Job Description

Assistant Project Accountant

Full-time 37 hours per week

Location: Hybrid; home and Cardiff Head Office


  • Annual Performance related bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Private Medical and Dental Cover
  • Enhanced Annual Leave allowance

The Company:

Eco2 Management Services is a highly successful Renewable Energy company, providing Asset Management, Operational Management and Development Services to a wide range of clients. Recently acquired by Palisade Real Assets we expect significant growth over the next 12 months. Working with a variety of clients, international investors, and corporate financiers across a range of impressive projects, the company prides itself on providing innovative solutions and techniques in the fields of Renewable Asset Management and Development.

Our Values:

As a forward thinking business, we understand the importance of living by a set of core values, and pride ourselves on the fact that all our staff are united in these. If you resonate with our values, and you want to be part of a successful, industry leading organisation, have the relevant experience and skills then we want to hear from you.

  • TRUST; in each other and earned from our clients, we are a safe pair of hands.
  • TEAMWORK; being there for one another and working in partnership with our clients.
  • RESPONSIBILITY; taking ownership of tasks and challenges to find the right timely solution.
  • QUALITY; we always want to be the very best version of ourselves, with robust systems and       procedures providing a quality product and service on a consistent basis.
  • CREATIVITY; utilising an inherent developer’s zeal, we always look for creative solutions and opportunities to add value for our clients.

The Role:

Working closely with the internal operational Asset Management team and reporting to a Financial Controller, this role is responsible for timely and accurate preparation of the management reporting for a key company client. The role is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the day to day financial activities of the project.


  • Complete all period end responsibilities and deliver accurate and timely periodic management accounts
  • Provide analysis of variance to budget
  • To provide/review accurate periodic balance sheet reconciliations and to ensure that all reconciling items are fully investigated and resolved on a timely basis
  • Prepare all accruals and prepayments, and post journals
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders, deal with queries and ensure they are dealt with effectively and promptly
  • Report to internal management and external clients in a clear and professional manner and participate in regular Project Management meetings
  • To maintain a system of financial controls and to report on any control issues
  • Assist with the budgeting, business planning and forecasting processes
  • Assist with management of cashflows and processing of payment runs
  • Support the production of annual Financial Statements and tax returns, liaison with auditors and;
  • Production and submission of VAT returns


  • Part professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with minimum 1 year experience of preparation of management accounts
  • Experience within the utility sector is desirable
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload
  • Accurate approach and attention to detail
  • Confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Team player
  • Experience of using an accounting package, such as Sage

As well as having demonstrable experience in the above duties, equally important will be the cultural fit. Applicants must have a positive and “can do” attitude with the ability to work under limited supervision whilst being aware of the work carried out by colleagues.

The closing date for this position has now passed.