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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Financial Analyst

Hydro is a company with global reach – and local presence. We are involved in activities in more than 40 countries, on all continents. That's why we can offer you many exciting opportunities and potential career paths within the various business areas, fields and locations. As part of our valuable, global Hydro network you can maintain a continuous learning curve. Would you like to shape the next phase of green industrial development in Hydro?


Group Performance, Planning and Controlling (GPPC) is an integral part of the CFO organization and responsible for Hydro’s performance, risk, planning and capital allocation processes. The team’s primary purpose is to generate insights and analysis to drive performance across the organization and to provide decision support for senior management. The team is closely involved in the key strategic agenda of the company, and is uniquely positioned to gain a deep understanding of the business goals, strategic priorities and value drivers of the group. 


If you have strong quantitative aptitude and enjoy giving meaning to data; like developing your own models and tools to enable and visualize your analysis; are curious to understand what drives performance of a large industrial company; and would like to provide insights to support real management decisions– this may be a perfect role for you!  


The position reports to Head of Group Performance.


Key responsibilities / tasks:

  • Follow-up Hydro’s operational and commercial improvement efforts across business areas
  • Conduct financial analysis and generate insight for management reporting
  • Continuously analyze performance trends and partner with business areas on defining opportunities to improve operational and financial outcomes
  • Benchmark key financial and operational metrics across business areas and functions in Hydro to drive improvements. Financial benchmarking of Hydro with the main competitors
  • Support the update and development of the consolidated financial model, and contribute to the development of risk management modeling tools
  • Support the annual business plan process and other planning and performance management processes across Hydro with delivery to the Board of Directors



  • Master's degree, preferably within economics/finance/business, engineering or another quantitative discipline with strong academic records
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience, preferably but not limited to management consulting, corporate finance, data modeling/analytics or another analytical/business-related role
  • Previous experience and/or strong interest in working for an industrial company 
  • Advanced user of Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in business English 
  • Competence to support development of digital tools and solutions, including financial modeling and benchmarking


We offer an exciting opportunity to gain a broad understanding of Hydro, to get involved in key finance processes and strategic projects, and to contribute to the long-term development of the company. 

Apply before: 08/14/2022


If you have any questions, please contact: 


Hiring manager
Fredrik Finjord
Phone: (Norway +47) 46112782

Bodil Madslien
Phone:(Norway +47) 41617458

Posted on:  Jul 20, 2022

Oslo, NO, 0283

Department:  Group Performance
Business Area:  Corporate Management(NHCM)
Legal Entity:  Norsk Hydro ASA
Job Type:  Permanent

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