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Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023

Financial controller

Posting date : 15/09/2023

Requisition ID : 14414

About US (GEMS):

ENGIE Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) provides energy supply solutions and risk management services to support its clients through their decarbonization journey, while optimizing ENGIE’s assets and contributing to value creation.

ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services with a leading energy management business, piloted by its entity "Global Energy Management & Sales" who built its savoir-faire managing the Group’s large and diverse asset portfolio over 20+ years.

3,300 employees around the world develop our solutions, through +20 international business platforms. We cover the full energy mix: renewable and thermal power, natural gas & LNG, biomass, environmental products. Our experts provide tailor made solutions based on a wide range of savoir-faire in energy management with a strong focus on decarbonation and decentralization.

Our +120,00 clients span the entire value chain: producers, asset developers, financial players, utilities, distributors and industrials. Our global reach and strong local presence enable us to offer these diverse clients tailor-made services and respond to rapid changes in mature or emerging markets alike.

Our 4 expertises:

• Asset management

• Energy transition services

• Energy supply & global commodities

• Risk management & market access

At GEMS we encourage breakthrough results, team spirit, curiosity and innovation while preserving the right work/life balance for you.

More info on GEM Hub ( or LinkedIn (



Within GEMS, the cluster Power NWE is in charge of managing commodity risks for the upstream and downstream portfolio, optimizing and balancing our power portfolio on short term and ancillaries markets and developing a commercial power franchise (Renewables and Flexible power assets).

FinOps Power is part of the Cluster Power NWE, aiming at supporting the Power Cluster business by providing operation excellence in deal-life cycle and financial information relevant for decision-making.



Within FinOps Power, and more specifically the Finance team, your main missions will be :

  • To follow and validate on a daily basis the economical P&L by close collaboration with Front Office, analyzing and reporting on the variation of the P&L, detecting deviations in the evolution of the results and initiating corrective actions to improve global performance.
  • To perform controlling activities within your responsibility and to validate accounting results of the portfolio and asset-backed trading activities.
  • To prepare previsions on End of Year Results as well as previsions for coming years (Y+1 until Y+3).
  • To provide timely, accurate, validated and relevant information and business reporting.
  • To integrate/analyse the different performance dimensions/indicators (e.g. S-P, Turnover recognition, CFFO…) by means of a good view and understanding of the business activities (deal types, new contracts, markets, etc) of both portfolio and asset-backed trading.
  • To set-up a strategic plan and budget together with the business for the asset-backed trading activities.
  • To ensure appropriate administrative procedures, processes and reporting are in place and respected.
  • To propose enhancement of process and automation of tools where relevant.
  • In order to do this, a good understanding of accounting mechanisms (both industrial and trading), of market finance (hedging, derivatives, etc), of the power business and associated trading strategies are required. The use of trading transaction systems will also be required.


Hard skills:

  • Must have:
    • You have a degree in applied economics, finance or accounting or relevant professional experience
    • You have relevant professional experience in the energy industry
    • You have analytical and quantitative skills, combined with a hands-on approach
    • You must have a good knowledge of office tools as Excel as well as interest and strong understanding of information management tool and trading systems. You have also a capability and/or interest in code languages (Python etc).
  • Good to have:
    • You have a good knowledge of SAP


Soft skills:

  • Must have: you are assertive, inquisitive and stress resistant, you have also a high level of integrity. you are well organized and pro-active and you are able to perform during specific reporting cycles with tight deadline. You have an analytical mind, capability to easily conceptualize, with a strong business drive. You are also a real team player able to transfer your knowledge. 
  • Good to have: You are eager to learn, curious, tenacious and able to coordinate the inputs/actions of various units


Education and professional background:

  • You have a degree in applied economics, finance or accounting or relevant professional experience
  • Between 3 and 10 years experience in a similar position



  • English : fluent
  • French/Dutch : good level is an asset



The job is based in Brussels. Occasional travels to Paris might be requested.


If you meet these requirements, then you are the talent we are looking for. Do not waste time! 

Apply by attaching your updated CV, regardless your gender.


ENGIE Global Energy Management & Sales is committed to create a gender-neutral environment that unlocks the potential of everyone and provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals. 


All our positions are open to people with disabilities, please let your recruiter know if you need reasonable accommodations to be able to participate in the recruitment process, they will be happy to assist you. 


About ENGIE:

Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Our purpose (“raison d’être”) is to act to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions, reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet. We rely on our key businesses (gas, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers. With our 170,000 employees, our customers, partners and stakeholders, we are a community of Imaginative Builders, committed every day to more harmonious progress.


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