Senior Financial Controller


Vattenfall is now looking for the right persons to fill a position as Senior Financial Accountant/Controller in Financial Business Support (FBS). You will be a member of the global FBS team and key contributor in shaping the delivery from FBS to the Vattenfall operations securing the follow-up, reporting, analysis, and compliance. 

Your responsibilities as Senior Financial Accountant/Controller
We are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to fill a position within the area of BA Wind with focus on DK operations of this BA. Your tasks as Senior Financial Accountant towards the BA will be to:
•Provide financial specialist advice to Business Control;
•Take overall ownership of BA/BU specific financial model including being able to drive change to comply with steering model and available systems (SAP and Management Reporting Systems);
•Handling day to day financial issues (accruals, coding quires etc.);
•Produce and deliver the financial part of the management report;
•Finalize and secure quality of the annual accounting meaning taking responsibility for profit and loss accounts as well as balance sheet accounts;
•Do the legal and statutory reporting and control including participate in the annual reports process;
•Communicate financial directives and guidelines (Local GAAP / IFRS) including relevant consequences for business;
•Be in control of cash management and other treasury issues;
•Coordinate and execute on charge out and transfer pricing following group tax instructions;
•Facilitate the external and internal audit process;
•Support in planning process in accordance to agreed interfaces;
•On request act as a company controller including Letter of representation;
•A natural ingredient in your daily work will be to contribute in driving continuous improvement and different projects to improve the finance processes.

Your qualifications as Senior Financial Accountant
Our candidate have a University degree (e.g. Business administration with focus on Accounting). You are experienced in: Accounting; managing a closing process independently, both legal and corporate; as well as management reporting including analysis and comments.

You are familiar with, and used to Work with external compliance regulations including IFRS and Danish GAAP. We also expect excellent skills in the financial reporting systems, good Microsoft Office skills, and knowledge about tax regulations including transfer pricing.
Fluency in English and Danish is a must, both in speech and in writing. Speaking Swedish is an advantage, as well as knowledge in Swedish local GAAP.
If you have experience form the wind industry it is a big advantage.
Your personal characteristics:
•Strong communication skills, open attitude to change, strong analytical skills;
•Team player and change agent;
•Commitment to fulfil agreed targets;
•Active in developing the competence in FC and R2R process;
•Solution-oriented and flexible;
•Ability to handle internal and external interfaces effectively.
Our offer
In Financial Control you will be part of a global team of colleagues being in the center of the challenging transformation journey for Finance. We share competence across functions and borders, support each other, proudly copy good ideas between each other across the organization, and appreciate challenging the status quo and our ways of working. Here, you get the opportunity to develop yourself across financial control expertise areas, the core finance processes, and across the Vattenfall operations, being in the center of the whole Finance community.
Kolding, DK,
More information
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Alexander Kuchar, Head of Financial Control BA Wind (+49 1525 462 88 75).
For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Jette Ingeberg, Senior Recruiter (+45 22 57 07 51).
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page.  The application deadline is August 20.
The department – Financial Control
Vattenfall is centralizing the financial control tasks to the central Financial Control function, and is gradually building up the scope and services for the whole group. Today Financial Control handles the closing and reporting with full legal and operational compliance for all units in the former Region Nordic, We provide expertise and improve the quality for Vattenfall’s financial reporting, coordinate the yearly audit cycle, and ensure that audit comments are resolved in an effective manner, and manage the record-to-report process.
During 2014, the centralization of Financial Control was performed in the Region Nordic operations, and we are now entering the next step of our transformation, which means that Financial Control is taking over this responsibilities for the other countries as well. 
We look forward to receiving your application!