Financial Accountant (FTC)

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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

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
We are looking to recruit a Financial Accountant to join the BayWa re. Operations Services Ltd team and support the delivery of our Annual Statutory accounts and provide a review and update of existing Finance and Procurement Policies. Based in Edinburgh.

What You Will Do

  • Prepare Annual statutory accounts in FRS 101 for two legal entities.
  • Key contact with external auditors to ensure continued progress towards delivery timetable.
  • Review and Improve process for delivery of Annual statutory accounts.
  • Review existing Finance and Procurement policies in conjunction with BayWa r.e. Group Internal Control Standards.
  • Develop a process for managing and updating financial procedures in conjunction with Internal Management System
  • Work with key business stakeholders to ensure financial procedures can be implemented by the Operational business.
  • Support review of existing Tax control framework for Senior Accounting Officer (SAO) reporting.
  • Support on developing reporting templates for Management reporting.
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and project support to Head of Finance.

What You Bring

  • Qualified Accountant with experience of external audit processes (audit or client side).
  • Demonstrable experience of policy and procedures review and improvement.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to effectively manage a range of priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a collaborative working style, persuasive and clear communication skills.
  • Flexible skillset and enthusiasm for a varied role.
  • Personable, approachable and calm under pressure.
  • A team player, willing to support colleagues where required.
  • Discrete and able to keep sensitive information fully confidential.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.

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
  • Hybrid Working 

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

You matter to us
At BayWa r.e. we are fully committed to fostering equity and inclusion and embrace the diversity, of all our people, both present and those yet to join us!

We welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, social-, cultural-, or ethnic-background, sex, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. We are dedicated to being an equal opportunity employer for all by providing an inclusive environment free of discrimination or harassment.

We genuinely care about every candidate's experience during the recruitment process and are here to provide support where we can. If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments while applying, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at


We look forward to your application! 

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