Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Accounts Executive - Edinburgh

£30,000 - £35,000 - Energy / Power Generation - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1716 Date Posted: Monday 28 Sep 2020
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Wilkinson & Associates is working with an eco investment group based in Edinburgh. The Group is seeking to hire an Accounts Executive to help support the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy.

Reporting to the Commercial Asset Manager you will be working in a specialised team with responsibility for solar and other onshore renewable development investments. You will work closely with the Group’s development partners in the development of renewable energy projects and will support the Commercial Asset Manager in ensuring the Group’s standards of financial control and operational risk requirements are incorporated into all projects.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world, helping to accelerate the green energy transition.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintenance of the supplier database and the inputting of Accounts Payable invoices ensuring correct ledger coding
  • Raise Accounts Receivable invoices ensuring adherence to contract terms and timing
  • Manage credit control ensuring the timely receipt of amounts owed
  • Work closely with the Groups platform partners

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in a financial administration role
  • Operational accounts payable/receivable/credit experience as well as some exposure to financial reporting
  • Able to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a small team
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • High level of accuracy
  • Keen interest in process improvement beneficial
  • Foreign language skills would also be desirable