Have you gained experience in controlling or auditing, and are you now looking for the next step in your career? Would it motivate you to have the controlling responsibility for several companies on an international scale in a rapidly growing company in the renewable energy sector? Then come and join us!

European Energy is a green company in exponential growth. We develop, construct, and operate projects within solar (PV) and wind farms globally, as well as Power-to-X. Our six core values are the foundation of everything we do: In it together, Trust and courage, Ambition, Excitement, Inclusion, and Agility.

Your New Team- At a Glance
The Financial Controlling team consists of 24 colleagues located across Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, and Italy. Our primary tasks are financial reporting to the group as well as local authorities for our 600 companies. Moreover, we participate in the process of buying, selling, and creating new companies. You will be part of an engaged and motivated finance department with approx. 85 colleagues in total and you will get plenty of opportunity to develop personally and professionally. We work closely together with Accounting and Group Controlling, and we also have many stakeholders across the organization, including Project Development and Asset Management.

As a team, we value collaboration, and a sense of shared and individual responsibilities. We have a flat hierarchy with an open and honest dialogue, and when you are given a mandate, we trust in your abilities.
Your New Role
As our new Financial Controller, you will be entrusted with your own portfolio of German companies and get the full responsibility of handling several regular and ad-hoc assignments, including controlling, reporting, coordination with external service providers, and sales due diligence processes. You will moreover act as sparring partner for our Project Development teams and assist them in the process of creating new companies.

As a part of our team, you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge, work with many exciting tasks and develop yourself, both personally and professionally.

Areas of Responsibilities

  • You have controlling responsibility for your portfolio of companies.
  • You handle reporting and consolidation of financial statements (quarterly and annually), following IFRS on group level and local GAAP for subsidiaries.
  • You compose annual accounts, tax statements, and audit documentation.
  • You have ongoing contact with service providers and external stakeholders.
  • You participate in making budgets, project accounts, sales statements, etc.
  • You are involved in optimization of processes and procedures.
  • You are supporting sales due diligence processes.

Your Profile

  • You have a theoretical educational background within Finance.
  • Several years of experience from a similar role or from auditing.
  • You have experience with IFRS and local GAAP.
  • You have knowledge of Navision/Business Central and are good with Excel.
  • You are fully proficient in German and possess good English language skills

As a person, you work independently and thrive with responsibility from day one. You perform tasks in a structured manner, and ensure that tasks are completed, that deadlines are met and that the result meets the agreed requirements, frameworks and rules. You have excellent communication skills and are skilled in establishing solid relationships with various internal and external stakeholders.
We Offer
We offer an opportunity to take on a role with great responsibility in the renewable energy industry. As part of an engaged team in a fast-growing company with colleagues from various countries and professional backgrounds, you will develop, work, and benefit from a diverse and entrepreneurial working environment, a flat company hierarchy, and short-term decision-making processes. The role is an independent role with a lot of freedom and flexibility, competitive salary, and work-life balance.

In European Energy we value the well-being and the social environment of work. We have a defined people-development approach and a career model to develop within, and we offer relevant certifications and training for existing and future projects.

European Energy Group- The Power of Tomorrow Today
European Energy Group is a privately owned company founded in 2004. We operate from the development, construction, operation, and selling of wind and photovoltaic (PV) farms on land and offshore globally. Further, we work with developing future energy solutions, e.g., Power-to-X, energy storage.

We are now more than 740 employees with 44 nationalities represented in 22 countries. We all work for our common goal to be the most innovative company within the green transition and to create The Power of Tomorrow, Today.

Workplace: Teuchern or Leipzig/Markkleeberg, Germany. Travel to our HQ in Denmark may be required from time to time.
Manager: Vice President, Finance, Jan Paulsen
Application: Please be aware that European Energy does not receive applications via mail. To be considered for a job, we kindly ask you to upload your CV (in German or English) directly via the “apply” button.
Deadline: We evaluate applications continuously, and we will close the job ad when we have found the right candidate, so please send your application as soon as possible. Due to the summer holidays, we will reply to applications at the beginning of August and invite for interviews in the middle of August 2024.

We look forward to receiving your application!