Product Controller Trading GAS

Global Energy Management

Dec 8th, 2022

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 +120,000 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 (https://gems.engie.com) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/engie-global-energy-management-solutions).

Organization

Product control department insures the post-trade control processes for the Gas trading activity at Engie by:

  • Guaranteeing the alignment between the contractual terms Vs the booking ;
  • Managing the day to day contract lifecycle (closing, invoicing, counterparties point of contract…) ;
  • Been the contact for FO/regulatory/Tax/customs authorities/finance…

YOUR contribution

Context:

The team members are the single point of contact for the counterparties, the financial department and the FOs for the contract management. The team insures the alignment between the contractual terms and the booking.

The Product control department is involved in a major transformation project to automate the controls and the FO to BO chain. Team members need to interact with IT teams, provide guidance, test and validate the IT deliverables.

Role:

  • Manage the contracts related to the gas sourcing activity / gas transport capacity or storage (invoicing, closing and confirmation) : As single point of contact, you will need to have a perfect understanding of your contracts, identify the right booking schema, identify the impacts on the accounting chain and inform the relevant stakeholders ;
  • Daily validation of the deals booked which are related to your contracts’ perimeter ;
  • Frequent analysis of the contract data (mid-price, volumes, delivery points….) ;
  • CFFO management, transfer price monitoring and follow OPEX transactions for the entity ;
  • Manage the relation with authorities (taxe, legal, customs…) ;
  • Insure the application of the contractual terms (volume, price…), including optional terms which can be complex like take or pay, force majeure… and follow the contract evolution ;
  • Manage the disputes with the counterparties, with the contribution of the internal stakeholders (FO, Finance….) ;
  • Support the FO, Sales, Tax/Legal on the deals’ origination, renegotiation process ;
  • Produce figures analysis when needed (Audit, Internal control, Regulatory request…) ;
  • Produce and follow relevant KPIs and dashboards related to your contracts’ perimeter (payment, deal validation….) and propose actions/solutions when issues are detected ;
  • Interact with IT teams, provide guidance, test and validate the IT deliveries ;
  • Migrate all the monitoring files, macros to our new digitalisation technology DATAIKU.

About YOU

Hard skills:

  • Analytical and quantitative skills, combined with a hands-on approach ;
  • High level of comfort with the digital tools Outlook/Team/Excel / Power BI ;
  • The capability and/or interest in code languages (DATAIKU, SQL…) ;
  • Good understanding of the front to back value chain and the accounting principles in a market finance environment ;
  • A good knowledge of gas business and associated trading strategies will be a plus ;
  • Ability to extract and analyze high volumes of data by using IT tools ;
  • Ability to optimize the processes and interact with IT teams to propose system evolutions.

Soft skills:

  • Assertive, inquisitive and stress resistant ;
  • You have also a high level of integrity ;
  • Well organized and pro-active, solution oriented ;
  • Able to perform during specific reporting cycles with tight deadlines ;
  • Ability to perform duties pro-actively, in a reliable way and accurately with limited supervision ;
  • A real team player able to transfer your knowledge, and able to coordinate the inputs/actions of various units.

Education and professional background:

  • Previous experience in Back Office/contract management, ideally in the energy sector ;
  • A degree in applied economics / finance / accounting or relevant professional experience in Finance as controller ;
  • Relevant professional experience in market finance.

Languages:

Fluent in English and French.

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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