Careers

KiWi Power is a young, fast-growing company
dedicated to clean energy

Job type: permanent, full time role
Industry: Smart-Grid, demand response, battery energy storage, energy and environmental services
Location: London office
Salary: attractive package, with commensurate remuneration for the right candidate
Years of relevant experience: 7+ years
Languages: fluency in English
Education level: Chartered Accountant (ACA) or Certified Management Accountant (CIMA)

Place:

London

Reports to:

CEO

Overview:

KiWi Power seeks an experienced Finance Director ideally with a background in the energy / power industry and proven experience / qualifications in finance. The ideal candidate will be able to:
- Report to the CEO and form a close working relationship with the Senior Management Team to facilitate providing leadership to the Board's finance strategy, to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position
- Contribute fully to the definition and implementation of company strategy
- Ensure company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth by working with the Senior Management Team
- Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers, advisors and investors

Desired skills and Experience:

Skills & Aptitude:
- Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful, self-assured and influential individual with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
- Exceptional communication skills at all levels
- Strong IT skills (always being ahead of new technologies)
- Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making
- High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good corporate governance
- Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success within the energy industry

Main Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
- Preparing corporate budgets and quarterly forecasts for the board / shareholders, including financial modelling and writing presentations
- Preparation of monthly management accounts for the board / shareholders, including board presentations and monitoring and evaluation of operating and financial results against plans and budgets
- Overall control, management and responsibility for financial accounting function (incl. bank accounts) and cash management (control of working capital), including statutory reporting working alongside the company’s external accountants and taxation compliance
- Oversight and implementation of company finance policies, financial controls and handbook ensuring regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met
- Advising on business development projects development projects including joint ventures, strategic partnerships and equity transactions involving third parties
- Provide support and leadership to other company functions such as HR, legal, controls and risk management where required
- Ensuring the company’s financial systems are robust and support current activities and future growth 

Additional information:

About KiWi
 
KiWi Power is a fast-growing company dedicated to clean energy use, energy management opportunities, ancillary energy services and battery storage, deploying intelligent energy solutions in the UK and internationally.  We enable our industrial and commercial clients to immediately benefit from a greener energy supply and create a new revenue stream, with no up-front investment in either time or money. We do this by intelligently managing our client’s non-essential energy usage, reducing it during peak demand times. This reduces the need for expensive and polluting peaking-power stations used today to avoid blackouts.

Please apply in writing attaching your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@kiwipowered.com