Job advertisement: (Senior) Group Controller (f/m/d) at E.ON SE

E.ON is one of Europe's largest operators of energy networks and infrastructure and a provider of innovative energy solutions for more than 50 million customers. Around 72,000 employees are constantly working to digitise the energy world, achieve net zero and connect everyone to good energy. To achieve this, we are focusing our actions on sustainability, digitalisation and growth. We strongly believe that differences make us stronger and welcome all people into our inclusive and diverse culture.

We are looking for a (Senior) Group Controller (f/m/d) with several years of experience in Controlling or Finance Functions to join the “Planning & Forecasting” team at Group Controlling of E.ON SE in Essen. If you are interested, please apply online!


A job that inspires


Our team looks at the financial future of the E.ON Group. We steer our mid-term planning, budgeting, forecasting and capital allocation activities. As part of our performance-oriented and highly motivated team you will work independently on challenging tasks with far-reaching implications for the strategic positioning and financial development of E.ON. In this central steering function you will closely cooperate with international stakeholders both in Corporate Headquarters and in E.ON’s Business Units.


  • Financial performance analysis of the E.ON Group to enable an effective performance dialogue and give impulses for E.ONs financial agenda
  • Performing forecasts and mid-term planning in close cooperation with the operational units and central functions of the E.ON Group
  • Financial modelling and analysis of strategic plan scenarios
  • Analyse and challenge of financial business plans and investment proposals, not just from an internal perspective against the background of our financial framework and strategy but also with the mindset of a financial investor in the light of market and competitor development
  • Compile insightful analysis to assess the financial performance of our business areas in the context of strategic asset allocation and in terms of investment/participation controlling
  • Derivation and evaluation of recommendations for action and preparation of strategic and operational decision proposals for the E.ON Management
  • Organization, governance and continuous improvement of E.ON’s group-wide process and methods for financial planning, forecasting, target setting and capital allocation
  • Interface to various headquarters finance functions (e.g. Investor Relations, Business Controlling)
  • Working in cross-functional group-wide finance projects
  • Developing smart solutions and advancing digitalisation of our processes and products


A convincing background


  • Excellent university degree economics or equivalent and relevant professional experience
  • Profund knowledge of KPIs for financial steering (especially P&L, balance-sheet, Cash-flow), controlling processes and methods; Accounting or valuation expertise is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills while keeping the big picture in mind
  • Strong sense of responsibility, "can-do" mentality and results orientation
  • Challenging, pragmatic and open mindset with courage to question existing approaches and break new ground
  • Team player with the ability to build networks
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills with the ability to to explain complex topics in a simplified manner
  • A high level of commitment, self-motivation and personal drive combined with high willingness to constantly learn and develop
  • High IT affinity as well as experience in the digitalisation of processes and products (e.g. Dashboarding) and in using planning tools & visualisation solutions
  • Fluent proficiency in spoken and written English, German is an advantage


A motivating environment


Being a key player in the energy transition, we offer you the chance to be part of an exciting and dynamic working environment. Join us in a demanding and challenging role with a high level of management exposure which gives you free space for the introduction and development of your ideas. Be part of E.ON SE, the holding company of the group, and benefit from:


  • Flexibility: A diverse and modern environment with flexible working hours and the possibility to partly work from home
  • Networking: An integrated overview of the entire Group and the possibility for international collaboration to build up a network within controlling but also beyond
  • Training & Development: An opportunity to drive your development with numerous training possibilities and a tailored personal development plan covering short- and long-term ambitions
  • Healthcare: Promoting health and well-being e.g. by free company-owned gym or medical screenings
  • Corporate Benefits: Attractive benefits for E.ON shares, VRR job tickets, free car park, meal subsidy, occupational pension scheme and many more


Become part of our team. We look forward to you!


Do you have questions?


For further information please contact our Recruiting Expert: Nicole Lasek, nicole.lasek@eon.com, +49 175 1193041.


Are you already convinced that this is the next step in your career? If yes, we would be happy if you would register and apply online as (Senior) Group Controller (f/m/d).


What you need to know:

Contract type: Permanent
Working time: Part or Full time
Company: E.ON SE
Location: Essen, Hybrides Arbeiten/Home Office
Function area: Finance/Accounting/Controlling/Tax