Sewell Wallis are currently supporting a leading renewable energy business based close to Victoria in central London. They have recently gone through a structural change within the business and will be bringing some of their US accounting function over to their UK finance team. One of the key roles that they wish to now be based in London is a Group Financial Controller who will take overall responsibility for the management of the accounting function for the company. The role will be split between managing the day to day accounting processes and looking at some key strategic projects in the organisation to support the business growth plan. As the Group Financial Controller you will report into the Finance Director and will be responsible for the following:- -Ownership of the statutory accounts process for the Group -Reviewing contracts to support the implementation of accounting standards -Manage general ledger and financial reporting processes including month and year end close -Analyse general ledger accounts for accuracy and ensure proper expensing and estimates -Production of the monthly management accounts, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis -Providing commentary on significant variances within the accounts -Collect and analyse financial data for management reports -Carry out continuous improvement of processes and procedures and implement any required changes -Managing a small finance team, developing and coaching them in any areas of development To be considered for this role you must have the following:- -Knowledge of the power industry and joint ventures -Be a qualified accountant or equivalent -Demonstrate a strong background within financial control -Strong commercial focus For further information please contact Lucy Campbell. Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.