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Finance Manager - Trading (Leeds)

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 20, 2023

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
ENGIE is a global leader in low-carbon energy supply and services. Along with over 100,000 employees worldwide, customers, partners and stakeholders, we are committed to accelerating the transition to a carbon-neutral world through more energy efficient and environmentally friendly solutions.

ENGIE's 1,000 employees in the UK are actively engaged in helping the Group reach net-zero carbon by 2045. We have been active in the UK energy market for over 20 years and our investments are in renewable energy (solar, wind, hydro, biogas) and storage, whilst supplying energy to organisations of all sizes. Some of our major businesses include First Hydro and Storengy.

We are shaping the future of responsible business by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet. If you're excited about making an impact, we invite you to join our journey to build tomorrow's low carbon energy systems and meet the challenges of climate change.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Finance Manager to be based in Leeds. This is a permanent full time role working 37 hours per week. Working is flexible in relation to office attendance (1-2 days per week) and standard office hours (8:30am - 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am - 4:30pm Friday) are expected. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.

Purpose of the job:

To lead the team responsible for all trading related financial activities of the UK Energy Supply business platform.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Ensure timely and accurate performance of all back-office activities such as trade confirmations, netting

statement preparation and third party supplier invoice validation.
  • Delivery of timely and accurate reporting of all derivatives balances, covering both statutory and management

  • Delivery of timely and compliant regulatory reporting and scheme claims such as Ofgem and BEIS reporting.
  • Coordinate industry related external audit engagements such as those required by schemes covering Renewables Obligation, Feed-in Tariff and governmental energy bill support.
  • Manage supplier security requirements of key industry suppliers such as Elexon.
  • Ensure all external audit requests assigned to the team are completed in a timely and accurate manner

through effective planning and robust data preparation.
  • Provide excellent development of team members through coaching and sharing of technical knowledge.
  • Supporting management accounting processes as required including supporting monthly financial closes and

forecasting activities.
  • Delivery of other tasks as required in order for the wider Finance team to deliver its objectives.
  • Adherence to internal processes and risk frameworks including INCOME and ad-hoc internal audit


Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:
  • Financial reporting within a large complex organisation.
  • Proven post qualification accountancy experience in a dynamic professional environment.
  • Management and development of finance professionals.
  • Experience of a finance orientated role within the energy sector is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to apply professional expertise in a commercial environment
  • A fully qualified Accountant from a recognised Accountancy Board
  • Highly numerate • Excellent leadership
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge •
  • Able to analyse complex accounting and operational data using Microsoft Office tools
  • Demonstrated practical approach to problem solving
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities
  • Knowledge of the Energy industry

For more information about ENGIE, please visit:

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package offered with this role.

Engie is an equal opportunities employer and our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background for the role.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Feb 24, 2023

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