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Senior Accountant

Date:  03-Jun-2022
Job ID:  6249
Company: Alpiq Services CZ

Praha, CZ

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCZ

Alpiq in the Czech Republic, with its headquarters in Prague, is one of the largest cross-border energy traders in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe. The Shared Service Centre team of Alpiq has more than 100 members and supports numerous Alpiq Group companies in CESEE reegion.
For our Accounting team we are looking for an experienced colleague for the GL senior accounting role.
Your responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for accounting & taxation (mainly coordination and review) and reporting of Group companies in CESEE countries that have business focus on complex energy solutions (Renewable resources, Energy derivatives, etc.)
  • Responsibility for reviewing and coordination of work of junior accountants and providing support to them
  • Daily communication with external accountants, preparation of reporting package, review of local taxes, general administration 
  • Accounting of chosen complex transactions
  • Monthly closing and reporting under IFRS 
  • Daily communication in English with colleagues around Europe 
  • Management of statutory audits in Group companies (financial statements review, communication with the external accounting companies, audit coordination)
  • Ad-hoc projects and reports

Your Qualification:

  • University degree in Accounting/Economics is preferred
  • Czech Institute of  Accountants or ACCA finalized or in progress is big advantage 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in accounting/audit
  • Knowledge of IFRS (other local accounting standards are advantage)   
  • PC literate (MS Office, SAP)   
  • Communicative knowledge of English, other languages (e.g. German) as advantage
  • Remote work possible 
  • Part time work possible 
  • Team player, tasks prioritizing and time management 
  • Willingness to learn new things 
  • Experience in international environment or SSC would be an advantage (especially in energy business)


What's also important to us:

Alpiq Services CZ is an important shared service center of the Swiss Alpiq group and provides high quality services in areas such as IT, finance, scheduling or risk management. It has constantly grown in the last few years and is comprised of highly qualified, experienced and certified specialists. Due to these high requirements and expectations, it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. At Alpiq Services CZ, we offer the following benefits: 

  • Annual leave of 5 paid weeks
  • 10 days of "sickdays" (fully paid sick leave)
  • Year-end recognition in a value of one gross monthly salary
  • Annual package to Cafeteria account set but functional level
  • 500 CZK monthly contribution to Cafeteria for relaxing activities
  • 2000 CZK monthly contribution for private pension insurance
  • Financial loyalty reward provided every 5th year with the company
  • Referral bonus 15.000 CZK as a reward for recommending new colleague
  • Free language courses (English, German, Czech)
  • Flat rate meal programme with an average value of 1.200 CZK per month
  • Free refreshment in the office (soft drinks, fruits)
  • Voluntary social and sports activities
  • Informal dress code
  • International environment with more than 20 nationalities
  • Pleasant working atmosphere & environment in the very downtown of Prague 1 (metro Můstek and Národní třída – walking distance up to 5 minutes)

Diversity and Inclusion

At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection and process

At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link

So are you ready to apply? Or do you need more information about Alpiq Group -> go to the website here.

Daniel Strádal
Contact:  +420221720111



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