Accounts Payable Accountant

Accounts Payable Accountant for Better Energy’s Finance department

Better Energy is looking for an experienced and detail-oriented AP Accountant to join the Accounting team in our Finance department. You will be responsible for keeping our creditor master data up to date and handling enquiries from internal and external stakeholders. It is a great opportunity for a part-time position (25-30 hours per week) with a lot of responsibility, in a dynamic and high-growth company that works every day to make an impact that matters.

Your team 

You will join two dedicated employees in the Accounting team and report to Group Finance Director, Martin Lykke. The Accounting team handles all Danish and Swedish entities, amounting to +180 entities, of which most are project entities with limited activity. The team is part of the larger Finance department, which is a large team of more than 20 employees and we deliver crucial work in all aspects of finance in Better Energy. From financing the construction of solar parks, to securing timely and accurate information that supports the financial decision making in Better Energy. The Finance department navigates a business of increasing complexity and changing environments, so it is a challenging, but exciting place to be.

The Finance department is generally defined by a continuous focus on delivering the best results while we make sure to nourish an engaging culture and laugh together as we work to meet our deadlines. Like your colleagues, you are comfortable with precision work and have great analytical and problem-solving skills. We have a dynamic working culture, giving you the opportunity to enjoy a varied set of tasks and projects.

As a company, Better Energy is in continuous development and faces great prospects. You will be part of an organisation that is working towards common goals with a unique spirit and informal culture, where we pull together to deliver results and meet our deadlines. We operate with autonomy and responsibility, giving you the flexibility and liberty to perform in your role.

Job profile

As our AP Accountant, you will mainly be responsible for making sure that the master data is updated and reliable. You will make sure that our supplier invoices are properly approved in order to secure timely payments, as well as ensuring that expense claims are registered and approved in line with our guidelines.

A lot of your daily tasks will revolve around the comings and goings of the creditor flow and assisting your department with a wide range of accounting tasks.

Some of your daily tasks will include: 

  • Registration of supplier invoices, including posting and managing the approval flow
  • Contact to suppliers and managing internal and external inquiries to our Finance mail
  • Managing the creditor files
  • Controlling and posting of expense claims
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assistance in connection with period end
  • Ad-hoc task in the Accounting team

About you

When joining Better Energy, you must be ready to drive change and make an impact that matters. You share our drive and commitment, and you are enthusiastic about joining a company with a broad professional foundation where we collaborate across departments and professional backgrounds. Like us, you are passionate about your work and you share our vision of engineering a sustainable future. You are ambitious and motivated by working with other talented and dedicated colleagues.

To be successful in this position, you must be able to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment. You are detail-oriented and have the ability to work independently and in a structured manner. It is important to us that you are a positive and outgoing person, with a can-do attitude, who works for the success of the team as a whole.

A good candidate for the job should have the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience from similar position
  • Experience with Navision and Continia Document Capture or similar systems
  • Strong user in Excel
  • High level of proficiency in English and Danish

Our new colleague should also:  

  • Have a high level of accountability and detail oriented
  • Be willing to learn and grow together with Better Energy. We are developing all the time and we need people to evolve with us as well
  • Be self-driven in their work, whilst also enjoying a team-player spirit

If only some of the abovementioned applies to you, but you still think you would be a great fit for us, then please do not hesitate to send us an application. Tell us why you are the right person for this role and show us your drive.

So, what about the perks?

Well, aside from a nice lunch buffet, health insurance and an IT scheme, you will experience a workplace with laughter and social gatherings – we currently have a summer party coming up, which is usually hugely successful and great fun.

Additionally, you will have a varied job with a lot of responsibility and plenty of room for personal development. You will experience the satisfaction and pride of working for something as important as the green transition, while having fun with your work.

How we recruit

We know that our people make the difference. Having the right skillset is only part of the picture - we look for a cultural fit, too. This means that we are very thorough when we look for the best match for both you and Better Energy. If you are interested in applying your skills and talents to make a difference, send us your CV and application through the link below.

Since finding the right candidate means so much to us, recruitment will be an ongoing process. We will be reviewing applicants continuously and close the application process when the right candidate has been found.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Group & Business Finance Director, Martin Lykke at or by phone at +45 29 35 04 24. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact People Manager Lea Dissing at or by phone at +45 20 71 78 38.



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