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Project Capex Controller

Posted 20 May 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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At Allseas, we give each other the freedom to develop ourselves, and be proud of what we achieve together. In a world that is changing more than ever, we are constantly finding new ways to enable and implement ground-breaking developments in the offshore energy market.

Do you have strong project control skills and a collaborative mindset to partner with business colleagues, supporting them with business cases, analytics and decision making, controlling of Capex projects’ budgets, as well, as E2E process enhancements? Are you able to combine that with assertiveness, pioneering spirit and curiosity? We are looking for a Project(s) Capex Controller for our office in Delft.

Your role

You will be a vital part of the Finance Business Partnering department, focusing on controlling of the company's largest capital projects. The role includes the projects’ business cases preparation, project schedule maintenance while acting as the ‘financial conscience’ of the project team by setting-up, reporting, analysing and forecasting of project results. As part of a cross-functional team you will collaborate closely with business to realise value maximisation.

The Finance Business Partnering team consists of 9 finance-business experts who work in an inclusive and collaborative atmosphere. You will report to Manager Finance Business Partnering, who is located at our head office in Châtel-Saint-Denis, Switzerland.

Your main business partners will be engineers from the Innovations (R&D) and Technical Department, including Project Managers and the Vice-President Innovations, the Vice-President Operations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing insightful analytics and developing business cases with data-based insights to support business in decision-making;
  • Steering financial cycles (budget, forecast, actuals) on major CAPEX projects in close collaboration with project management;
  • Defining project structure, allocation of the budget and controlling at budget owner and project management level;
  • Preparing a monthly cash flow forecast;
  • Analysing and explaining budget deviations on a monthly basis;
  • Co-ordinating project planning activities for complex investment projects;
  • Providing day to day finance and administrative support to your project teams;
  • Challenging the status quo, identifying and implementing cost and cash effectiveness initiatives to optimize business results.

What we expect from you

You are entrepreneurial and get energy from working on a wide range of finance business partnering activities. In our team of finance professionals, you can add your expertise, further develop your skills and pioneer your ideas. Next to analytical and numerical skills, you have effective communication skills to manage successful stakeholder relations at all levels. You are committed and accurate while at the same time flexible and open to new input and ideas. You are eager to learn, critical and continually look for improvements in the end-to-end process.

You have:

  • BSc degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field. Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Minium 3 years proven experience as a Cost/CAPEX Controller or similar role, particularly within large-scale project, preferably in an offshore environment;
  • Good communications skills;
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and other financial software;
  • Proficiency or high interest in big data management, interpretation and visualisation (experience in PowerBi);
  • Fluent in English is a must, and Dutch is preferred;
  • Willingness to travel occasionally for short-term business trips.

What we offer you

Joining Allseas means becoming part of a dynamic and innovative company operating in an exciting industry. You will work in a collaborative environment where your creativity is valued, and your growth is encouraged. Of course, we offer you an attractive package of compensation and benefits and working conditions.

Besides this you can expect

  • Competitive industry-benchmarked salary and excellent pension plan;
  • Performance-based salary raises and bonuses;
  • 30 days of holiday per year (for full-time employment);
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Comprehensive training and development programmes;
  • International work environment;
  • Company-sponsored fitness scheme;
  • Internal clubs, committees, parties, and social events

Allseas is a world-leading contractor in the offshore energy market.
Experts in the design execution of large and complex offshore projects. We are pushing the boundaries of technology. Designed and optimised in-house, our versatile fleet of specialised vessels operate worldwide, equipped with the most advanced equipment and systems.
Allseas specialises in 4 core activities: offshore pipeline installation, heavy lift
deep-ocean polymetallic nodule collection, river waste collection.

Active in 5 countries
1,100 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 42 years