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Senior Management Accountant

Salary Details:
Up to £45,000 DOE
Advertising End Date:
20 Jun 2019
About The Role

As part of the Group Finance function, the role will support the Commercial Finance Manager in Group financial reporting & planning. Responsible for several Ecotricity subsidiaries, the role will work closely with business unit managers to understand performance to budgets and forecasts.

Core Responsibilities

  • Monthly financial and operational reporting for P&L, BS & Headcount
  • Design and report on key performance indicators both financial and operational
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the direct and indirect costs associated with running the subsidiaries under your role
  • Line management and development of Trainee Management Accountant
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Partner with the business to deliver quarterly budgeting and forecasting
  • Complex variance and trend analysis, explaining key drivers to stakeholders across all levels of the business
  • Margin improvement, cost control and driving efficiencies
  • Contribute to the on-going review and improvement of processes
About You

Essential Skills & Expertise

  • Fully qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA etc)
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Excel with knowledge of reporting and presentation skills
  • Leadership and management skills to grow and develop Trainee Accountant
  • Initiative to identify opportunities to drive process improvement

Competencies & Personal Attributes

  • A confident and personable communicator
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability and gravitas to challenge
  • Ability to communicate with non-financial staff
  • Ability to cope with rapid changes in work schedules and manage workload



About Us

Ecotricity is the greenest energy company in Britain. In fact, when we started back in 1995, we were the first green electricity company in the world.

Our mission was and remains to change the way energy is made and used – after introducing green electricity to the world, we introduced green gas to Britain in 2010 too.

Our model is unique: we use our customers’ energy bills to fund the building of new sources of green energy. We like to refer to this as turning ‘bills into mills’ – energy bills into energy mills, whether that’s wind, sun, sea or gasmills.

We’ve built over seventy wind and sun parks across Britain, we’re planning to build Britain’s first ever Green Gasmills, and through Britwind, our small wind company, we design, build and deliver small wind turbines to landowners and businesses throughout Britain and the world!

We don’t just focus on energy though – we built and run the Electric Highway, Britain’s leading network of electric car chargepoints, we helped Forest Green Rovers become the greenest football club in the world, and launched Britain’s greenest mobile phone service, Ecotalk.

We’re a not-for-dividend company too – which means we’re free to use the money we make for our mission and our mission alone.

We do all of this with the help of our customers – and the awesome team of people here at Ecotricity. Our people believe in our mission – they’re amazing at what they do, and they make a difference every day they come into work.