• Management Accountant - Energy Asset Management Team

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Business Entity
    Octopus Energy Investments
    Finance (Investments)
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    The role is for a management accountant who will be responsible for all financial aspects of our reserve power portfolio (18 operational site & 7 in construction). The role sits within the Octopus Energy Asset Management team, which is responsible for the management of c£2.6bn of energy assets. 
    The finance function for this portfolio is managed in house using the accounting systems SUN & Vision.
    The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with 1-2 years' post qualification experience either in industry or practice.




    The candidate will sit within the thermal team within the OEAM team which currently consists of 10 people. They will report into a finance manager.

    - Ownership of the finance function for a portfolio of 48 companies
    - Monthly management account preparation, review and presentation to stakeholders of monthly performance against budget (including consolidations)
    - Statutory reporting (managing audit for the portfolio, corporation tax review, VAT return review)
    - Be a valued business partner and build and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
    - Identify system improvements and take ownership of driving change across the team.
    - Detailed cash flow forecasting for both sites in construction and operational assets.
    - Assisting in the valuation process for the portfolio


    - Qualified accountant with 1-2 years' post qualification experience either in industry or practice.
    - Ability to manage a number of different customers at once and react to ever changing demands.
    - Core understanding of all accounting principles (accruals, prepayments, capital allowances, statutory account preparation)

    - Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing demands
    - Good analytical and numerical skills
    - Must be curious and seek to learn and improve whilst instilling automated and digital solutions wherever appropriate


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