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Group Finance Manager

Evolve Energy

Evolve Energy

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024
We have a fantastic opportunity to work within the Octopus Energy Group Finance Team, with a presence in over 18 countries the role is diverse in its offering as the Group continues to grow.
We are looking for a qualified accountant, reporting to our Group Finance Reporting Manager, offering great exposure to Group consolidation and the inner workings of an expanding global business.

What you'll do

  • Assist the Group Reporting Manager in the preparation of the Group consolidation for monthly reporting internally and to shareholders, including inter-company account reconciliation, IFRS adjustments and working alongside Strategic Finance as appropriate
  • Provide accounting guidance to ensure compliance with UK GAAP and IFRS standards and support in the transition of subsidiaries to FRS101
  • Assist in transformation and digitization, you will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of such projects carving out processes and controls in tandem with new technology, in the shape of ERP systems and consolidation tools
  • Preparation, review and analysis of the monthly management accounts for the Group Company, including profit and loss reports and balance sheet schedules, providing commentary and analysis on the actuals and querying outputs as needed
  • Support in the preparation and co-ordination of the Group’s reporting process, statutory consolidation and associated IFRS Group Financial Statement and Annual Report
  • Liaise with the external audit team, assisting with queries and facilitating with the year-end process,
  • Provide technical accounting insight, composing technical summary papers for complex accounting transactions, staying up to date with the development of all accounting treatments and reporting standards and advising senior management and the Board on the impact that such changes may have on the business,
  • Helping to ensure that accounting policies are applied consistently throughout theGroup, liaising with the divisional finance teams to streamline processes and enhance efficiencies,
  • Support in strategic projects such as ESG, finance transformation, system implementation and future M&A activity,
  • Regular dealing with department heads and other senior members of the Group on a variety of financial matters

What you'll need

  • Technically strong and qualified chartered accountant
  • In depth knowledge of local GAAP and IFRS accounting standards
  • Experience with consolidation is desirable
  • Advanced excel skills preferrable
  • Confidence to suggest improvements to systems and processes as we continue toscale
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and present to senior management
  • Demonstrate ability to liaise with stakeholders and external parties confidently
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skill

Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy Group is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people. We’ve also been placed in the top 10 companies for senior leadership and most recently The Sunday Times, Best Places To Work 2023
  • Visit our UK perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits