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Corporate Reporting Accountant

Manchester Office

Job description

Entrepreneurial zeal and a drive to do things differently have spurred Greenergy to grow from a bedroom start-up to become the UK’s leading fuel supplier. Good customer service is central to our mission and we constantly strive to be a company that’s easy to deal with by streamlining procedures and eliminating bureaucracy. Choose to work for Greenergy and you’ll find that we are welcoming, logical and efficient. We endeavour to approach the status quo of an established industry with fresh eyes. Visit our website to find out more:

Main purpose of role:

Responsible for the supporting the reporting of the consolidated results of the Greenergy group, both externally to the Group’s listed investor and to the Board. The Group consists of over 40 entities based in UK, Europe, the Americas and Asia. The role is also responsible for supporting the audit and corporation tax requirements of the Group.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Legal, Regulatory and Statutory Accounting & Reporting – The corporate reporting team will provide the financial governance & control and deliver all reports and returns as necessary, to protect the business and to ensure it operates within the legal, statutory and regulatory requirement of the markets in which it operates. This includes leading the quarterly and year end financial audits, preparation of both consolidated and separate statutory accounts for all Group companies and managing the filing of annual tax computations.

• Monthly management reporting – Provide monthly reports to management, the board, and external parties as required. Reports should be accurate, well-presented and timely, with meaningful commentary.

Quarterly reporting to listed investor – Provide the reporting of the consolidated results and relevant disclosures required each quarter

Preparation of the statutory format consolidation – Support the Consolidation of results from all divisions, some of which have complex accounting and consolidation issues. Support the preparation of the consolidated profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statement on a monthly basis, ensuring all eliminations are accurately reflected.

Covenant reporting – Assist treasury team with any queries on monthly numbers as part of the external covenant reporting; management accounts driven by the consolidation report are required by various banks and third parties at regular intervals.

• Balance sheet reviews – Support balance sheet reviews as agreed within the team. Consider any potential impact on Group results and escalate where necessary. Additionally, to perform the balance sheet reviews for the investment holding companies, prepared for review by the Corporate Reporting Manager and/or Head of Financial Reporting.

• IFRS accounting queries – Deal with complex IFRS accounting queries and resolve with auditors and senior management.

• Delivery of financial systems support to the finance team – Support financial systems projects, including documenting & streamlining processes across financial applications and managing the transition of core ERP.

• Relationship Management - Build strong relationships with the group finance team.

• Project support – Support various workstreams across different teams to deliver reporting/analysis/forecasting/ad hoc project work at the appropriate time with the correct information.

Skills & Knowledge


• Top 10 qualified ACA/ACCA first time (senior) mover or with industry experience in a similar role

• Audit and corporation tax experience from practice and/or industry

• Possesses and demonstrates real analytical skill and can apply a logical approach to new challenges

• Be a strong communicator and possess an ability to develop trusting and credible relationships at all levels of the business level

• Have a questioning and inquisitive mind – not afraid to ask questions or challenge convention, nor to drive improvements and efficiencies as appropriate

• Takes personal responsibility and accountability for their work

• Is comfortable working independently of direct supervision and able to demonstrate personal initiative and drive

• Works with flexibility and to tight timescales to meet the demands of the Board, senior management and listed investor.

• Shows enthusiasm in all areas of their work


• Knowledge of Oracle.

• Corporate reporting experience in a listed entity.

• Experience of working in the road fuel industry.

People are key to our continuing success; we work hard to reward, develop and retain staff. We offer a competitive salary, career progression opportunities, along with a comprehensive benefits package which includes;

• 25 days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day after 5 years’ service for every full year up to a maximum of 30 days plus bank holidays

• Private Medical Insurance, Worldwide Travel Insurance, Life Insurance

• Eye Care Vouchers, Flu Jabs, Ride to Work Scheme

• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.

Greenergy are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our colleagues is critical to our success as a global company. Employment at Greenergy is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

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