Finance Director (h/f)

About the Role

Saint-Denis Cedex
Business Unit
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day

The Finance Director Siemens Energy France will focus on cross-divisional and country-related Finance matters and management of the Finance community, providing a framework for all businesses located in and operating from France.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • You will act as a trusted Partner to the Managing Director France, the Country’s Management Teams and the Sub Region Head of Finance, focusing on cross-divisional and country related Finance matters and management of the Finance community.
  • You will represent Siemens Energy towards external stakeholders as a partner of the e.g. Managing Director and businesses.
  • You will have the responsibility for the integrity of books and records, and for an effective Risk Management and Internal Control System within France.
  • You will act as the Investors’ Advocate by protecting the Assets and driving sustainable Value Creation, e.g. by supporting, yet carefully reviewing relevant investments in e.g. M&A, periodically evaluating the portfolio of the entity, and leading initiatives to reduce the asset base.
  • You will lead, overview, manage and escalate country Finance matters e.g. legal topics and compliance to financial rules; financial legal entity governance, financial risk management, foreign exchange and liquidity, local function and financial topics as well as other critical topics.
  • Development, adaptation and implementation of lean and efficient organizational structures, procedures and processes considering the relevant legislative and company policies to identify areas suitable for streamlining, safeguard and increase cost-effectiveness.
  • Play a key role together with Sub Region, Business Areas and/or Functions for regional cost optimization and provide a lean platform of Corporate Functions and the overall infrastructure for all businesses in the entities assigned.
  • Proactively foster cross-country collaboration in the region to achieve the overall business targets.
  • Furthermore, you support and drive functional optimization in your country and region.
  • You identify, develop and retain regional talents within Finance domain.
  • You will be the “Voice of the Country” within the regional organization and drive innovation as well as end-to-end improvements across the country.

What You Bring 

  • Strong operational experience in leading a Finance function for an international organization – ideally for a regional legal entity in a project, sales and service environment.
  • A BA/BS/Master’s Degree in Business or Accounting/Finance. ACA, ACCA CIMA or equivalent profession accreditation.
  • You speak French and English fluently. International experience either outside of the home country or in a global corporation is an advantage.
  • Ideally gained experience in working with corporate functions, specifically Finance (Hub & FSS structures), Tax, HR, Communications etc.
  • Strong knowledge in Financial Controlling, Management Accounting (IFRS), Siemens Energy FRG’s and reporting systems/environment as well as local GAAP/ statutory accounts experience.
  • Track record of successfully managing multiple priorities and reporting requirements as well as international experience combined with proven results in complex management roles.
  • ERP and Finance systems knowledge, preferably SAP/Spiridon.
  • A reputation for integrity and able to challenge the status quo using a collaborative balance and a networking approach.
  • Are proactive, dynamic, decisive & results oriented. As well as collaborative and a team player with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.

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