For our office in Düsseldorf we are looking for a

Senior Financial Advisor for Markets & Operations (m/f)

Your Team:

“Accounting, Tax & Internal Control” department is responsible for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reporting of Statkraft Germany Group according IFRS and German GAAP. Further focus is processing accounting principle based tasks, both IFRS and German GAAP, and development of existing internal controls related to accounting process. Furthermore the department is the contact for international legal entities of the segment Markets & Operations regarding accounting relevant topics.

Your tasks:

  • Implement IFRS Accounting policies and Group financial reporting requirements across the legal entities of the segment (mainly Continental Europe but also India, North and South America)   
  • Provide accounting and financial reporting advice for new products, business models and new investments and respond to queries from other departments and senior management  
  • Take on the finance manager role for satellite entities and represent the interest of the company in joint ventures and other business interests
  • Participate in and lead projects in the area of finance. Respond to ad hoc query
  • Monitor internal control compliance, identify weaknesses, develop and implement control improvements in cooperation with the relevant departments
  • Support due diligence engagements and business reviews
  • Train and coach colleagues on specific technical topics and ensure knowledge is transferred in the team 

Your profile:

  • You hold a university or technical degree in finance with a focus on accounting or you are a certified/qualified accountant
  • You have at least 5 years experience in financial reporting in an international company or audit firm. Experience in the energy industry or from a trading environment is preferred but not essential
  • You have good knowledge of IFRS and possibly US GAAP and have experience in valuation techniques (discounted cash flow, fair value analysis)    
  • Your level of English is very good, if not excellent; preferably you are also conversant in  German
  • You should be a good team player, assisting colleagues where necessary; be comfortable communicating with others and be used to reaching out across departments, countries and cultures to achieve common goals   
  • Experience of working in a matrix function or flat hierarchical organisation is a plus.
  • Ideally you also have first project management experience

Statkraft offers:

  • Professional and personal development in an exciting company
  • A positive working environment characterised by competence, responsibility and innovation
  • A diverse workplace with regard to gender, age and cultural background
  • Competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes
Claudia Gemsa (HR Manager)
Telephone: +49 (0)211 60244 218
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