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Finance Manager

Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa

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Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.

Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join us in creating a better future for our planet.

We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity, and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.

How to contribute to our vision

Do you want to experience working in an environment where there's no barrier to your potential career success?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for Finance Manager to join our team. As part of the Central Finance Team, the Finance Manager’s role is to provide clear and accurate information/guidance to the partner BU (Business Unit) team on accounting, system, and controls topics.

The Finance Manager will be responsible for creating a wide network of contacts in which to obtain such information and guidance and the ability to explain complex topics in a simple manner verbally and visually.

The role has no direct reports but works closely with the existing commercial and financial management teams, for communication onwards to UK (United Kingdom) Management as well as Global teams in Spain, Germany, and Denmark.

Some of your key tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Business Unit Partner: Trusted partner to one of the business units, supporting with accounting topics and best practice in line with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)

  • Systems Expert: Responsible for IT systems such as SRP (Service Resource Planning), UniFire, Power BI etc. to update and refine to provide process improvements

  • Month End Closing and Consolidation: Monthly SAP (Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing) closing lead for Ireland (backup for UK) monitoring blackline closing with Outsourcers and BU’s. ESPRIT/ADSTAR (Software) reporting along with BU consolidation

  • Internal Controls: Monthly oversight of the internal controls and record keeping providing assurance of BU result and financial statements

  • Monthly balance sheet reviews and other ad-hoc monthly tasks e.g., VAT (Value Added Tax) reconciliation

  • The role manages the month end closing process with our external outsourced provider and coordinates topics with the Business Units

  • Responsible for the closing right through to the ESPRIT close

What you need to make a difference

A passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for

  • Accounting Principles (IFRS), Min. Part Qualified CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) / ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant)

  • Presentation techniques and Siemens Gamesa organization knowledge is advantageous

  • Proactive and self-motivated, with the ability to set priorities and manage to tight deadlines

  • Ability to work methodically and independently where applicable

  • Relevant IT systems (MS Office especially Excel, PowerPoint, Word; SAP (SRP), Power BI)

In return of your commitment, we offer you…

  • Become a part of our mission for sustainability: clean energy for generations to come

  • A global team of diverse colleagues who share passion for renewable energy

  • Trust and empowerment to make your own ideas reality

  • Personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization

  • Competitive Pension Scheme

Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and much more.

Empowering our people

How do you imagine the future?

Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.

We believe diversity creates more opportunity for success. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life: it doesn’t matter the gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation, or disability.

Our main aim is to find people from around the globe who can contribute to world-changing technology.


Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.

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