(Senior) Commodity Accountant m/f/t


Essen, NW, DE, 45141 Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB


RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
To start as soon as possible, full time / part time, permanent

Your future plans 
We are currently seeking a highly skilled and dedicated (Senior) Commodity Accountant to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the commodity accounting closing process for individual trading desks, working closely with Controlling / Risk and other accounting teams. You will play a crucial role in reconciling IAS financials with internal performance reporting, with a specific focus on the Income Statement.


  • Support the Commodity Accounting closing process, ensuring smooth month / quarter / year-end procedures 
  • Reconcile performance reporting (full fair value view) to IFRS (and HGB) standards 
  • Post unrealised derivatives and accruals for realised transactions 
  • Collaborate closely with accounting principles and risk teams to evaluate, assess and process new transaction 
  • Analyse and identify technical accounting, process, and system-related data issues, providing transparency to management 
  • Provide support for accounting-related project


Your powerful skills 

  • Hold a degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
  • ACCA, CIMA, or ACA etc chartered qualification with 3 years’ experience for UK applications
  • In-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Strong analytical skills, with experience working with complex data (e.g., SQL) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Access 
  • Excellent communication skills in English, with the ability to convey information clearly and effectively 
  • Demonstrated commitment, initiative and ability to work well within a team 
  • Openness to taking on new tasks and a strong willingness to develop professionally

Advantageous, but not a must

  • Familiarity with SAP FI and S/4HANA 
  • Experience in the field of risk management and valuation or controlling 
  • Experience in the field of commodity trading


What we value most is passion, willingness to learn and a determined and resilient work ethic. So, even if you think you do not yet display all of the skills above we would still like to hear from you.


Further we welcome applications from individuals who may not be able to commit to full-time roles. At RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, finding the right person for the job is our top priority, and we are willing to explore flexible arrangements.


Benefits you can rely on

We really appreciate you going the extra mile and using every ounce of energy when the heat is on. That’s why we want to make your time with us as enjoyable as possible. At RWE Supply & Trading GmbH we value our employees and strive to create a supportive and inclusive work environment. With a range of competitive benefits, we not only offer excellent development prospects and an attractive remuneration package, but also take care of your well-being and understand that life-work integration is essential.


Also our offer includes the following perks:

  • Work at the commercial heart of RWE – right on one of Europe’s largest trading floors directly shaping the energy transition
  • Task oriented and hybrid working model
  • Join a diverse and multicultural team in a highly dynamic and rapidly growing business
  • State-of-the-art campus with free fitness centre, child care, on-site barista and restaurants


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Any questions? Deborah Münz (Recruiting), +49 152 57906888
We look forward to meeting you!


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RWE Supply & Trading is the interface between RWE and the energy markets around the world. Around 2,000 employees from over 70 different countries trade electricity, gas, commodities and CO2 emission allowances. The trading entity also ensures the commercial optimisation of RWE’s power plant dispatch and markets electricity from RWE.

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