Asset Accountant – CBD

Our client’s Asset Management division is growing rapidly and they are seeking a proactive Asset Accountant to join their dynamic team. This pivotal role is primarily responsible for managing all aspects related to the monthly invoicing under the company’s management.  There are currently around 26 invoices being sent every month and this is expected to expand to 30-35 in the next 18 months. As new projects come online this will increase further. They are looking for a detail-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Operations team to determine and verify deemed energy events (events of interrupted generation), including logging incidents and calculating losses.
  • Cross-check monthly client reports generated by Operations against revenue.
  • Provision of accurate energy and revenue forecasts for projects and portfolios as required.
  • Verify monthly energy invoices generated by metering software and tariff books.
  • Collaborate with the Finance Manager to ensure the timely release of management accounts.
  • Load the generated invoices onto the financial accounting system and assistance with monthly management account generation and maintenance.
  • Reconcile debtor statements to maintain accurate financial records of debtors.
  • Calculation of interest due on overdue accounts.
  • Verify payments loaded by accounts payable for accuracy.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with client accounting departments to ensure up-to-date purchase orders and client onboarding details.
  • Manage debtors’ books, circulation of debtor statements and following up with late accounts for timely payments.
  • Provide cover for accounts payable or treasury when necessary.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At minimum, a Diploma in Accounting/Bookkeeping.
  • Must have a minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Previous experience in renewable energy would be advantageous.
  • Must be fully proficient in English (verbal and written communication).
  • Must be fully computer literate, especially in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets (MS Office Suite and Google App Suite).
  • Must have strong financial acumen to function effectively in this role.
  • Competencies such as attention to detail, ability to work well under pressure, taking initiative and being forward thinking are essential requirements for success in this position.
  • The ideal candidate will be passionate about the renewable energy industry and will embody respect and responsibility in the full sense of the word, while enjoying contributing to a team of highly knowledgeable professionals.
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