Location: London

Placement type: Accountancy/Finance

Salary: £17,400

Start date: August 2020


The placement is open to undergraduates with a start date of August 2020 for 1 full year. You will be based in London with one of the world’s largest utilities and the leading wind energy producers. Their global offshore wind business is managed from Glasgow and you may have the opportunity to travel there. The company is responsible for progressing onshore wind and marine energy projects in the UK and offshore windfarms throughout the world, managing the development, construction and operation of all projects.


Key Accountabilities

To provide support to the Financial Accounting Team. Month-end reporting responsibilities, funding request support for joint venture partners, intercompany billing for resources and daily project functions support.


Activities and Responsibilities

Assisting the Financial Accounting Team by preparing and assisting in the reporting of the financial performance of our East Anglia development projects, prepare monthly balance sheet analytical reviews, managing funding controls, and supporting the project functions with Control queries. Support the preparation of cash flow forecasting, assist in carrying out monthly GRN reviews to ensure ledger integrity and contribute to the preparation and delivery of monthly project finance meetings.

Critical Factors

  • Planning, Organising, Prioritising, Teamwork, Meeting Set Deadlines
  • Require Knowledge of Excel as work is spreadsheet-based



Accounting, Mathematics, English


Technical Skills/Knowledge

Excel Spreadsheet skills and accounting/finance knowledge


Interpersonal Skills

Able to communicate well with others and work as part of a team.


To apply for this placement or for more information, please contact Caroline Jardine-Smith by e-mail c.jardine@etrust.org.uk stating your interest, full name, YINI registration number (if you have it) and this vacancy reference.

Please note, you must be fully registered with the YINI scheme to have access to all our vacancies.


See the YINI application page to complete the online application form if you are not already registered.


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