Management Accountant

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Lightsource bp

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Warsaw, Poland

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30+ days ago

Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy. With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalise on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.

Management Accountant

Reporting into the Finance Manager, produce and maintain accurate and complete sets of accounts relating to a portfolio of companies.

Management Accounts

Responsible for the production of monthly management accounts

Work on projects within the construction and operational phase of their lifecycle

Support the business in M&A activity as required

Ensure all underlying accounting records are maintained in accordance with best practice

Management Information

Produce comprehensive financial and commercial information in a timely manner

Producing a detailed monthly management accounts report and commentary

Prepare all analysis required together with comparatives to budgets / forecasts

Provide information to support the bank debt servicing reporting requirements

Budgets & Forecasts

Work with other members of the finance team and internal business partners to ensure accurate project budgets and forecasts are produced and maintained at all levels of the portfolio.

Statutory Accounts and Audit

Assist with preparation of year end statutory accounts for the SPVs

Liaise with the external auditors as required

General day to day activity

Take a hands on approach where required, processing entries for all ledgers as necessary

Take ownership and pride in the accuracy, quality and timeliness of financial information

Preparation of monthly accounts package in line with agreed deadlines

Liaising with other members of the wider finance team


3-5 years of experience ideally with renewable energy or project infrastructure experience

Polish GAAP and IFRS knowledge

Ability to produce management accounts and analysis

Experience of accounts consolidation

Experience of Project Finance funded, Renewable Energy project accounting desirable

Experience of an accounting and reporting system desirable

Ability to organise work load and prioritise to maximum effect.

Accurate data input essential

Set high standards of performance for yourself and the broader finance team

Ability to pick up systems and processes quickly

Demonstrate excellent MS Excel skills

Positive can-do attitude, ability to maintain a positive attitude in demanding situations

Work effectively as part of a team, share information with relevant parties

Willingness to take on a variety of duties as required