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Senior Project Controller

  • ABB
  • Zaventem
  • Permanent, Full-time
Published on 19 days ago

Senior Project Controller

ABB Robotics is a pioneer and one of the leading global industrial robotics companies with the widest global footprint and a presence in 53 countries. As part of the 2020 strategy, ABB Robotics ventured into a new area of robotics, outside the traditional manufacturing segments.  This is the mission of Consumer Segments & Service Robotics (CSSR) and within this business, our vision is to become the global leader in robotic products and solutions for the non-manufacturing markets such as intralogistics, healthcare and retail.
The European Global Solution Centre (GSC) for CSSR is located in Huizingen, Belgium and specializes in robot-centric automation solutions for e-commerce, retail, fresh food, non-food and express parcel segments. Our portfolio ranges from robotic products to modular cells, engineered turnkey solutions and lifecycle management services. 
CSSR’s European Global Solution Center (GSC Europe) is located in Belgium and is responsible for building domain competence and executing global/regional orders. Furthermore, CSSR GSC Europe will switch their legacy ERP system to SAP.
One of the reasons for ABB’s success is our rigorous and forward-thinking Finance function. With more than 3,600 people in over 100 countries, the integrated Finance organization delivers the insights we need to make successful, long-term business decisions.
As Senior Project Controller you will provide valuable support and guidance in all financial and commercial matters, while actively driving project performance, acting as Process Owner for Projects, supports in implementing the new ERP system (SAP) and drive the needed processes and cultural changes.
The role reports to the Local Division Controller.

Job description

  • Working with Tender Manager to review the financial, commercial and tax aspects of the projects
  • Ensuring that tender calculation is done correctly, prepares cash-flow and exposure curve.
  • Participating and providing input in local risk review process.
  • Preparing a project financial execution plan for overall financial, commercial and tax aspects such as permanent establishment, revenue recognition methods, billing plan, payment securities, consortium administration, import duties and VAT, etc.
  • Preparing project invoices, managing currency risk, tax issues, bonds, guarantees, financial accounting and reporting includes project site accounting, drives and seeks for optimization of project cash flow, Revenues and Gross Margin (GM) contribution together with relevant business manager.
  • Following up on internal project audit reports and ensures timely implementation of all required actions related to projects under responsibility.
  • Being responsible with the Project Manager for all financial aspects of the project including estimate at completion and related cost-to-complete, forecasted Revenues, Cash Flow, Risks and Opportunities assessment.
  • Ensuring alignment with other functions including Project Controls, planning/scheduling.
  • Implementing and documenting new processes as Process Owner for Projects in the Order to cash cycle reflecting the new ERP set-up
  • Help the GSC EU Finance organization to deliver and analyze monthly results
  • Living ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or related course.
  • More than 5 - 8 years’ experience in Project Controlling.
  • SAP Knowledge especially in the PS module. A previous experience with an integration or an update of a SAP system is a plus.
  • Sound knowledge and proficient with Micro soft Word, Excel.
  • Strong Business Partnering & communication skills.
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong written and verbal communication skills.


Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day.
Apply online and let’s write the future, together.
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    • Function type: Taxation
    • Sector: Energy, environment and security
    • Zaventem (location)


    • Professional bachelor (Higher Education Short Type)
    • At least 2 years experience
    • English


    • Permanent
    • Full-time

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    • 4 December

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