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Interim Financial Controller

  • Location: West Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Salary: £350 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: RYJ09876
  • Recruiter: Ryan Johnson
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Delighted to be the exclusive partner to a leading energy provider for the recruitment of an Interim Financial Controller. The business was established in 2014 as the platform for expanding the parent company into the UK Energy Market. They have grown rapidly in the UK having acquired 3 power generating assets between 2014 and 2017 and has recently agreed the acquisition of a further 2 assets in Ireland, with completion expected in the summer 2019.

It has a trading office and business development office in London and a centralised support office in Leeds. The parent company is an operations-orientated investor with a strong background in pursuing growth opportunities across the energy sector. With more than 50 companies across 6 countries, and 25,000 employees, they have established a solid track record of continued organic and acquisitive growth.

Due to the large acquisition in Ireland, they are hiring this position to work within the integrations team on a 6 month interim basis. The role will work closely with the Head of Finance, integration team and the SLT in delivering the successful acquisition and integration of current and future assets.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing the development of the month end close process and monthly reporting for the 2 acquired power stations. This will involve:

    • Liaising with the Sellers central finance team to understand the current accounting processes and methodologies.
    • Documenting current accounting processes and controls.
    • Working with the existing EPUKI FP&A team to ensure a consistent month end close timetable and management accounts format.
    • Work with SAP systems analyst to gain an understanding SAP accounting workflows.
    • Developing a monthly process which feeds into UK and Group reporting cycles.
    • Documenting processes and controls.
    • Facilitating the handover of the function to the permanent finance team when recruited.
    • Reviewing 2018 audit files and stat accounts.
    • Working with the auditors to do an interim audit for 2019.

The post holder should be a qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified). It is imperative that you are comfortable working in a fast paced, ever changing and transformative business on a large scale.

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