Lead IFRS Specialist

Imagine a future where you ensure excellent financial reporting

Join us in this role where you’ll be responsible for analysing IFRS accounting impacts and ensuring compliance on key accounting matters. With a substantial investment programme, we’re supporting M&A, valuation, and our business. It’s an inspiring role with complex matters and a focus on compliance and knowledge sharing within the team, across the organisation, and with senior management and the Audit & Risk Committee.


Welcome to Group Finance
You’ll be part of our Accounting Excellence team where you, together with your colleagues, will have the overall responsibility for all aspects within the Group’s consolidated financial reporting. We’re a team of seven highly competent and dedicated employees with different nationalities. We support each other very closely with collaboration and feedback since we prepare many of our reporting deliverables together as a team. As a team, we have high ambitions for our financial reporting and strive to make it value-creating and usable for our stakeholders, as opposed to just delivering compliance reporting. We also want to have fun with each other and have a relaxed working environment.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • IFRS solutions in our investment recommendations
  • merging business insights and accounting policies into value-creating solutions for the Group
  • supporting M&A and valuation teams with accounting advice and purchase price allocation
  • participating in the preparation of the Group’s interim financial reports and annual report
  • supporting the financial controllers of our business units
  • participating in the financial controlling of the Group’s financial area.


To succeed in the role, you:

  • hold a master’s degree in accounting and auditing or similar, or are a state-authorised public accountant
  • have experience working as an accountant or financial controller in an international group, having theoretical and practical experience with IFRS and preferably have worked in a specialist department
  • are able to translate IFRS technical issues into understandable conclusions
  • are result-oriented and happy to assume responsibility for your tasks
  • are good at establishing relations and at cross-organisational communication
  • are used to communicating in writing and preparing memos and presentations in English.


Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.


Shape the future with us
Send your application to us no later than 15 April 2023.

We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.


Please don’t hesitate to contact Anja Philipsen Forup, Head of Group Reporting & Accounting Exc, on (Denmark +45) 99554194 if you’d like to know more about the position. If you need to request any adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.


Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.


About Ørsted 

  • We develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar energy farms, storage facilities, and bioenergy plants in Europe, Asia, and North America.
  • Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
  • We’ve been ranked one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years. 
  • We’re headquartered in Denmark.
  • We have over 8,000 employees, working in 15 countries and growing. 

An inclusive team

Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterised by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas. 

About the job

Application deadline:  15 April 2023

Gentofte, DK

Field of work:  Finance and controlling
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  Full-time