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Finance Manager - Renewable Energy and Construction

Finance Manager - Renewable Energy and Construction

THE OPPORTUNITY: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a 20-person team for an investment manager that works with a number of both UK and international portfolios in solar PV installations.  Due to the company's ambitious growth strategy, a highly-skilled Finance Manager is being sought with the opportunity work on international development projects. 

THE ROLE:

The role is wide-ranging and will see the candidate oversee the financial reporting and performance analysis of a portfolio of solar and other energy infrastructure assets as well as potentially on plastic recycling and real estate portfolios. 

The candidate needs the ability to identify issues efficiently but also the capacity to resolve them with a proactive mindset. The candidate will be supported by a high caliber investment and finance team.

Key duties/responsibilities: 

  • Preparation, oversight and quality control of management accounts for single purpose entities.

  • Oversight/ review of the purchase/sales ledger system including recommending payments in reference to contracts. 

  • Working with the technical team to assess the impact, report and rectify performance issues within the portfolio.

  • Review of fund performance and reporting to the Group Financial Controller.

  • Review of management accountant submissions and performance reporting

  • Setting up and monitoring cost accounting and report for projects in various stages of development and construction

  • Preparation of Key Performance Indicator reporting across the portfolios.

  • Performance of analysis and proposals to rectify any areas of concern.

  • Performing financial analysis of investments under management

  • Presentation of financial analysis to management and shareholders

  • Ensuring an environment of strong financial control.

  • Liaison with external advisors, particularly tax and legal.

  • Share responsibility for managing and providing training for 2 accountants assistants.

  • Driving automation through the month end management accounting and reporting process so that efficiencies can be achieved.

  • A reasonably large amount of ad hoc activity to provide support to the investment managers relating to existing and potential investments.

 

THE INDIVIDUAL: 

Key attributes: 

  • ACCA qualified or equivalent

  • Excellent A-levels

  • Proficient working in Excel and MS Office.

  • Accounting package experience

  • High numeracy skills 

  • Keen attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

  • Ability to take responsibility and work with limited supervision

  • Strong communication and personal skills

 

Preferred: 
  • Although no previous experience of the low carbon sector is required it will be advantageous if the candidate is able to demonstrate an interest in sustainability

 

Please submit your CV to alex@greenrecruitmentcompany.com for immediate review