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GD Portfolio Finance Manager


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ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging both companies’ strengths and best practices. As a part of ERGO Technology & Services Management AG, the technology holding of ERGO Group AG, we support millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems.

In October 2022, ET&S S.A. expanded its scope of operations by creating a Business Services unit to contribute in a new way to the growth of ERGO’s business. Acting as a co-partner and internal consultant, it adds non-IT value and supports the development of the entire ERGO Group, currently offering skills in reporting, analysis, actuarial, and input management. We are committed to fostering innovation and meeting the evolving needs of our clients worldwide.

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About the role 

The Global Delivery Project Management Office (GD PMO) is the central Project Management Office overseeing the whole IT portfolio of ET&SM across the entire Global Delivery Portfolio spanning over 30 countries where ERGO operates. It provides services to various stakeholders on senior management and board member level, monitors progress of the IT portfolio delivering agreed scope within time and budget, sets governance boundaries and consequently improves the company’s capability to deliver projects by providing guidance and coaching. 

The GD Portfolio Finance Manager​ role sits within the Global Delivery Portfolio Management team and is the single point of contact for all financial matters across Global Delivery. 

How you will get the job done

  • setting up and implementing standard project cost control processes and procedures on individual projects across the Global Delivery portfolio of projects 
  • providing financial support in budgeting, project cost control and performance management processes for the Global Delivery function, by working closely with planners/budget owners/project controllers 
  • preparing consolidated financial summaries (data, analytics, roadmaps and presentations) for functional management discussions and decisions 
  • ensuring compliance to enterprise Project Governance and Execution frameworks and methodologies in supporting stable ET&SM financial control environment (including SAFe or Agile methodologies) 
  • working with program leaders to ensure the program adheres to Project Executions, Project Governance, Change Management and Risk Frameworks, Project Accounting guidelines and methodologies as outlined by the Global Delivery Program Management Office (GD PMO) 
  • providing guidance and training to functional staff on financial matters including financial support on individual projects across the entire Global Delivery portfolio of projects 
  • reconciliating and adjusting Investment Portfolio, Project Portfolio and Actuals reconciliation from the finance point of view working across all local and global finance and project teams 
  • working with the finance department on the annual review of rate cards and proposal for changes to rate cards based on the investment portfolio forecast and finance cost/revenue forecast 
  • working closely with local finance, PMO and global finance service management team to jointly execute the entire budgeting cycle from instructions to final consolidation and reporting of actual project costs, e.g. burn rate analysis, etc. 
  • setting up and implementing standard processes and procedures on what cost controllers on individual projects should be doing like managing project budgets, doing forecasts, variance analysis, financial reporting, CR management, etc. 
  • coaching and guiding the various PMO finance people on individual projects across the entire Global Delivery portfolio of projects

Skills and experience you will need

  • fluency in English 
  • 5 years of experience as a financial controller, preferably in a multinational FSI or IT company 
  • university degree (Finance, Accounting, Economy, Business Administration) 
  • strong budgeting and planning experience 
  • deep knowledge of financial processes 
  • strong communication, coordination and project management skills 
  • experience working with senior management is required 
  • detailed oriented, self-directed team player 
  • ability to work in a matrix organization and with a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels 
  • intermediate knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint 
  • knowledge of Clarity or a similar PPM solution 

Nice to have (optional)

  • German language proficiency 
  • knowledge of PowerAutomate or VBA 
  • professional financial qualifications (ACCA, CIMA) 

Interested in this position?

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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