Statkraft Markets and IT

For our office in Düsseldorf we are currently looking to hire

Senior System Specialist (business side) (m/f/d)

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. 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 Digitalisation Finance & Risk:

Digitalization Finance & Risk is a new department with a growing team of currently 12 employees and serves as the main interface between Finance & Risk and Statkraft IT globally. The department centralizes digitalization activities for Finance & Risk. This includes providing process excellence for core processes within Markets & IT, overseeing the functional system architecture as well as ensuring Finance & Risk strategy and ambitions are met through Finance & Risk projects and initiatives. Further part of the scope is to provide operational support for selected ETRM systems used in Finance & Risk along with respective system ownership.

We are expanding our system landscape and now looking for a senior system specialist (m/f/d) for an online analytical processing tool based on SAP Business Wearhouse, focusing on financial reporting in revenues related to energy business.

Your role:

As senior system specialist (business side) you will be part of the Digitalization Finance & Risk team. In close collaboration with IT, you will support the build-up and implementation of a new online analytical processing tool in financial reporting, focusing on energy related revenues for standard and complex deals. The system brings trading systems PnL together with the finance system PnL – both realized and unrealized from multiple ETRM systems. The system is based on SAP Business Wearhouse. Also, on the long-term, you will take the role of system owner representative for this system (business side). This includes duties around (build-up and) execution of a governance structure incl. system board meetings, setting up and managing enhancement processes, providing key user trainings, and driving change management related activities.

Your tasks include:

  • Managing the relationship and communication with all stakeholders, ensuring system enhancements are delivered to their satisfaction.
  • Take the role of the system owner representative on business side incl. build-up and enablement of respective governance structure
  • Be responsible for change management incl. focus on governance, internal controls and drive for consistency and documentation
  • Ensure a proactive and close dialogue with IT, process owners, project managers as well as other key stakeholders across Statkraft
  • Create roadmaps, in alignment with IT where applicable, prioritize resources to these deliveries, collect requirements from key stakeholders
  • Monitor the support needed for the business, communicate and manage business related system problems with help of IT support.
  • Ensure proper prioritization, order and follow up deliveries (requests and incidents) from service providers.
  • Take care of yearly budget process by collaborating with system board and follow up on service cost.
  • Align with colleagues across the Digitalisation Finance & Risk on interdependent topics around processes, automation, innovation, and other systems

About you:

  • Higher education in Finance, economics or engineering with strong academic results
  • Several years’ experience working with Accounting and Financial reporting within a global industry or consultancy - experience in a utility business will be advantageous
  • Experience in the field of data warehousing with preferably hands-on experience in the SAP Business Intelligence environment and HANA.
  • Experience in data visualization tool, preferably SAP Analytics Cloud.
  • A true passion for problem-solving and for building the bridge between IT and Business
  • High degree of service orientation and good stakeholder management skills along with respective communication skills
  • High level of agility to operate in and adapt to volatile environments with a hands-on mentality and a clear “can-do” attitude
  • Reliable team player with openness to continuous learning and improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; Norwegian or German is beneficial

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
  • A focus on fun outside of work, supported by various activity groups such as soccer, yoga, sailing, climbing, boxing, cabin rentals, and much more
  • Being part of a company proudly certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ (Germany only).

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 authorisation.

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Expected Start Date:

as soon as possible




Alicja Matute

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