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(Senior) Expert Accounting Policies & Methods Generation (f/m/d) - limited position

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Date: 23-Jul-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



For our Policies & Methods Generation Team in Düsseldorf we are looking for you!



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Contribute to Uniper`s quarterly and annual financial closings in a recently implemented Fast Close-environment, including the use of Uniper`s consolidation software Tagetik and reporting to Uniper`s Board of Management and Supervisory Board (/Audit Committee)
  • Support decision-making with respect to the evaluation of special topics (e.g. M&A, regulatory developments, new business models and/or contracts etc.) with respect to its accounting and KPI implications
  • Support assigned accounting business partners/units in all closing relevant matters (special closing issues, individual areas of IFRS competencies (e.g. Lease accounting, revenue recognition) etc.)
  • Process-ownership and coordination of contents for the annual update of the groupwide IFRS policy guidance (i.e. IFRS Accounting Manual) in a digitalized environment
  • Play an active role in the execution of Uniper`s r decarbonization strategy to further develop its footprint as a leading producers of carbon-free energy within the Accounting and Financial Controlling function
  • Foster knowledge exchange and best practices with Fortum and drive most efficient solutions for a joint Uniper/ Fortum group



Who we are seeking

  • Ideally minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in technical accounting or a Big-4 Audit-Company auditing blue-chip groups
  • Successfully completed business or economics degree with a proven focus on accounting, auditing, finance or an equivalent education
  • Very good / reliable accounting knowledge according to IFRS and ideally German GAAP (HGB), as well as knowledge of the corresponding developments in future standard setting activities
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills, and a collaborative style of working will help you to foster your stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a team and on your own initiative, being able to adapt within a very dynamic environment across the Uniper/Fortum Group
  • Business fluent in English and ideally in German




If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Anna Bendig

Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: Fixed-term 18 months 
Working Hours:     Part time possible,  
Start Date:  

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Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.