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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Finance

Gdansk, PL

Senior Project Controller

Purpose of the position

The Project Controller is involved with the projects from Bid stage until final handover and warranty phase. The personal traits of the need to be proactive, analytic and challenging and able to make a mark in the organisation by asking critical questions and making sure that he/she is present in the correct forums.


The project controller is responsible for cost control in the projects of the business line. The controller is to work in close collaboration with the project managers, the business controller of the BL and SSC dept. Keep monthly meetings for reporting, responsible for hedging in the project and follow-up receivables as well as risk mitigating actions. The project controller is the business partner to the Project Manager and is responsible for reporting an unbiased view of the financial situation in the projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Keep all financials in the projects updated and reconciled. Prepare sales budget with PMs, engineering and SSC. A key responsibility is to validate and understand what the risk matrix is consisting of and that it is updated each month. Then challenge what the risk entails and how it  is calculated. 

  • The project controller is responsible to perform hedging of all currency transactions (payable and receivable) the same day as the project is signed according to the project budget. If a project is cancelled or the scope of purchases or receivables change, then hedge additional currency or cancel hedges that are not needed. 

  • The project controller is responsible for fully reconciling the project’s hedge position every month against SAP and Trezone or any other tools used from time to time and to prove its efficiency (i.e. that all is hedged).

  • Ensure Letter of Credit, Parent Company Guarantees and any other guarantees relating to the project are executed, maintained and issued at the signing of the project and if any changes occur in the projects that requires new issuing or retracting the already issued guarantees. 

  • Call for and lead monthly meetings to review the  input from PMs and SSC department in order to ensure financials are reflected in forecast.. Validate and ensure correct progress according to the POC model. 

  • Keep an updated cash flow analysis for each project on a monthly basis. 

  • The project controller is responsible for flagging significant changes in costing and risk to the line manager immediately and all other changes in the monthly reporting. 

  • Keep updated overview of all account receivables including mitigating actions and follow up the project managers to ensure timely payments of receivables.   

  • Follow the project execution model and report deviations of the project execution model to the line manager for mitigating actions.

  • Make financial forecasts for all projects in the portfolio on a month by month basis (forward looking) in accordance with rolling forecasts.  

  • Stay relevant and develop competence within project controlling and the system landscape.  

  • Report an unbiased view of the project financials. 


What you’ll need to succeed:


  • B.Sc. Business and admin or similar relevant education is preferred. 



  • Minimum 5 years of similar experience in a global organisation. 



  • Project and cost controlling.

  • SAP user and project management tools.  

  • Analytical and detail oriented. 

  • Collaborative, but with the ability to professionally argue various angels and risks in the project. 

  • Proactive and able to see where the role can make the most influence.

  • Responsive with a sense of urgency to ensure on time delivery as well as willingness and ability to change mind-set and drive change in the organisation. 


What we offer:


We offer you an interesting and challenging position in our global dynamic organization and the possibility to deepen your professional competencies. The tasks provide an opportunity to develop your professional competencies. We also provide a friendly atmosphere and comfortable workplace with development possibilities while taking part in internal corporate projects. We also offer a wide range of benefits like Medicover Healthcare package, Multisport card, or AXA Insurance for life.   

Interested to join?

Please submit your CV until September 30th, 2021,