Controller (m/f/d) Polyolefins & Innovation

About the role

Location: Austria - Vienna, Austria - Linz

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We rise to the challenge.

We are currently looking for a Controller (m/f/d) for Polyolefins & Innovation. In this role you act as business partner and you contribute to the different financial processes with the main focus on continuous improvement. You interact with different stakeholders within the organisation in order to provide a solid basis for decision making, with the main focus of the supported Business Group.


Your tasks include:


  • to execute and report standardized financial processes and assessing implications of decisions on selective areas of P&L with full fixed cost ownership, balance sheet and cash flow of the respective Business Groups and develop improvement proposals
  • to drive internal and external audit processes for financials and fundings requirements.
  • to analyze innovation projects and portfolio profitability.
  • to process execution and selective contribution to process set-up & update, main focus is on continuous improvement
  • to participate in improvement projects predominantly in the supported functional area and to provide evaluations and proposals to area of management
  • to establish as reliable business partner for the different stakeholders when responding to requests
  • to support functional strategy documents
  • to drive the digitalisation agenda across Innovation and Tecnology

About you

You are the right candidate for this position, if you: 

  • Hold a Master Degree in finance, accounting, business administration or economics.
  • Work experience in controlling, finance business partnering, consulting or similar business roles 4-8 years.
  • Have a solid financial knowledge including data interpretation & validation performance management & controlling and forecasting & planning business modelling.
  • Have a track record of managing projects in a dynamic change environment 
  • Big 4 audit experience is an advantage.
  • Knowhow on programming languages and Power BI is an advantage
  • Last but not least you can demonstrate your communication and presentation skills and you like to work in an international environment. 

About Borealis and our offer

We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Preslmaier, ( 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 competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement, reflecting your competencies and experience, starting at EUR 58.000 annual gross salary 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 sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | |


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.

The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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