Asset Manager

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Work experience
  • Fulltime
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Across solar, wind and bioenergy, at BayWa r.e. we r.e.think energy - how it is produced, how it can be stored and how it can be best used to enable the global energy transition that is essential to the future of the planet.  Every day we are working hard to actively shape the future of energy in a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

BayWa r.e. Operation Services Limited offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy plants and wind plants across the UK and Ireland. We utilise our international experience as well as the expert knowledge of our local teams to deliver centralised, state-of-the-art data management and monitoring. Our commitment is to deliver our services by setting industry standards and constantly innovating to improve the value we add for our customers.

About the role
The Commercial Asset Management (CAM) team provides financial and commercial services requirements of our clients sites, in accordance with our contract agreements. Client contracts can range from managing all day to day financial activities, including invoice management, financial reporting etc or specific activities, eg preparing annual statutory accounts. 
The role is based in Edinburgh and is part of a team of portfolio asset managers, asset managers  and a finance assistant and covers mainly wind sites across the UK.  

Your Responsibilities

  • Day to day financial management of the assets, including ensuring liabilities met as fall due, VAT recording and reporting, performance of financial controls, and ensuring revenue received promptly under terms of power purchase agreement.
  • Stakeholder management and reporting, including provision of and discussion in relation to regular management accounts, budgets, cash-flows, and forecasts to external owners of asset as required; attendance and facilitation of Board Meetings as required, and dealing with ad hoc queries.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and year end statutory accounts.
  • Liaising with external auditors to manage and assist the audit requirements of the solar and wind assets under management.
  • Working with project owners across Europe and local teams in Edinburgh to ensure processes are set-up appropriately to ensure good management of existing assets and a smooth handover of new assets coming online.

Your Profile

  • ICAS / ICAEW / ACCA / CIMA part qualified or equivalent.
  • Experience of working for either a finance / asset management team, coming from an accountancy / audit practice or degree background.
  • Proven track record of reporting deliverables to stakeholders.
  • Some experience of accounting software used for SME, SAGE Line 50 in particular preferred.
  • Familiarity preparing / reviewing month end and year end journals.
  • Comfortable reviewing and working with contracts.
  • Experience of financial controls and VAT reporting.
  • Experience of reviewing and considering tax computations.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Collaborative working style, persuasive and clear communication skills.
  • Flexible skill-set and enthusiasm for a varied role.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme 

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Contact

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us at hr.uk@baywa-re.co.uk
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