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Offshore Wind Accounting Analyst

Offshore Wind Accounting Analyst

  • Location United Kingdom - Scotland - Aberdeen/Dyce
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136993BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Offshore Wind ARC Analyst will be a seconded role from bp into the BP-ENBW joint venture. This team member will be a critical team member reporting to the JV Financial Controller (a bp secondee), with functional accountability to the Head of Control, Low Carbon.

The role has accountability for delivery of accounting, reporting and control activities of the JV. As directed by the JV Financial Controller. This individual will have responsibility for financial accounting and reporting related activities (internal and external) as well as supporting development and implementation of internal controls framework for the JVs. This role provides an excellent opportunity to play a key role in the financial reporting and control activities of a major new UK offshore wind asset.

Offshore Wind Accounting Analyst

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our team?

At bp, we’re striving to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable, and affordable energy. That means crafting a more efficient business that makes the best possible use of all its resources, reimagines energy and reinvents who we are on our mission of net zero!

About the opportunity:

The Offshore Wind ARC Analyst will be a seconded role from bp into the BP-ENBW joint venture. This team member will be a critical team member reporting to the JV Financial Controller (a bp secondee), with functional accountability to the Head of Control, Low Carbon.

The role has accountability for delivery of accounting, reporting and control activities of the JV. As directed by the JV Financial Controller. This individual will have responsibility for financial accounting and reporting related activities (internal and external) as well as supporting development and implementation of internal controls framework for the JVs. This role provides an excellent opportunity to play a key role in the financial reporting and control activities of a major new UK offshore wind asset.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for delivery of end-to-end month / quarter end financial reporting for the JV
  • Support design and implementation of an effective and fit for purpose internal control environment for the JV
  • Support the JV Controller in ensuring compliance with applicable accounting policies
  • Review Actuals and follow-up on identified issues to resolution.
  • Perform and where applicable, monitor operating efficiency of controls, identify, and optimally mitigate risks and gaps
  • Responsible for timely and accurate statutory reporting for the assigned JVs and managing all external audit activities
  • Operate cost control / reporting processes
  • Manage day to day banking activities for the JV and associated controls for cash and banking
  • Work effectively with wider JV finance and project teams, shareholder ARC representatives and other functional support teams in bp and EnBW
  • Support JV controller in manage delivery from outsourced finance service providers
  • Provide support for tax and procurement aspects of the JV as required
Essential Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, technical discipline, or any other equivalent degree
  • Qualified accountant (ICAEW, ICAS, CIMA or equivalent)
Essential Experience and Job Requirements:
  • Previous relevant financial reporting and internal control experience
  • Self-starter, able to use initiative, drive solutions through uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Ability to manage multiple/conflicting priorities with a track record of delivery

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