System Accountant (m/f/d)

#Job number :SEFEGR00492

Finance & Treasury



We are looking for a Systems Accountant to join our Sales Accounting team in Manchester


We are looking for a qualified accountant to join the UK Sales Accounting team in the role of System Accountant and take the lead in improving processes across SEFE Energy in the United Kingdom, France, and Netherlands. With a focus on embedding a culture of continuous improvement you will focus on developing strong data governance, improved modelling, and efficiency together with supporting and contributing to key projects.


  • Lead process improvement change across the whole accounting team
  • Create and own a roadmap of continuous improvement
  • Enhance processes from being excel based to SQL based where possible
  • Embed a culture of change and strong data/process management
  • Provide support and contribute to various ongoing business-wide projects including how they impact current accounting processes
  • Develop a deep understanding of the various business units to provide support to team members


You will be a qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA) with proven post qualification experience and be Lean / Six Sigma qualified. You will also have

  • Excellent IT skills, with advanced Microsoft excel knowledge and experience of using SQL demonstrated by your ability to manipulate large data sets and both create and improve models
  • An excellent understanding of financial processes, with the ability to challenge the status quo to drive change and improvements
  • Well-developed communication skills with the confidence to position thoughts and ideas
  • A growth mindset with a proactive approach and self-motivation


Securing Energy for Europe – it’s a simple statement, with a bold ambition. SEFE is not just our name, but also encompasses everything that drives us. To accomplish this, we’re taking immediate action to secure gas supply – but also looking forward, to explore our role in the European energy transformation and how we can contribute to a stable and sustainable future.

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.

Our international teams work across locations in Europe, Asia, and North America. We’re passionate about energy and the important role it can play in shaping a better future.


We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and experience. Whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, and recognises your contribution.

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

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

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

Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.

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