International Trainee - Business Controller

International Trainee - Business Controller

Annons: 28038432
Yrke: Business controller
Arbetsgivare: Arjeplog
Arbetets ort: Arjeplog, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2023-10-13
Publiceringsdatum: 2023-09-13


Company Description

Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands.

Job Description

Now you can shape the path towards fossil free living. We're searching for 16 talented individuals to join us on our journey towards fossil free living. Individuals that challenge the way we think, lead us down new paths and contribute to solving the biggest challenge of humankind – climate change. Is this you?

Become one of our 16 International Trainees at Vattenfall. Each of the trainee positions is unique, linked to a department within a specific business area and a working location. This means that each position has its own specific responsibilities, challenges and matching profile.

Next to your personal development in this unique position you will be enjoying one year of all we have to offer. Your trainee year will be filled with meetups with your international trainee team with likeminded individuals. You will be meeting up virtually to work on assignments and live during four seminar weeks where you will be visiting our power plants and growing your superpowers with a variety of trainings.

Your role as a Trainee – Business Controller

Your daily activities:

As Business controller, you are organizationally located in Business Control within the BA but work closely with the business and monitoring the operations and results.

  • supporting line managers in their monitoring and analyses – explaining numbers
  • working actively with the analysis and puts forward suggestions for corrective actions – variance and cause analysis.
  • having focus in value creation - acts as business advisor and supports decision-making.
  • operational business planning, follow up and reporting process in close collaboration with Financial Control
  • a support in tendering and calculations – business cases
  • producing management reports


Who are you?

Whether you want a climate smarter career as an energy specialist, visionary manager, or inspirational project lead in the energy sector, we offer you these possibilities within the Trainee Programme.

As a Trainee – Business Controller you recognize yourself in the following:

You need to have good knowledge and experience of working with MS Office. As our group language is English, you need to have good knowledge of spoken and written English.

As a person you are open and responsive, quick to communicate and collaborate. You take the initiatives and like to stay one step ahead. Your ambition is to take a big responsibility.

Working independently towards set goals is something that you enjoy doing. It is important that you are good analysts and have skills at building economic models.

To fulfill the tasks of businessplanning a strong cooperation with the operational areas as well as other staff functions is necessary. This contributes to a dynamic and diversified work environment.

You are our ideal trainee if you are a recent graduate with an academic degree and have maximum one year of work experience, or you graduate before March 2024. You are fluent in English. Skills in other world languages can be a merit. You are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. And of course, you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.

Location: You will be working in the department Customer & Solutions and the position is located in Solna in Sweden).

Additional Information

What we offer you

Vattenfall International Trainee Programme is the kickstart of your career within Vattenfall. You will have the opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills over the course of a year. In the Trainee Programme you will take part in international workshops and site visits during the seminar weeks. You will have the opportunity to work abroad and get a good overview of our entire organization. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package. Read more about the elements of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme here.

Our Organization

At Vattenfall you can free your superpowers! We are one of the European market leaders in the generation of renewable energy and are primarily active in Scandinavia, Germany, Denmark, UK and the Netherlands. We take our responsibility seriously and together we are making the change towards fossil freedom. Our goal is to enable a fossil-free living within one generation. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society. Diversity and inclusion is in everything we do, read more about D&I within Vattenfall.

Application process

We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter via the application button on this page. Last day to apply is October 15th. Selection period starts after the application period is closed with online tests followed by interviews in November. An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place in the end of November. The recruitment process will be finalized in December. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme will be March 4th, 2024.

We look forward to your application!

At our FAQ site you can find answer to most of the questions regarding the Trainee programme and the selection process. Please read the FAQ page first and if your question is still not answered, please contact your responsible recruiter Cecilia Wijkman,

Trade union representatives in Sweden: Rolf Olsson (Akademikerna), Simon Salomonsson (Unionen), Cecilia Bodin (Ledarna) , Mikael Mukka (SEKO) Phone nr: 08 739 50 00

The security of Vattenfall and its employees is essential. For that reason, a pre-employment screening will be part of your recruitment process. The screening is based on the role you will fulfill within Vattenfall. The screening will be performed by a third party, Validata.

Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates might be subjected to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.