Senior Accounting Controller

#Job number :SEFEGR00570


Finance & Treasury


London


Fixed term contract

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Senior Accounting Controller. The Controller will support the Accounting Function in delivering the SAP ERP programme, primarily for the main UK Energy Trading entity of the Group.

Want to join us on our journey?

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Senior Accounting Controller. The Controller will support the Accounting Function in delivering the SAP ERP programme, primarily for the main UK Energy Trading entity of the Group.

The Senior Accounting Controller will work closely in supporting the Accounting Managers, liaising with IT and the external implementation partner on business requirement analysis, to-be process design, data design, testing, change management, cutover, and support activities.

What you will do?

  • Work collaboratively with the Accounting Managers to deliver SAP ERP programme.
  • Work with Accounting Managers to assess, shape and document;
    • “to-be” business processes (using flow-chart diagrams)
    • data requirements & analysis
    • Gap analysis
    • reporting requirements
  • Consult with Accounting Managers to understand processes, develop the business case, document requirements, develop functional specifications and acceptance criteria.
  • Work closely with Accounting Managers to derive a common data model and reporting structures to enable group wide reporting.
  • Work closely with the SAP Capability team (based in London and Berlin) and external Implementation partner.
  • Work closely with SAP Capability Team & Accounting Managers to ensure solutions meet expectations and have only a positive impact at implementation

What you’ll bring to the role?

  • Understanding of chart accounts, that may be seen in a commodity trading organisation or financial trading institution
  • Experience of high transaction count, SAP integration with upstream deal capture and lifecycle systems (e.g. ETRM systems)
  • Good Functional knowledge of SAP is required
  • Strong understanding of data objects, master data, data modelling & reporting
  • Change management knowledge / understanding
  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills including leading workshops
  • Able to understand business issues and articulate required IT solutions to SAP Capability Team/ Implementation Partner
  • Team-player with ability to achieve results through shared initiatives

Our offer to you

In return we offer a competitive starting salary supported by a comprehensive, and broad reaching benefits package which includes

  • bonus earning potential
  • non-contributory pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and volunteering days
  • buy / sell holidays
  • life assurance
  • medical and dental insurance
  • range of optional flexible benefits

 

We are committed to supporting your career growth with opportunities to develop both your knowledge and experience through a blended approach to learning.

Who are we?    

As an integrated midstream energy company headquartered in Berlin, SEFE Securing Energy for Europe ensures the security of energy supply in Europe and drives the green energy transformation. SEFE is active in trading & portfolio management, sales, transportation, and storage of energy, and has its strongest presence in Germany and the UK. SEFE employs around 1,500 people and supplies over 50,000 customers in various European markets, from small businesses to municipal utilities, regional gas suppliers, industrial companies, power plants and multinational organisations. With a sales volume of around 200 TWh of power and gas, SEFE plays a central role in the stability of the energy supply in Europe. SEFE is owned by the Federal Government of Germany.

 

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