Director, Portfolio Finance Manager

Number of employees

1010

Arlington, VA, USA, United States

Posted on: 2023-12-08

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Director

Salary

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About the company:

Fluence is the leading global energy storage technology and services company, created and backed by Siemens and AES, two industry powerhouses and pioneers in energy storage. Fluence unites the scale, experience, breadth, and financial backing of the two most experienced icons in energy storage.

Our mission is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. Energy storage is critical to this transformation, yet today the market is fragmented and customers face the challenge of finding a trusted technology partner amidst conflicting technical claims, inexperienced vendors and installers, and new market entrants with limited power sector knowledge.

Fluence brings the proven technology solutions and services that overcome the commercial and regulatory barriers that stand in the way of modernizing our energy networks. We are the partner that can deliver at a global scale with the most experienced and knowledgeable team in the world.

About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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OUR CULTURE AND VALUES

We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.

We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform鈥攁nd we are growing every day.

We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.

We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer鈥檚 needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.

We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. 

LOCATION: Hybrid in one of our hubs located in Arlington, Alpharetta, Houston or San Franscisco

This position reports to the CFO for the Americas region and is responsible for driving the financial results of large projects in execution.  This position will partner with the Directors of Project Management to achieve the financial targets for the Americas region.  Responsibilities include leadership of the financial execution team, driving the achievement of financial results while ensuring compliance with accounting, tax, and internal controls requirements.  The position requires interfacing with many internal stakeholders as well as with customers, suppliers and outside contractors. This role requires a background in accounting & finance, including contract administration, working with infrastructure and construction projects.  Management experience is a must.  This is a leadership position requiring transparent communication to executive management.
 
As Director, Portfolio Finance Management at Fluence, you will:
         Drive the achievement of financial results for the Americas region
         Provide direction and leadership to the financial project organization
         Develop organization to support the evolving needs of the region
         Ensure full financial transparency through timely and comprehensive project reporting and forecasting
         Develop revenue, margin and cash flow forecasts for the region
         Drive project teams to mitigate risks, secure opportunities and achieve forecasts; participate in project reviews
         Work to continuously improve financial execution processes
         Ensure adherence to applicable accounting, tax and internal control guidelines
         Ensure adherence to commercial terms and conditions in customer and supplier contracts
 
 

To support our teams and their families beyond the workplace, Fluence provides an outstanding benefits package effective day one of employment! 

Fluence provides medical benefits, employee resource group opportunities, 401K options and first-rate PTO/Vacation plans for valuable work life balance.

馃攱 ERG Opportunities #diversity 
馃攱 Unlimited PTO
馃攱 Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
馃攱 Generous 401K Match
馃攱 Annual Bonus Incentive

Questions?  Message your Talent Acquisition Partner Directly: https://www.linkedin.com/in/quinnjennifer/

Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status. 

What will the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • 10-12 years of increasing responsibility for financially managing large projects, preferably in the energy sector, including scopes of engineering, procurement and construction; Minimum 5 years managing teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams to achieve objectives
  • Prior experience as the finance head of a small to medium sized business unit
  • Capability to drive the financial performance of a business
  • Advanced understanding of project accounting requirements, including internal control
  • Advanced understanding of commercial contract terms and conditions
  • Experienced in negotiating directly with customers and suppliers
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with executive management
  • Up to 25% travel as needed
  • Required Education and Training :
  • Bachelor鈥檚 degree with a major in accounting, business administration, or finance
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification desired
  • MBA a plus
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