Accounts Assistant

Statkraft seeks Accounts Assistant in County Cork for full-time hybrid role in renewable energy industry. Join Europe's largest generator of clean energy!

Statkraft is Europe's largest generator of renewable energy from hydro, wind and solar power. We have 5,700 employees in 21 countries. We have been making clean energy possible for over 125 years, with 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 do not see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution.

With us, you will shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to our Unit Reporting team in Ireland.

Unit Reporting Ireland is part of GBS Finance. GBS finance is a centre of expertise and currently serves over 20 regions in Statkraft. Statkraft has an ambitious growth target within renewable energy in Europe, and one of Unit Reporting Irelands key roles is to provide shared accounting services to a growing number of entities. Today Unit Reporting Ireland provides financial reporting services within the Statkraft Group to 64 subsidiaries in Ireland.

As an Accounts Assistant, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Postings of sales and purchase invoices in SAP in accordance with the Statkraft “Procure to Pay” policy.
  • Reconciling Purchase orders to invoices and flagging any variations.
  • Coordinating with Invoice to Pay team leads to ensure standardisation of processes.
  • Allocation of bank payments and receipts.
  • Control reconciliations for all key Balance sheet items.
  • Assisting with preparation and filing of various tax and VAT forms.
  • Assisting with statutory external Audits and other statutory reporting requirements.
  • Assisting with month end reporting and analysis as required.
  • Additional or alternative tasks as required from time to time by the finance team.
  • Assistance with ad hoc reporting to third party clients.


  • Strong knowledge desired but not essential of SAP
  • Ability to adapt to other new software and systems such as Sharepoint, Online Banking platforms, Internal control systems.
  • General Tax experience in the areas of CT, VAT, RCT, Employment taxes.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, together with the ability to work on your own initiative and to meet strict reporting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

Additional Information

Statkraft offers:

  • Annual leave linked to tenure up to a maximum of 25 days
  • Flexible and Hybrid working.
  • Professional and personal development in a company experiencing strong growth
  • A positive working environment characterized by expertise, responsibility, and innovation
  • A diverse workplace with regard to gender, age and cultural background
  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including LinkedIn Learning and inspiring leaderships programs
  • Competitive terms of employment and benefit schemes
  • Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. The applicant must be eligible for security clearance and authorisation.
  • Statkraft's vision is to renew the way the world is powered. To navigate the complex journey ahead, we need every voice at the table. We therefore work actively to be a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome all applicants regardless of background, gender, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnicity, nationality or disability.

Diversity Statement:

Statkraft Ireland is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity. Our people have different strengths, experiences and backgrounds yet share a passion for a future of clean energy.

Our culture is inclusive and down-to-earth - we encourage new ideas and value belonging. We received recognition as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces in 2024 and want to continue on this journey, through continuous improvement in our culture and our work.

Statkraft Ireland strives to increase participation from traditionally underrepresented groups. If you have a desire to contribute to a renewable future but your experience is not perfectly aligned, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just right for this role or other roles.

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About the role

Feb 07, 2024

Full Time


Aug 03, 2024


County Cork, Ireland

Entry Level


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