Group Management Accountant at Octopus Energy

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February 23, 2023

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We have a fantastic opportunity to work within the Octopus Energy Group Finance Team, with a presence in over 13 countries the role is diverse in its offering as the Group continues to grow. Reporting to Senior Management, the focus of this role is to manage the preparation of the monthly management accounts whilst offering great exposure to Group consolidation and the inner workings of our expansion. What you'll do 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 neededAssist 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,Support in the preparation and co-ordination of the Group’s reporting process, statutory consolidation and associated IFRS Group Financial Statement and Annual ReportLiaise with the external audit team, assisting with queries and facilitating with the year-end processProvide 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 businessHelping to ensure that accounting policies are applied consistently through out the Group, liaising with the international companies and working closely with them to provide assistance where requiredSupport in strategic projects such as ESG, finance transformation, system implementation and future M&A activityWhat you'll needTo be a technically strong and qualified ACA AccountantAdvanced excel skills preferableThe confidence to suggest improvements to systems and processes as we continue to scaleKnowledge of local GAAP and IFRS accounting standards Why else you'll love it hereWondering 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 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 leadershipVisit our UK perks hub - Octopus Employee BenefitsIf this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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