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Business Controller (m/f/d)

About the role

Location: At any of our locations in Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy or Sweden. We are rather flexible about the place of work. What matters is that we find the right person for the job.

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.

// Are looking you looking for a new challenge that allows you to work closely with all stakeholders in your assigned business unit “Hydrocarbons & Energy”?
// Do you want to continue your career in Business Controlling in a successful company that focusses on continuous growth, sustainability and innovation?
// Are you looking for an opportunity in an international company that offers career perspectives in different locations?


In this role, you will provide support to the business unit as well as Borealis Business Finance and Finance teams. You will be responsible for performing analysis on financials, providing support to finance processes (i.e. forecasting, planning, investments, and benchmarking), recommendations, and project participation, with focus on continuous improvement.


You will also be:

  • Assessing implication of drivers and decisions on selective areas of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow 
  • Acting as business partner to the Base Chemicals team and Borealis Finance team
  • Prepare financial models as basis for financial management report, respecting relevant deadlines
  • Responsible for analysing and processing data, tracking performance, and deriving optimization measures
  • Provide evaluations and proposals with the focus on how to continuously improve processes and financial models
  • Providing or supporting benefit calculations for smaller and bigger capex projects including monitoring the progress
  • Interacting with different stakeholders mainly within the supported Business Group in order to provide a solid basis for decision making

About you


You are the right candidate for this position, if you have an educational background in finance, accounting or economics and professional experience in a similar role with a focus on performance analysis & controlling, forecasting & planning and business modelling. 


For this role, you need to have knowledge of mainly Excel but also PowerPoint, SAP and Business Warehouse, IFRS standards and local GAAP. Any skills in building MicroStrategy or PowerBI dashboards are an advantage.


You have strong analytical skills and are highly interested in analytical issues, generating reports, statistics, and performance indicators. Your communication & presentation skills as well as your accurate working style and concern for quality will support your success in this role tremendously.


Finally, since our company language is English, you need to master the language on business level.


As mentioned, we are flexible about the place of work but we are especially welcoming professionals with the ambition to have a mobile career, also in other locations (e.g. our Vienna head office).

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Renate Ewinger, renate.ewinger@borealisgroup.com. Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.

Following Austrian law regulations we offer competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement chemical industry starting at EUR 63.389,- annual gross salary (based on 38 hrs/week) and are willing to pay more based on your experience and background. In addition, we offer hybrid working, a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


With head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs 6,900 employees and operates in over 120 countries. In 2019, Borealis generated EUR 8.1 billion in sales revenue and a net profit of EUR 872 million. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of Borealis, while the remaining 25% is owned by a holding company of the Abu-Dhabi based Mubadala. We supply services and products to customers around the globe through Borealis and two important joint ventures: Borouge (with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, or ADNOC, based in UAE); and Baystar™ (with Total, based in the US). www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com 


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

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