International Trainee - Business Controller

International Trainee - Business Controller

Annons: 28038467
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, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the UK. The Vattenfall Group has approximately 20,000 employees. We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation for more than 100 years. We now want to make fossil free living possible within one generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system

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 BA Markets

Business Area Markets is the market hub within the Vattenfall group and provides market access to the wholesale power, gas and fuel markets beside trading operations. We optimize all Vattenfall’s production assets as well as a sizeable external wind asset portfolio. We support Vattenfall’s commercially viable transition into a fossil free future.

Your daily activities:

Get a deep understanding and the role that business controlling plays in a company and take an active role as a controller. The role will provide a comprehensive view in BA Markets as well across Vattenfall. You will engage in:

  • Target setting and planning process, follow up of plans as well as monthly management reporting
  • Drive, develop and participate in different initiatives improving business using data capture, financial analysis, processes, benchmarking, KPIs etc.
  • Participate in projects and development activities both with regards to controlling processes as well as business processes and performance.


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 BA Markets you recognize yourself in the following:

  • Educational Background in Finance, Engineering, Business Administration/International Business Management
  • Excellent English skills, local language skills are of advantage (German or Swedish)
  • Strong analytical skills as well as the ability to break down and explain complex facts and issues on the recipient's terms.
  • Curiosity of learning and constant development and a love of numbers

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.

Additional Information

Location: You will be working in Business Area Markets and the position is located in Stockholm or Hamburg.

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.. If your question is still not answered, please contact your responsible recruiter Peter Blixter, 046 237 32 02.

Trade union representatives in Sweden: Sven-Gunnar Gremlin (Akademikarna), Jens Morell (Unionen) They can be reached via Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 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.