Developer / Business Analyst - Accounting system

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are the world’s largest independent energy and commodities trading company. Every day we use our expertise and logistical networks to distribute energy around the world, efficiently and responsibly. From 40 offices worldwide, we seek to add value across the energy supply chain, including deploying our scale and market understanding to help facilitate the energy transition. To date, we have committed over $1 billion of capital to renewable projects, and are identifying and developing low-carbon opportunities around the world.

Our people are our business. Talent is precious to us and we create an environment in which individuals can reach their full potential, unhindered by hierarchy. Our team comprises more than 65 nationalities and we are committed to developing and sustaining a diverse work force. Learn more about us here.

Job Description

As a member of the small team that develops and maintains our globally used Accounting application, located in Geneva, Switzerland, you will:

  • Actively contribute to the development of our core Accounting application that is closely integrated with other parts of our CTRM system and used globally across hundreds of entities within the Vitol Group
  • Work closely with a range of users from different teams (e.g. Accounting, Treasury/Finance, Analytics) to identify and prioritize business requirements and propose technical solutions
  • Develop/maintain new features using C# and .NET technologies as well as PL/SQL
  • Provide business applications support and training to users on day to day issues
  • We are working closely with the rest of the CTRM team to cover all the functions of our in-house system, so occasionally you will also be responsible for driving projects, which may be as diverse as:
    • Integration of newly acquired businesses
    • Interface our Accounting software with external tools, e.g. Treasury Management System


What you need to bring

  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) in Computer Science, Engineering, or an equivalent field
  • 4+ years of experience working with C# and related .NET technologies within global enterprise solutions with involvement into business applications change management and day-to-day operation and support
  • Proven data modelling skills to translate business situations into data structures, proficiency in SQL
  • Entrepreneurial drive, ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Proactive and user-focused “make it work” mentality with a genuine interest in the functional as well as technical aspects of each challenge encountered
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full proficiency communicating in English in a business context (verbally & in writing)

Additional qualifications that can help you stand out

  • Experience with PL/SQL or a similar procedural DB programming language (e.g. T-SQL)
  • Previous experience working in a finance/accounting environment is a strong plus
  • Previous experience in the commodities and/or trading industry
  • French language skills a plus (but not required)

Additional Information

Our Geneva office

Our office is located very centrally, 5 minutes from the main train station and 1 minute from the lake. The office has a rooftop lunch area, with views over the lake and Alps. We organize regular activities to enable our people to meet colleagues from other teams in an informal setting, and to celebrate special achievements.

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