Statkraft

For our office in Düsseldorf we are currently looking to hire a

Specialist Back Office Trading OTC (m/f/d)

Statkraft is Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. As a major player in the energy wholesale market, we are developing green power solutions for renewable energy producers and companies from trade and industry. We support our customers on the way to a 100% renewable electricity supply. Join the team and take part in creating tomorrow’s energy world!

You will be part of the multi-national Back-Office team in Statkraft, which currently consists out of around 50 colleagues. The colleagues are based in Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Oslo and Tirana. Back Office is the process engine for all commercial transactions. We are responsible for validation of the transactions, clearing and collaterals, contract settlements, billing, accruing, revenue accounting and EU regulatory reporting for all trading and origination transaction across Europe and the US. In a quick and changing environment we are building the bridge between our commercial departments and Finance units.

Your department:

The Back Office Trading OTC unit is responsible for billing, accruals, month end closing procedures of all transactions with third parties/external counterparties (OTC) trading with us Power, Gas, Option Premiums, Dispatch trades, South East Europe trades, trading with our UK branch, cross border capacities and some other products.

This department has a strong focus in keeping an excellent relation and contact with our counterparties, ensuring correct and accurate revenues and cost figures, timely processing of outgoing/incoming invoices, timely and correct netting statement generation and ensuring timely and correct payments.

Your role:

As a Specialist Back Office Trading OTC, you will be a key contact for our business in Düsseldorf for different commodity products such as power, gas, options traded in different countries and entities. Your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Establishing and applying a good understanding of the components of a trade deal and the implications for billing, P&L analysis, SAP booking, tax treatments
  • Contribute to smooth and accurate daily operations in our team as well as support in month end activities
  • Responsible for billing and cost allocation of the different products.
  • Approve and control incoming and outgoing invoices: approval, posting and preparation for payment.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers about all matters regarding operational trading.
  • Implement improvement and quality assurance of processes and systems.
  • Close co-operation with Front Office and other units in the Finance Department.

 Your profile:

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or similar educational background
  • Ideally 4-5 years of experience in Back Office Operations or finance/accounting tasks in Energy related companies or a bank
  • Profound IT Skills, especially knowledge of MS Excel or any other skills to manage complex and multiple data sets. 
  • SAP FI knowledge
  • A good team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Fluent English communication skills, additional knowledge of German or any other European language would be an advantage
  • Excellent in customer service and end-to-end understanding of processes and interfaces
  • Experience in a multi-national environment is an advantage.
  • Enjoy working in fast-paced, challenging and international environment

 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

 Challenged?

For us the ideas of our committed and ambitious colleagues make the difference. If you want to share our passion for renewable energy and be a part of tomorrow’s energy world, please apply through our online application form.

Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. The applicant must be eligible for security clearance and authorisation.









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Region:

  • Nordrhein-Westfalen

Expected Start Date:

as soon as possible

Location:

Düsseldorf, Germany

Contacts:

Raul Frincu (Talent Acquisition Specialist)

Telephone: +49 (0) 211 60244 211

Company homepage:

http://www.statkraft.com

Office address:

0283 Oslo