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    Group Finance Director – London

    Location: London

    Salary: Up to £200k plus bonus plus LTIP

    Contract Type: Permanent


    InfraBe have been exclusively retained by an award winning renewable energy fund with assets across the UK & Europe, Having experienced rapid growth over the last 18 months they now looking for a talented senior finance professional. They have a friendly, open and entrepreneurial culture allowing all employees to accelerate career development and exposure



    To provide accounting oversight and leadership across all Funds and regulated investment business.

    The Ideal Applicant will be a qualified accountant who has a hands-on approach. The ability to understand the commercial implications and contribute to investment decisions, whilst overseeing all financial reporting and risk is critical.

    • Responsibility for leading and managing the finance function at group level and providing oversight of the outsourced accounting providers.
    • Providing financial analysis on new acquisitions and support in the preparation of investment papers for committee.
    • Provide operational/accounting support such as performance analytics on the assets as required. Lead by the commercial team, providing oversight/first review.
    • Provide financial oversight of NAV/ SPV’s/DevCo’s, with direct access to their financial systems, especially in relation to the interim and annual accounts.
    • Preparation of annual forecast and management committee reports.
    • Orchestrate and provide oversite of the financial, audit and tax reporting across the group.
    • Maintain good relationships with the investors and act as a point of contact on financial matters.
    • Support in future equity raises.
    • Support in future debt raises. Manage the existing the fund loan relationships ie revolving credit facilities.
    • Assume some ad hoc corporate responsibilities such as coordinating the company’s advisers with regards to legal, insurance, HR, payroll and pensions.
    • Oversight of cashflow and debt tenors (debt facility compliance managed by the commercial team).


    Fund accounting Oversight

    • Supporting quarterly bank reporting and associated cash management within Fund structures.
    • Overseeing responses to ad hoc queries on financial performance of funds.
    • In co-ordination with Fund Accountants acting as lead contact with Fund tax advisor on VAT, tax returns & accounting disclosures.
    • Supporting the day-to-day compliance and reporting of project companies including review of accounting performance and comparison against forecasts.
    • Responsibility for delivery of quarterly dividend/distribution forecasts for all Funds.


    Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    • Accounting qualification; ACA, CIMA, AC
    • Minimum 12 years PQE
    • Experience of listed and unlisted renewables or infrastructure fund structures
    • Experience of leading accounting workstreams on restructuring/structuring of existing/new funds in both the UK and Europe
    • Experience of reporting and overseeing Net Asset Value calculations, Interim and Full Year financial statements
    • Strong excel skills, including ability to prepare/oversee preparation of multi-year cash flow projections
    • Experience of reporting accounting matters to Fund Board’s
    • Experience of managing a team, including qualified fund accountants
    • European fund experience preferred but not essential

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