Senior Trade Accountant - Energy

Geneva Permanent

Added 05/06/2024

  • Previous relevant experience and exposure to Commodity Trading industry
  • You understand flows and mechanisms on top of accounting principles

About Our Client

Our client is a Trading company based in Geneva.

Job Description

  • Ensure trading economic view is properly translated into accounting books in accordance with internal policies
  • Perform closing tasks ensuring trading P&L is extensively and accurately reflected into accounting ledgers
  • Reconciliation of trading book versus accounting ledgers and analyse discrepancies
  • Support external audits of yearly financial statements and partnership activities
  • Provide meaningful analysis to the various stakeholders to improve decision-making
  • Support continuous improvements regarding tools, processes and controls
  • Comply with internal policies on confidentiality and security of accounting data
  • Serve as the focal point between commercial operations, risk and support functions to ensure proper recognition and reflection of the P&L

The Successful Applicant

  • Master's degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with exposure to the energy/commodity trading industry
  • Understanding the commodity trading industry including markets, products and exchanges
  • Excellent accounting knowledge is required with strong experience in closing audits
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and high literacy in Excel

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills in both English and French
  • Excellent partnering skills and can-do attitude
  • Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills
  • Demonstrate ability to identify and communicate potential issues to appropriate teams/stakeholders, ensuring follow-up and resolution
  • Committed and resilient, dealing effectively with pressure and tight deadlines
  • Eager to learn and self-motivated
  • Ability to earn trust

What's on Offer

The hiring company highly values Finance functions and the successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring proper trade accounting, timely reporting and high-quality trading data. The team is skilled and quality-minded.

The company culture couples a dynamic and challenging work environment with a team that promotes the possibility to shape your work flow and implement your suggestions.

Alexia Giansily
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Job summary

Job Function
Commodity Trading
Trade Accountant
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Alexia Giansily
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