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

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Date: 16-Jun-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

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

  • Prepare and decide on strategic and technical accounting decisions (incl. local enforcement of Group wide issued accounting policies, ensure compliance with Accounting Manuals and Policies as well as legal requirements acc. to IFRS, HGB, EnWG, etc.)
  • Business partner and supervisor of functional generation unit(s) in their technical accounting & reporting questions as well as in their quarterly and annual reporting packages preparation process
  • Analyze complex accounting matters, including the corresponding effects on Uniper's main Group KPIs as well as support in preparation of Board decision papers
  • Implement and supervise correct application of national and international accounting standards, Uniper accounting and controlling policies; maintain and enhance Uniper's KPI and financial reporting landscape
  • Update and enhancement of relevant Group Policies and delivery of internal trainings
  • Play a key role in the execution of Uniper`s r decarbonization strategy to further develop its footprint as a successful producers of carbon-free energy within the Accounting and Financial Controlling function
  • The role includes close cooperation with, internal and external auditors, managing interfaces to Group Finance functions and the Company`s majority shareholder, external service providers as well as to public and regulatory authorities.



Who we are seeking

  • Successfully completed business, economics or law degree with a focus on accounting, auditing, finance or an equivalent education
  • Several years of relevant experience in an accounting policies role or auditing role under IFRS and German GAAP, accompanied with experience of impairment test procedures and valuation methodologies and techniques.
  • Theoretical as well as operational experience in German GAAP (HGB), IFRS as well as controlling processes and KPI systems
  • Good Understanding of the energy business value chain, energy trading business (Gas, Power, Oil, Coal etc.) and related contracts incl. leasing and accounting structuring would be a benefit.
  • Strong logical and communication skills (at least German and English); solution-oriented and cooperative mindset; hands-on approach; very mature level of MS Office user skills




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: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Part time possible,  
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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.