Management Accountant - Renewable Energy

Ernest Hathaway Associates Limited
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Overview of role

This is an excellent opportunity for a Financial or Management Accountant to join a fast-growing entrepreneurial company. A collegiate and friendly work environment, the role is reporting directly into the CFO, and supervises an accounts assistant/book keeper.

As the business has grown significantly, many of the finance functions currently outsourced are being brought in house, and part of the duties of this role will be to assist the CFO with this process. There is a huge amount of career progression on offer for the right candidate as the company continues to expand at double digit growth rates.

Main Tasks

- Review bi-weekly and monthly management accounts
- Assist with annual Budget, P&L and cashflow forecasts
- Monthly commentary on variances from budget
- Monthly cash flow P&L and variance analysis
- Monthly payroll - send details to service providers
- Assist with the year end audit process
- Invoices - review and authorise all invoices for payment (release on on-line banking)
- Review quarterly VAT returns
- Yearly insurance renewal - review policies and negotiate terms
- Companies House filings
- Assign tasks to bookkeeper and review work on regular basis
- Holding company financials

Ideal Candidate

- Part Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
- At least 3-5 years' industry experience or practice experience covering energy businesses
- Experience with Cloud based accountancy systems, Sagelive a desirable. and assisting with an ERP implementation
- An interest and commercial understanding of renewable energy technologies
- Top academic qualification (a technical degree would be an advantage);
- Strong analytical skills;
- Strong communication skills;
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to work independently and with key stakeholders of the business;
- Capable of delivering punctual reports;
- Key Characteristics: Team player, enthusiastic, diligent