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Controller (m/f/d)

About the role

Location: Austria - Schwechat

Hours: Full-time

Type of Contract: Permanent



We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.


We are looking for a highly skilled and analytical Controller who will be a financial business partner to our Location leader, Business Group Operations and Business Finance team. As a Controller, you will provide support to the functional unit leader, Location management team and Borealis Business Finance/Finance teams. You will be responsible for performing analysis on financials, operations metrics, providing support to finance processes (i.e. forecasting, planning, investments, and benchmarking), recommendations, and supporting implementation of Location initiatives.


You will also:

  • Assess implication of drivers and decisions on selective areas of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow.
  • Act as business partner to the Location, and taking the lead and support core financial processes.
  • Be responsible for analysing and processing data, tracking performance, and deriving optimization measures.
  • Provide evaluations and proposals to the area management with the focus on how to continuously improve processes.
  • Monitor progress of capex projects and ensure timely notice of completion.
  • Provide project leadership and participation in improvement projects and/or more complex cross-functional projects.
  • Provide support of functional strategy documents and update of operative instructions.
  • Interact with different stakeholders within the organisation in order to provide a solid basis for decision making, with the focus of the supported Business Group.

About you


You are the right candidate for this position, if you have an educational background or relevant experience in Finance, Accounting or Economics and adequate additional job experience. You have strong analytical skills and are highly interested in analytical issues (in generating reports, statistics, and performance indicators), with good experience in performance analysis & controlling, forecasting & planning and business modelling. You have knowledge of Accounting standards IFRS and local GAAP. You have proven communication & presentation skills reflecting the ability to compile analysis and make recommendations. You have advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, and Business Warehouse, skills in building MicroStrategy or PowerBI dashboards is an advantage. You have Mastery of German and English languages. Finally, you will be able to demonstrate accuracy and concern for quality. You are a team player and goal-oriented.

About Borealis and our offer

We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Preslmaier, (claudia.preslmaier@borealisgroup.com, +43 664 85 95 850). 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.


Following Austrian law regulations, we offer, reflecting your experiences, skills and competencies, competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement chemical industry starting at EUR 51.180,50 annual gross salary (based on 38 hrs/week) and are willing to pay more based on your experience and background. In addition, we offer 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.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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