Our client is a leading European energy company, which for more than 100 years has electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernised the way of living through innovation and cooperation. They now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. That's why they are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system through initiatives in renewable production and climate smart energy solutions for their customers. They employ approximately 20,000 people and have operations mainly in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and the UK.
- Are you interested in joining our team responsible for the accounting and reporting of a UK-based business within the energy sector? We are seeking a dedicated Accounting Professional to support the financial activities of our organization.
- This role is within the Accounting R2R function, providing expertise in accounting, compliance, and financial reporting.
- The team collaborates closely with various business units and specializes in IFRS and local GAAP accounting standards, managing financial postings, closures, external audits, and delivering financial statements.
- We are looking for an Accounting Professional to ensure accurate financial reporting for a number of business units in the United Kingdom.
- You will be a part of the Record to Report (R2R) organization within our Group Finance department.
- The team is distributed across Hexham, Kolding (Denmark), and Gliwice (Poland).
- This role is integral to supporting our growing presence in the UK, which includes renewable energy projects and expansion into the Distribution and Heat business.
- The position offers opportunities for professional growth, cross-country collaboration, and involvement in complex accounting issues.
- Additionally, the team is actively working on transitioning to SAP S/4 HANA.
- In return, we offer a flexible work environment with options for remote work.
- As a specialist, you will assist multiple companies within our organization in the UK with complex accounting matters related to your area of expertise.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Hands-on work to ensure accurate and timely reporting
- Serving as an accounting expert, ensuring the accuracy of financial data
- Supporting business units with accounting matters
- Acting as a liaison between accounting and business departments
- Cultivating positive relationships with internal customers and our outsourcing partner
- Managing the financial responsibilities for selected companies, including balance sheet reviews and reconciliations
- Supporting the audit process and internal controls
- Executing services with a strong emphasis on quality and timeliness, following established processes and guidelines
- Participating in development projects
- Partly qualified accountant, with a qualification such as CIMA, ACCA, AAT, or equivalent
- 3 to 5 years of experience working in relevant Finance operations
- A deep understanding of IFRS accounting rules
- Strong knowledge of and experience in Finance processes
- Familiarity with SAP and proficiency in Excel is a plus
- Strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work independently
- Comfortable working in a geographically dispersed team
- Openness to change and a proactive, solution-oriented mindset
- Effective communication skills, with intercultural experience as an advantage
- We provide competitive compensation, a dynamic and international work environment, and the opportunity to collaborate with industry experts.
- You'll work within cross-functional teams and receive unwavering support from dedicated colleagues. Our employment conditions are attractive, and we encourage personal and professional development