Ability to work well in both a team setting and in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You should also be motivated to lead change and foster an environment to help achieve business results
  • Effective communication with all levels of management both orally and in written form
  • Advanced knowledge MS Office tools and SAP (CO-PA module)
  • Be a role model for openness and inclusiveness as a non-negotiable cultural element
  • European Work Permit
  • English proficiency

What can we further offer?

  • An inclusive and flexible way of working, with caring for everyone's personal well-being;
  • Flexible Welfare programs and health insurance can be extended to your family;
  • Activities’ organization guided by performance, where the achievement of objectives and the bold spirits are recognized;
  • Opportunities for continuous/individual learning journeys so that you never stop growing and keep on learning;
  • Value driven culture: trustful, respectful, open, honest, empowering;
  • Competitive package with regional specific benefits;
  • Professional and extraprofessional accident insurance;
  • Free on-site lunch options;
  • Personal Computer and Smartphone.
  • Innovative tools for remote working and your personal growth.
Inclusion is our ambition

Siemens is an equal opportunity employer, offering a safe and inclusive work environment, based on mutual respect and the appreciation of diversity, guaranteeing equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates to realize their full potential.

Address us the desired working conditions/ environment that will lift your efficiency. Typically, this kind of position is full-time, however please feel free to tell us if a more flexible arrangement would better enable you to take up this opportunity!


For further information or questions, you can contact: Siemens Spa, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Via Vipiteno, n.4 Milan (Italy).

For more details about Siemens Italia please go to:

Our recruiting team is looking forward to getting to know you!

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens S.p.A.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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