Financial Controller - Full Time - WinterthurSwitzerland


At Sulzer, you are empowered to deliver superior results. As a pioneer in industry we have a proud heritage of innovation and continue to evolve for the future. Join our story and create your own impact by developing your expertise and building solutions that help make our lives safer, smarter and more sustainable.


Join our finance team within the Division Flow Equipment as Financial Controller for the Business Unit Energy and help us taking the controlling activities to the next level.


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Supporting the Business Unit Energy Head of Finance by delivering comprehensive and timely financial information for the purpose of business management and decision making
  • Month-end closing activities incl. variance and root cause analysis (e.g., actuals vs. budget and prior month forecast)
  • Ensure timely submission of legal entity reporting packages related to operations according to Sulzer accounting standards, along with ensuring accuracy of financial records
  • Preparation of monthly operations results, such as quality results, absorption, inventory, etc. 
  • Coordination and support the preparation of the monthly MIS presentation and calls
  • Performing various ad-hoc reporting requests and analysis to provide better visibility on BU Financials  
  • Drive improvements in reporting and digitalization for Business Excellence team incl. simplification of processes
  • Actively supporting budgeting and forecasting process
  • Provide support and review the calculation of hourly rates per legal entity


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting, Finance or Controlling
  • At least 5 years of experience in controlling or financial planning and analysis (FP&A), preferably in an industrial company
  • Experience in Operations / Production Controlling is preferred
  • Advanced financial modelling skills (Excel) and strong knowledge of PowerPoint 
  • Experience with SAP BPC, SAP ERP (FI/CO modules) and business application tools is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with the ability to prioritize responsibilities, tasks and processes, while being a problem solver.
  • A flexible and adaptive team player with a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, German is beneficial


Your benefits:

  • Excellent social benefits
  • Joining a company rated as a top employer for Switzerland
  • Flex work opportunities 
  • Central workplace, only 5 minutes from Winterthur train station 


Location: We are based in Winterthur


Visa or work permit support can only be provided for EU/EFTA applicants.


Have a question about the role? Reach out to Mirjam Fluri at We are looking forward to hearing from you!



Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

83% of our employees recommend Sulzer as a good place to work and we are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer 2022 in Switzerland. So come and join our story, starting today!

About us

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2022, our 13’800 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.2 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

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