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Application deadline

14/11

Aarhus, Denmark

Trade Controller to support our growing green certificates business

Are you structured and detail-oriented? And do you possess strong stakeholder management skills? Then you might be the perfect fit for our Trade Controlling function within our Finance & Accounting team. 

Green certificates at Danske Commodities

Danske Commodities (DC) is an energy trading company that specialises in short-term power and gas trading and offers balancing, optimisation and hedging services to energy producers and suppliers. Every day, we complete more than 8,500 trades across 39 countries, constantly moving energy from where there is more than needed to where it is needed most. DC is a wholly owned subsidiary to Norwegian energy company Equinor, operating under its own name and brand. Energy markets are currently undergoing a green transition, which has created an increasing demand for new climate products, and, thus, also green certificates. To succeed with our growing green certificate business, we must ensure a professional and thorough controlling of all certificates as well as the operational and financial handling of all new climate products in our system.
 

Become part of a function where you get to use your solid stakeholder management skills

You will become part of a small subteam within our Finance & Accounting team. The subteam has a shared goal of ensuring the controlling of different trading products and to support the organisation when entering new market areas or trading new products. Your particular focus will be on new climate products and green certificates. The role entails managing different stakeholders across both finance and trading, in particular our climate markets trading teams. Therefore, we expect that you enjoy working with different stakeholders and have solid stakeholder management skills that you are eager to put to use. As a person, we expect that you are not afraid to take responsibility for defining and driving processes. In addition, the candidate we are looking for has a flair for numbers, employs a structured approach to tasks and enjoys diving into details.
 

Get valuable insight into green certificates in a continuously growing organisation

Your most important responsibility will be to ensure the controlling of green certificates and handling of new climate products in our system. To help you succeed, you will get a thorough introduction to DC, the IT & Finance team and your subteam, along with your tasks and the trading products within our Climate Markets team. Starting out, you will get an understanding of our controlling setup, including trade confirmations, delivery and settlements of different types of certificates. On the longer term, you will be responsible for setting up new products in our systems as well as ensuring the optimisation of processes and procedures.

This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, where you will learn much about controlling in an international energy trading company.

Mette Glintborg Poulsen, Manager, Head of Accounting & Invoicing

We Offer

  • professional and skilled colleagues, who set the bar high
  • great opportunities for individual development
  • flexible working hours, including the opportunity to work from home up to two days a week as per agreement with your direct leader
  • numerous social and professional events, incl. sporting events and parties
  • an office in the heart of Aarhus, next to the central train station

Responsibilities

  • handle trade confirmations, delivery and settlements of different types of certificates
  • do inventory updates and maintenance
  • support our Business Controlling team on month-end close
  • participate in setting up new products in our systems and on optimisation of processes and procedures
  • support the organisation when entering new market areas or trading new products.
  • support the team with ad-hoc assignments

Qualifications

We expect that you:

  • hold a relevant degree in International Business Administration, Finance, Controlling or similar
  • have a natural talent for coordination and dealings with different stakeholders
  • are efficient, good at finding the right solutions and able to challenge existing practices
  • have a good command of Danish and English, both verbal and written
  • preferably, have some knowledge about the energy market – but not a requirement

Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • are structured and can work both detail-oriented and with focus on the big picture, as your tasks will cover a wide field
  • are outgoing and good at stakeholder management. You will collaborate with a wide range of people in the organisation
  • take a positive view: no job too big, no job too small, as you will be part of smaller projects and handle various ad hoc tasks

 

JobStart & Type

  • As soon as possible. We will be screening candidates on an ongoing basis.
  • Full-time

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Mette Poulsen Manager, Head of Accounting & Invoicing

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Mette Poulsen

T: +45 8827 8448

E: mpo@danskecommodities.com

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