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Finance Business Partner - Johannesburg/Cape Town, South Africa



Accounting & Finance
Northern Cape, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, December 28, 2023

Within the Finance function the Business Performance Management team is responsible for the Budgeting and Controlling of Sales, Construction and Service activities in compliance with IFRS, with the Vestas Financial Guidelines and with the statutory regulations.


  • Ensure the accuracy and the accountability in the pre-calculations, reducing the deviations between pre-calculations and the post-calculations

  • Perform the controlling of the Sales activity in compliance with the sales approval process and rules

  • Project Controlling, coordinating the monthly project review with the project managers, improving the margins and cash flows and insuring the gap analysis and budgetary controls

  • Ensure the highest data quality in the systems to maintain high level of reliability and accuracy in budgeting and forecasting

  • Deliver the month-end closing tasks for the Construction line of business, in connection with the Reporting and Compliance team, to ensure timely and accurate closure of financial statements to headquarter

  • Support the monthly internal reporting, including all associated processes and controls

  • Participate in the relevent budgeting, controlling and finance processes in accordance with Vestas Standard Operating Procedures

  • Ensure that controls and applicable compliance requirements are in place

  • Support the external and internal audit process.


  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving attitude.

  • 3 - 5 years' professional experience within a finance department, particularly within an international company.

  • Good knowledge about accounting, controlling, budgeting.

  • Advanced skills in Excel, PPT, Windows Office tools.

  • Availability to travel.

  • Fluent English.

  • Knowledge of Information System SAP/BI and ERP systems.

  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team on tight deadlines


  • Proactive and efficient approach

  • Comprehensive Communication and analytical skills

  • Systematic and result oriented

  • Capable of presenting and simplifying financial information

  • Good leadership and collaboration skills

What we Offer: Joining Vestas you will cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at a global wind turbine producer, which has an ongoing commitment to sustainability. We value individual initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. At Vestas your growth is our growth.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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