Commercial Project Accountant


Commercial Project Accountant

Our Renewable Energy Business Unit currently has a need for a Commercial Project Accountant on a permanent basis. This role will report to the Finance Development Lead and will be responsible for the financial control of a number of new joint venture companies working closely with the finance, engineering and project teams across both Bord Na Mona and the new partner organization. The role will be responsible for all aspects of the new Joint Venture companies including reporting, budgeting, planning and compliance while also taking a hands on approach to supporting the project teams in progressing the projects through development, construction and operations.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Design, implement and monitor the system of internal controls required for the new JV legal entities including banking, treasury, purchasing approvals, procurement and risk management. Manage the communication and engagement process across stakeholders in both finance and governance teams to ensure alignment with these new policies;
  • Build relationships and manage the communications and reporting processes across all relevant functions in both shareholders including finance, consenting, grid, engineering and commercial. The role will require some travelling to attend project meetings at JV partners location;
  • Prepare and present monthly reporting packs in line with shareholder and board reporting requirements including both management accounts and detailed project cost reporting with inputs from engineering and project management functions as required. Lead the annual budgeting and quarterly re-forecasting process for each of the SPV’s working closely with the project management teams on each project;
  • Work with the statutory reporting team to prepare the Joint Venture statutory financial statements and present same to the Board of the Joint Venture companies. Assist our auditors with the year end audit to ensure an efficient year end audit process. Ensure compliance with all tax requirements;
  • Work with the Finance Development Lead and broader RE management team in planning and delivering the RE project pipeline in line with the 10-year corporate plan targets. Ensure alignment between the project teams and the Group 10-year plan in relation to timelines, CAPEX, OPEX and Revenue assumptions;
  • Work with the Renewable Energy Finance Team and broader RE management team in delivering the annual plans. Support the wider RE team in preparing these financials. Manage the business’ information flow to and from the Lean Centre Finance Team;
  • Assess the human resource requirements within the new technology development area and develop a resource plan in line with the development program agreed in this area. Build and develop an effective organizational structure to deliver against the objectives set in the area of new technology development and deployment;
  • As a key member of the management team, proactively use the Performance Management process as a means to support resource planning within your team and the wider organization;
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises;

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification is required;
  • 5 years’ experience;
  • Oracle, MS Office skills;

The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.

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more information.

If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the job advert, on or before 10th April 2024.

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.