Senior Specialist Back Office Exchange & Collateral Management (m/f/d)
Energi- og vannforsyning
Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.
But there’s more work to be done – that’s why we need you to join us.
Working in Back Office Exchange & Collateral Management:
The Back Office Europe & US is the process engine for all commercial transactions. We are responsible for validation of the transactions, clearing and collaterals, contract settlements, balance settlement, billing, accruing, revenue accounting operations and EU regulatory reporting for all Trading & Origination transaction across Europe and the US. In a quick and changing environment we are building the bridge between our commercial departments and other Finance units.
The Exchange & Collateral Management unit within Back Office is responsible for the processing of all exchange, clearing and collateral management related deals from deal validation to the payment process. An end-to-end understanding and professional centre of competence of these functional areas in the BackOffice processes must be ensured.
The department is managing the interface towards Statkraft’s Clearing Banks, Clearing Houses and Power exchanges as well as internal stakeholders in operational aspects.
Our entities operate around 25 power exchanges and soon more to come. The team covers processes and tasks for different Statkraft entities and locations in a centralised team.
- Perform and monitor daily reconciliation between our internal systems and Exchanges and Clearing Banks.
- Resolve deviations with internal and external stakeholders.
- Process and monitor financial records related to Exchange transactions (e.g. invoicing, variation margin posting).
- Prepare financial figures for internal and external reporting.
- Maintain regular communication with Clearing banks and Exchanges.
- Process OTC Margining and Exchange Margining.
- Provide feedback and advise in implementation of new products and markets for Exchange & Collateral Management deals.
- Continuously seeking to increase the scalability of existing and newly implemented processes in the team.
- Be part of digitalization with focus on business process optimization and automation, development of digital capabilities.
- Keep sound relationship and communication with geographically spread stakeholders.
- Minimum 5 years work experience in a Bank, Trading House or Back Office for exchange traded products (financial or energy sector).
- University degree in Business Administration, Banking, Economics or quantitative studies would be an advantage.
- Strong analytical and numerical skills with ability to work to a high standard of accuracy, dependability and thoroughness.
- Very good knowledge of MS Excel (experienced level VBA, macro's)
- Knowledge and practical experience with Digital Collaboration tools (e.g. Office 365, MS Teams, MS Flow, PBI)
- Good understanding of different exchange traded commodities and of the life cycle of a deal; the Post trade cycle until financial closing.
- Working experience with trading and Financial Systems like Murex and SAP (SAP FI) would be an advantage.
- Excellent English communication skills (verbally and in writing)
- Experienced in designing and conceptualizing new processes and continuous improvement.
- Ability to build effective relations in a multi-cultural environment and across various locations in the organization.
A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning that every employee is not just making a living, they are making a real difference to the planet, our communities and the future. Together, we work on the front lines of changing the game for renewable energy. From hydrogen development to algorithmic trading and everything in between. We have 125 years of unrivalled expertise in creating the technologies that put ecosystems, communities and our environment first. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. This includes:
- Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including Linkedin Learning and inspiring leaderships program like IMD
- The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds
- The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet”
- A work culture that puts emphasis on the individual, offering flexible working solutions, parental leave and work life balance principles
- A focus on fun outside of work, supported by various activity groups such as soccer, yoga, sailing, climbing, boxing, cabin rentals, and much more
- Monetary childcare subsidy to support you and your family
- German language courses for non-native speakers
- Being part of a company proudly certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’