Statkraft Markets and IT

Back Office Contract Operations Analyst

Back Office Contract Operations Analyst
Competitive Salary | London| 1 x full time permanent role 1 x temporary (Circa 2 years) role

Statkraft is looking for a candidate to join a professional team responsible for managing and operating commercial contracts related to our market access portfolio in the UK. In a dynamic business environment, the Contract Operations team is developing the bridge between the origination/business development teams and Finance by taking responsibility for the quality of data, transactional validation, billing and accrual production for energy and related services.

Reporting to the UK Head of Contract Operations, this role requires someone who can understand, implement and develop the contractual complexities of PPAs, be energy market aware, be technically adaptable and have knowledge of financial systems and processes.

The role carries a great deal of autonomy and accountability and is suited to someone who is inquisitive, progressive and methodical, has initiative and is prepared to build customer and stakeholder relationships.

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 Contracts Operations UK

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 other technology and digital experts to innovate, maintain and provide the world with renewable energy.

As a Contracts Operations Analyst in the Contract Operations department, you'll:

● Engage in challenging projects in close cooperation with our key internal customers in the UK, Amsterdam and Dusseldorf (Commercial, Technical and Finance teams)
● Assure high quality billing – create, verify and manage settlement of commercial and industry stakeholders
● Track cash allocations and debt positions
● Perform month-end closing tasks
● Assess new and changed commercial products through contract analysis and manage the implementation of new products into the extant operational environment
● Develop our system landscape and increase the degree of automation
● Operate, maintain and further develop the P&L reporting and internal controls

About you:

We look for candidates with the essential skills to future-proof our business and renewable energy solutions.

Required Knowledge and experience:

● University degree in a related field
● Strong analytical skills and a commercial mind-set
● Fluency in English

Experiences in these areas are also useful in your role:

● Experience of working for a utility, renewable energy company or other similar environment
● An understanding of the UK electricity industry
● Be technically proficient in MS Excel and have some knowledge of coding in SQL and or Python; experience of systems such as SAP and SalesForce would be an advantage

You will have the following traits:

● Self-motivated and proactive team player with an ability to work independently
● Naturally inquisitive progressive and methodical.
● At Statkraft, we're always looking for people with great social and communication skills. People who love to lead, teach and help others learn.

Realise the potential of renewable energy. Make a positive impact on our planet.

What we offer:

A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning every employee is not just making a living, they are making a difference to the planet, our communities and the future. Together, we work on the front line 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 where you'll 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
● Monetary childcare subsidy to support you and your family
● A focus on fun outside of work, supported by various activity groups such as soccer, yoga, sailing, climbing, boxing, cabin rentals, and much more

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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