• Key responsibilities & accountabilities
Responsible/accountable for overall asset management activities related to the project or holding companies for the offshore wind firms
• Financial Reporting:
Instruct accounting department or any external organization mandated to book the financial figures (P/L, B/S etc.) correctly by, in case of necessity, analyzing the figures to be provided by the project or holding companies in accordance with the IFRS principles. (Sometimes, the figures provided by the project or holding companies are not correct enough.)
Propose the annual budget , taking into account the proposal to be provided by the project or holding companies, in accordance with the IFRS principles. Control the annual budget periodically by comparing the actual figures from the original business plan. Prepare a necessary internal application, which may become necessary as a result of controlling (for example, triggered by a certain deviation from the original plan).
• Financial Management:
Administrate any cash to be received (dividends, interest receivable, capital redemption etc.) or any cash to be paid (expenses, funding for a designated account, capital increase etc.), depending on the situation. React to the requirements from the non-recourse finance lenders.
• Analysis of Commercial/Legal/Technical Issues:
Analyze any commercial, legal or technical issues, which may come up in the course of operation, especially at the board meetings. Prepare necessary materials so the company can make an appropriate decision, utilizing in-house specialists (or external advisors as the case may be).
Take any necessary action in terms of asset management if it turns out to be required, for example, prepare a necessary internal application regarding the planned press release etc.
• Support for Headquarter
Support the colleagues , who are expected to raise various questions and/or requests regarding any of the above-mentioned activities, by communicating with (or help them communicate with) the project or holding companies and/or the partner shareholders.
4. Need to have
Good understanding in accounting (IFRS), project finance and contracting is required. The qualification of Chartered Certified Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst is not mandatory, but would be highly appreciated. A good command of English language (fluent) is essential, intercultural competences and experiences are clearly beneficial.
With a minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial asset management or renewable asset management, preferably with the experience in the offshore wind industry.
• Skills and competences
Excellent communication and verbal skills – knows how to listen, understand and then enhance communication between joint venture partners, project organization.
Strong team player – able to understand business structure and flexible to work mutually within an integrated team across several geographic locations.
Team leader – able to involve a wide variety of personnel, motivate people to respond proactively, and lead by example.
Good presentation and negotiation skills with proven experience in offshore wind engineering.
Energetic, active and sociable – able to travel extensively.