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Accountant - Renewable Energy

Edinburgh, Midlothian
£43,000 to £47,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Meraki Talent are partnering with a Renewable Energy business in Edinburgh (hybrid working) to appoint a permanent Accountant paying £43,000 - £47,000 plus a fantastic benefits package including excellent bonus potential and pension contributions.

The Company

This business has an unrivalled ambition for growth which will involve UK & international expansion, diversification into different types of renewable energy and acquisitions. The company is renowned for creating a highly interactive and inclusive culture where everyone is given the platform to reach their full potential.

The Opportunity

The role of Accountant will be responsible for a very high profile and valuable renewable energy project. Within time, the portfolio will expand significantly to provide exposure to both domestic & international projects, varying renewable energy technologies, all stages of the project lifecycle (infancy to fully operational) and also joint ventures to 100% ownership.

The key role components will include:

  • Responsibility for the finance & accounting for a high profile renewable energy project
  • Business partnering with senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Reviewing and developing processes, procedures, controls & systems

Taking full ownership of:

  • Creation & presentation of monthly reporting packs
  • Preparation of statutory accounts including liaising with external auditor
  • P&L analysis
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Balance sheet integrity & reconciliations
  • Cashflow analysis & management
  • Ensuring a swift & efficient month-end close

Candidate Profile

We are keen to engage with individuals with high calibre, financial accounting skills and experience - including IFRS exposure. Ideally, you will be a qualified Accountant however, individuals with a few exams remaining will also be considered. Projects exposure would be advantageous, but as long as the individual can demonstrate a passion for project accounting and the renewables sector, their application will be accepted.

On Offer

The position of Accountant is based in Edinburgh with excellent flexible and hybrid working - 2 days in the office and 3 days from home. The role will offer:

  • £43,000 - £47,000 base salary
  • Excellent bonus potential
  • Excellent pension contributions
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible & hybrid working
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  • Job Reference: 663156831-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Meraki Talent Limited
    Meraki Talent Limited
  • Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
  • Salary: £43,000 to £47,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent