Site Controller

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Farnborough, United Kingdom
  • Slough
  • Work experience
  • Finance, Controlling
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI is an equal opportunities employer, for full details of our policies please see our careers page.

Your responsibilities

  • To be based at the Slough, UK, project site
  • Identifies and flags risks impacting project margin, proposing corrective actions
    (e.g. accrual bookings, utilization of PAP)
  • Manages risks and ensures internal control compliance on site
  • Monitors the engagement of subcontractors and controls partners’ expenses on site
    (cost recognition and creditor invoice payment)
  • Controls the local procurement process (“site orders”) and maintains forecasts and establishes tracking system
  • Maintains the project PoC accounting calculation (if onshore scope is reported independently)
  • Interfaces with supply management to secure deliveries, orders and invoice correctness
  • Provides financial information to Site Manager, Project Manager Civil Works and Site Supervisors
  • Cooperates with regional and HQ accounting
  • Manages the local expenses (petty cash, credit card, cheque book, project bank account, etc.)
  • Monitoring of cost of sales and analysis of deviations from the project plan
  • Provides regular project forecasts / cost to complete
  • Works closely with Lead Project Controller, Work Package Holders in head office and in particular with Site Manager, Site Construction Manager, Project Manager Civil Works, Site Supervisors, Site Quantity Surveyors, Site Commercial Manager, Commissioning Manager
  • Instructs and manages the Site Accountant (if applicable)
  • Is aware of the HSE requirements relevant to their role, and implements and complies with them

Your experiences

  • > 5 years of experience in project controlling and / or project accounting
  • Good command of SAP (PS, SD, MM, FI)
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office (especially MS Excel),
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (German and other languages are an asset)
  • Strong understanding of project controlling and financial management
  • PoC accounting experience under IFRS
  • Experience in planning and business analysis
  • Able to adapt and develop commercial processes
  • Ability to work independently and establish structures in new environments

We offer

  • Very competitive salaries with annual performance reviews and bonus awards
  • Pension scheme, life insurance and disability insurance
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family
  • Inclusive, values led culture
  • Responsibility and challenge within multi discipline field of activities
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Tailored learning and development opportunities
  • Career path options 


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.
  • Kerry Gandolfi