Controller with interest in ESG

  • Category: Finance & Procurement
  • Location: Broendby, DK

Can you strengthen the accuracy and reliability of ESG/sustainability data? Would you enjoy expanding and optimizing our sustainability governance structures and processes? Do you get motivated by consolidating data from the business and ensuring high-quality and timely internal and external sustainability reporting? Then we invite you to explore this opportunity!

You do not need prior experience within the ESG/sustainability area, but if you are eager to learn, ready for a steep learning curve, and be hands-on, we would like to hear from you.

You will be an important part of strengthening our ESG/sustainability reporting
NKT is growing and we are strengthening our Group Sustainability Reporting team to support the business. You will support the implementation of ESRS, and will thrive in being proactive and work independently with regular team sparring. In general, you are interested in the development of digital support and automation of ESG data collection.

The position is based at our headquarters in Brøndby and the team is an integrated part of our Group Finance organization. We expect up to 20 travel days per year.


Your main responsibilities will be to:  

  • Conduct consolidation and reporting of ESG data including external reporting of sustainability key figures.
  • Review and map existing processes, developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures.
  • Optimize data management systems and processes for efficient data consolidation.
  • Support assurance readiness and external audits.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support and train the business lines and local units.
  • Facilitate the link between sustainability and finance.

”We are a collaborative team where every idea is valued! As a manager, I believe that nothing is set in stone. Your perspective and skills will play a crucial role on this exciting journey!”
Cæcilie Risholt Opfermann, Sr Manager, Group Financial Compliance & Sustainability Reporting


Enjoy interacting with the business
To excel in this role, we believe you have proven communication and interpersonal skills, allowing you to engage with stakeholders at all levels to support our sustainability journey. You would also enjoy both training the business lines and local units and facilitating the link to the external auditors. You have proven documentation skills, and you might have used them to develop and maintain guidelines and accounting policies.

Your CV probably also includes:


  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in economics, audit, or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience in financial reporting, external audit, controlling, or similar roles
  • Experience with data governance and reporting. 
  • Professional proficiency in English, both written and spoken

Work-life balance culture with a high impact on your daily work
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.

We offer an important seat in an international environment and the opportunity to grow and develop. You will work in a hybrid setup with the possibility to work partly from home according to NKT's flexible working hour policy. 


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If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact the Hiring Manager, Cæcilie Risholt Opfermann,


If you have any inquiries about the recruitment process, please reach out to HR Consultant & Recruiter, Mette Frederiksen,

Please apply via the link below. We will review applications continuously, and the position will be closed when we have found the right match. 

Be aware that the recruitment process includes personality tests as well as criminal record checks. Kindly note that due to GDPR, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.  

We welcome your application! 

About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world.

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