Financial Controller

UK Wide Infrastructure Projects

Finance

London

Competitive Salary

L48-2024-05-FC-01

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Financial Controller

Summary

Are you an experienced Financial Controller with a passion for delivering successful infrastructure projects? L48BESS is seeking a Financial Controller to join our team and lead our UK-wide construction delivery programme.

About Lower 48 BESS Limited (Battery Energy Storage Systems)

L48 BESS is a visionary new energy player that is committed to revolutionizing the UK's renewable infrastructure through the development of Battery Energy Storage Assets (BESS). Our mission is to contribute to the essential renovation of the UK's renewable infrastructure and support the transition to clean energy.

We have a highly skilled team of professionals with real ambition and financial backing, who are passionate about developing a robust, trusted and integrated international BESS portfolio and grid connections to accelerate the decentralised creation and use of renewable electricity. Our vision is to develop and own a portfolio of 250MW of Battery Storage in the UK in the next 2-3 years, with a further expansion in the next 5-7 years delivering a Battery Storage capacity of 1GW.

Responsible for financial management of Lower 48 Energy BESS with a focus on the following:

  • Project ownership for the implementation of new financial management software, driving efficiencies and control.
  • Manage migration of finance function from outsourcing provider to an in-house accounting team designing and implementing best in class practices.
  • Manage finance and accounting operations to maximise efficiency and ensure that controls are maintained to a high standard as the company grows rapidly.
  • Provision of monthly management accounts to the management team and investors.
  • Work with Finance Director on monthly Board packs.
  • Audit and accounting – manage the annual audit process, ensuring that any potential issues are addressed up front.
  • Manage the annual budget process and within year forecasts, working closely with relevant teams to ensure that risks to delivery of targets are identified early and that budgetary controls are robust.
  • Oversight of Tax filings, liaising with advisors to ensure that tax issues are understood and managed.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Graduate from Russell Group or equivalent university.
  • Qualified accountant with audit experience (preferably big 6).
  • Experience in industry preferred, ideally in capex intensive industry.
  • High numeracy, attention to detail, IT literacy and communication skills.
  • Self-started with track record of making change.
  • High potential, scope to grow rapidly with the role.

Summary

Are you an experienced Financial Controller with a passion for delivering successful infrastructure projects? L48BESS is seeking a Financial Controller to join our team and lead our UK-wide construction delivery programme.

About Lower 48 BESS Limited (Battery Energy Storage Systems)

L48 BESS is a visionary new energy player that is committed to revolutionizing the UK's renewable infrastructure through the development of Battery Energy Storage Assets (BESS). Our mission is to contribute to the essential renovation of the UK's renewable infrastructure and support the transition to clean energy.

We have a highly skilled team of professionals with real ambition and financial backing, who are passionate about developing a robust, trusted and integrated international BESS portfolio and grid connections to accelerate the decentralised creation and use of renewable electricity. Our vision is to develop and own a portfolio of 250MW of Battery Storage in the UK in the next 2-3 years, with a further expansion in the next 5-7 years delivering a Battery Storage capacity of 1GW.

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