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VP Head of Back Office and Risk Control

If you’re a leader with good knowledge within financial controlling and reporting, risk management, or treasury, you can choose a career that also helps to solve the climate crisis here at Statkraft. In this role, you will lead a team based within the Group Treasury department. Realise the potential of renewable energy. Make a positive impact on our planet.

Why Statkraft?

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.

But there’s more work to be done – that’s why we need you to join us.

Working in Treasury

From helping to run advanced renewable power plants, developing the technologies that power EV charging infrastructures, to supporting our business solutions and corporate functions. With Statkraft, you’ll be working and collaborating alongside our passionate experts to innovate, maintain and provide the world with renewable energy.

Our Group Treasury function is the centralized treasury function at Statkraft and has the overall responsibility for all treasury operations in the Statkraft Group. Group Treasury’s main responsibilities includes funding, liquidity, foreign currency- and interest rate risk management, cash management, internal loans and guarantees, insurance and pension, business support, accounting and reporting of financial items, trade controls and settlements. Group Treasury has 39 employees in 5 departments. Back Office and Risk Control (TRB) is a department in the Treasury organization and counts 9 employees. This role reports to SVP Head of Group Treasury.  

As VP Head of Back Office and Risk Control, you will:

  • Lead, prioritize, and coordinate the activities within TRB, including training, development, and motivation of the team members
  • Ensure continuous improvement of TRB process, internal control, and deliveries, hereunder also standardization and simplification
  • Responsible for Unit and Group reporting of financial items, including presentation to Management
  • Responsible for/owner of Group Treasury Systems
  • Responsible for settlement and trade controlling
  • Responsible for compliance with relevant external and internal requirements, such as MAR and EMIR
  • Responsible for Treasury Risk Control function, including reporting to Management
  • Ensure good cooperation and communication with peers, senior managers, and other stakeholders

 About you:

We look for leaders with the essential skills to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions. That includes:

  • Master`s degree within finance, accounting and/or auditing
  • Seven or more years of work experience from larger audit firm or international company
  • Experience in leading successful teams in a people focused way that brings out the best in your team (ideally from the finance sector)
  • Knowledge within financial controlling, accounting and/or auditing
  • Experience with complex ERP and Treasury systems
  • Good knowledge of IFRS/NGAAP
  • Self-driven with a desire to develop the organization and the quality of the deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Norwegian
  • Ability to build good working relationships and stakeholder management

What we offer

A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning that every employee is not just making a living, they are making a real difference to the planet, our communities and the future. Together, we work on the front lines of changing the game for renewable energy. From hydrogen development to algorithmic trading and everything in between. We have 125 years of unrivalled expertise in creating the technologies that put ecosystems, communities and our environment first. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. This includes:

  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including Linkedin Learning and inspiring leaderships program like IMD
  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds
  • The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet”
  • A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave, and work life balance principles

Statkraft offers competitive terms of employment and benefits schemes, and we’re a trusted employer that puts the safety of our people first. We believe that a safe and healthy working environment is a matter of choice, not chance.

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

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Kjetil Haug-Nodeland, Boyden Executive Search, mobile phone +47 91 16 77 03, or Celina Nybråten, Boyden Executive Search, mobile phone +47 41 27 16 69. 

 To apply, please submit your cv, application letter and educational transcripts via; Careers; Job vacancies, as soon as possible and latest 26.09.2021.


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Celina Nybråten

Mobile: +47 41271669

Kjetil Haug-Nodeland in Boyden

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