Senior Financial Reporting Accountant / Controller


Join us in this role where you’ll be responsible for a broad set of financial reporting, accounting, and planning processes concerning the Group’s legal entities, incl. financial statements preparation, auditing and budgeting process, month-end closing, reconciliations, as well as performing internal controls. You’ll predominantly support our German region and play a role in process optimisation, aided by your significant experience in the field.


Welcome to Financial Accounting & Controlling
You’ll be part of the Financial Accounting team where you, together with your colleagues, will be responsible for delivering standardised and timely accounting and reporting products within FAC. As a team, we create a workplace culture centred around teamwork and development through close collaboration with our colleagues and stakeholders within and outside of the FAC department.


You’ll play an important role in:

  • preparing financial statements, engaging with our external auditors, and providing high-quality audit documentation
  • handling month-end closing activities with respect to tight period end close deadlines, incl. intercompany reconciliations, preparing appropriate financial journals, etc.
  • reporting on a number of legal entities for group reporting purposes (IFRS) and maintaining a high-quality control environment and periodical account reconciliations
  • providing local financial reporting for joint venture partners
  • preparing joint venture budgets in collaboration with asset management and business controlling teams.


To succeed in the role, you:

  • have a bachelor’s or master’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting, controlling, or similar (ACA-qualified)
  • have strong analytical skills proven by extensive experience in financial reporting or management reporting/controlling, such as working in a public accounting firm or a controlling department in an international company
  • are a highly competent user of the Microsoft Office suite, incl. Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and have and experience with financial accounting and reporting software, preferably SAP or Hyperion
  • take an analytical and logical approach to issues and have the ability to handle the information you receive with a critical eye
  • are result-oriented, set visible and relevant goals for your tasks, and are a problem-solver with a positive can-do attitude
  • are fluent in both spoken and written English and preferably have a good understanding of German.


Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.


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

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 the job

Application deadline:  30 June 2024

Warsaw, PL

Field of work:  Finance and controlling
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  Full-time
Workplace:  Hybrid (office and home-working)

Imagine a future with Ørsted

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 as one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years. 

- We’re headquartered in Denmark.

- We have over 8,600 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.