Senior Accounting Manager

Lead as Senior Accounting Manager in London, UK. Manage financial activities, ensure compliance, lead team, provide financial insights, and drive process improvements in renewable energy sector.

Quintas Energy
Quintas Energy
London, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   251-500   2 months ago

Quintas Energy provides specialist back office and asset management services to investors in the renewable energy sector. Our understanding of renewable energy in the countries where we are active, combined with our unique engineering, accounting, legal, ICT and advisory skillset, are at their service to create value through superior management and provide assurance through timely, accurate reporting.

In Quintas Energy we want to accelerate the energy transition, and we need a wide skillset Senior Accounting Manager in our London office to achieve this.

The Senior Accounting Manager is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing and managing the financial activities of the UK finance department within the organisation. This position requires a seasoned accounting professional with strong technical expertise, leadership skills, and the ability to ensure accurate financial reporting and compliance. The Senior Accounting Manager plays a crucial role in leading the accounting team, implementing financial processes, and collaborating with cross-functional teams, and ensures compliance with financial regulations and policies.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (UK GAAP and IFRS).
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
  • Provide analysis and explanations for variances in financial results.
  • Facilitate and complete month-end closing procedures including analysis of gross profit and cost of goods sold, as well as operating expenses as compared to prior year and the annual budget.

Cash Flow

  • Develop and maintain cash flow forecasting models to project future cash needs and ensure liquidity.
  • Analyse variances between forecasted and actual cash flows, providing insights and recommendations.

Client management

  • Liaise with clients, as main point of contact for finance and accounting issues.
  • Have a detailed understanding of the scope of work of the client so that they can verify that their department’s Service Level Standards are being maintained.

Team Leadership

  • Lead and manage the accounting team, providing guidance, training, and professional development opportunities.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture within the accounting department.

Financial Analysis

  • Conduct financial analysis, including cost accounting, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to support strategic decision-making.

Process Improvement

  • Implement and enhance accounting processes and procedures for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Identify and lead initiatives to streamline financial operations.

Internal Controls

  • Establish and maintain effective internal controls to safeguard company assets. Including cash receipts of customer accounts, inventory manufacturing costing, operational expenses, and overhead costs.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures.

Audit Coordination

  • Coordinate and manage the annual audit process, liaising with external auditors.
  • Address audit inquiries and implement recommendations for process improvements.


  • Stay updated on changes in accounting regulations and ensure the organization's compliance.
  • Collaborate with legal and compliance teams to address accounting-related regulatory requirements.
  • Review and ensure compliance with tax authority as deemed necessary.

Financial Systems

  • Oversee and maintain financial systems, ensuring data integrity and accuracy.
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to financial systems.

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Collaborate with other departments, such as finance, operations, and legal, to ensure alignment on financial matters.
  • Provide financial expertise and support for cross-functional projects.

What we offer

  • Latest Microsoft technology stack: Serverless, Azure Functions, ASP.NET MVC, EventHub, Azure storage, SQL Server...
  • At our organization, we not only provide cutting-edge Microsoft technology and a cool office, but also cultivate an unparalleled work environment filled with human values, fostering a culture of genuine quality !
  • Direct exposure to the business.
  • 9 to 5 schedule with 60 minutes of paid break
  • 20 days of holiday
  • Other social benefits as paid time off on December 24th and 31st, as well as on your birthday starting from the second year of your contract. Moreover, you will receive one extra day of vacation for every three years of employment up to 5 extra days!
  • Flexibility to work from home with some presence in the office
  • Office equipment for home-working
  • An innovative approach to all internal processes and busines


Qualifications and experience

  • Degree educated and a qualified accountant either ACCA, CIMA, ACA or qualified by experience.
  • Proven experience in a senior accounting role, with a strong understanding of UK GAAP and financial reporting requirements. Minimum of 10 years of experience as an Accounting Manager/Controller is required.
  • Working knowledge of IFRS / UK and /or Spanish GAAP
  • Progressive experience in financial operations, planning, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting systems
  • Leadership and team management experience.
  • Proficient in accounting software and financial systems.
  • Expert knowledge in Excel needed including VLOOKUP’s, formulas, and Pivot Tables, including maintenance of financial model.


  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to use discretion and independent judgement.
  • Must be able to adapt and flex to a changing environment.
  • Ability to interpret, analyse, and trend large amounts of data.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask and balance multiple high priority tasks.
  • Ability to develop timely deployment of accurate, consistent, user-friendly management reporting, as needed.

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About the role

Feb 25, 2024

Full Time


Aug 20, 2024


London, United Kingdom

Senior (10+ years)


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