Lead Financial Controller

Join financial controller role in Warsaw at Orsted. Leverage business knowledge for financial reporting, process optimization, and compliance.

Warsaw, Poland  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   5000-10000   14 days ago

About Ørsted

Company Overview

Ørsted A/S

Fredericia, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind, Solar, Bioenergy, and Energy Storage

Development, construction, and operation of renewable energy projects

Sale of green energy and related products, project development

Locations & Geography

Denmark 🇩🇰, Germany 🇩🇪, UK 🇬🇧, USA 🇺🇸, Netherlands 🇳🇱, Sweden 🇸🇪

Significant contributions to local energy infrastructures and economies, especially in regions transitioning from traditional industries.

Company Culture

Focused on pioneering the green energy transformation to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

Collaborative, inclusive, and innovative, with strong commitments to employee development and sustainability.

Offers extensive training programs, including apprenticeships and graduate opportunities, fostering a skilled workforce in renewable energy sectors.

Activities & Projects

Leading numerous offshore wind, solar energy, and bioenergy projects worldwide. Major innovator in green hydrogen and other renewable technologies.

Pioneering efforts in sustainable supply chain practices and green steel applications in wind energy production.

Targeting net-zero emissions across its value chain by 2040, with significant efforts in biodiversity protection and sustainable project development.

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, sustainability, IT, and business development among others.

Comprehensive benefits including health, retirement plans, and professional growth opportunities in a global setting.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter

Ørsted Careers

Imagine a future where you leverage business knowledge and process optimisation to ensure excellent financial reporting to our stakeholders

Join us in this role where you’ll be responsible for the financial controlling of several UK legal entities, incl. controlling the monthly figures based on IFRS, annual reports based on local GAAP, and ensuring that processes and internal control descriptions are in place and well executed. In this role, you’ll work with a lot of complex accounting issues. You’ll also work with the standardisation and automation of processes in controlling.

Welcome to Financial Accounting and Controlling

You’ll be part of Financial Controlling where you, together with your colleagues, will ensure compliance and deliver high-quality and timely financial reporting to our internal and external stakeholders. You’ll also work closely with our auditors to ensure that documentation is delivered according to an agreed quality and in a timely manner. As a team, we support each other solving complex accounting tasks. We make use of the individual skillsets in the team and ensure that all team members have challenging tasks. We also make sure that we develop as a team and individually.

You’ll play an important role in

  • ensuring efficient and compliant processes by driving the continuous improvement, in close collaboration with colleagues and management
  • ensuring timely deliverables with agreed quality to internal and external stakeholders
  • driving and ensuring the implementation of our standard processes
  • planning audits and maintaining a close dialogue with external auditors
  • technical accounting controlling, incl. implementing and monitoring compliance, primarily with IFRS but also local GAAP accounting
  • being a trusted collaborator for internal and external stakeholders and striving to leave the stakeholder with a good experience.

To succeed in the role, you

  • have a master’s degree or equivalent in accounting, audit combined with CPA, ACCA or similar
  • have solid experience working as an auditor, combined with solidexperience in working in financial controlling department in a larger international production company (preferable renewable industry)
  • have an analytical and logical approach to issues, as well as the ability to respond positively to feedback
  • have excellent communication, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills
  • have solid knowledge within financial and accounting rules (IFRS)
  • are fluent in both written and spoken English.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

Join a global leader in renewable energy

Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate.

As an applicant or employee, you may request reasonable work and position accommodation or adjustments via

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

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About the role

Jul 07, 2024

Full Time


Jul 31, 2024



Warsaw, Poland

Master's degree with CPA/ACCA, audit and financial controlling experience in renewable industry


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