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GFD Project Controller -Chile
Santiago
Chile
At Sonnedix we believe in transforming the future by creating healthier environments through solar power generation for a brighter future - for ourselves, our colleagues, our partners, our communities and our planet. What drives us each day is our purpose, to harness the potential of clean solar generated energy to make a difference to our world and to protect our planet for future generations.

We are a proven, scalable solar energy platform, with a track record in delivering high performance cost competitive solar photovoltaic (PV) plants to the market. We develop, build, own and operate solar power plants globally and our solar platform, when combined with our expertise, our ethos and our shared purpose, perfectly positions us to play a leading role in the renewable energy revolution that is underway.

Our expertise and financial strength enable us to build trusted relationships with customers and partners and to expand the potential of solar in a smart way that benefits everyone.

We believe in a world where the future of solar power is limitless and we are at the heart of driving solar as the sustainable energy source for our world

For more information please visit www.sonnedix.com
As a Project Controller this role requires a flexible, hands-on accountancy professional. As a core member of the Groups’ Global finance team this is an opportunity to join a relatively young, dynamic company where you will have a chance to interact at all levels.

Key Competencies
Technical
• Qualified Accountant
• Excellent Excel skills
• Excellent technical and analytical financial management skills – attention to detail
• Excellent English and Spanish language

Non-Technical
• Excellent presentation and communication skills. Able to articulate the numbers and the
risks involved to the business – commercially orientated
• Results-driven attitude with rigorous accountability for achieving high levels of individual
and company performance
• Ability to manage and prioritize own workload
• Good relationship builder- open and honest style
• Hard-working, committed and dedicated - energetic and highly focused
• Proactive self-starter and high-achiever who thrives on a challenge


Key Accountabilities

1) Working capital management
a. Liaise with external consultants to ensure electricity revenues are collected on time.
b. Preparing monthly cash forecast analysis and compare budget vs. actual.
c. Being the key relationship point for local banking providers
d. Responsible for local compliance with Group financial control policies (eg approval matrix, bank authorities)

2) Coordinating local SPV, HoldCo and Service Co accounting with the outsourced accounting provider
a. Ensuring monthly end process is completed accurately and in line with the Group’s monthly close timing
b. Maintain a good relationship with the outsourced accounting provider for any interaction
c. Ensuring statutory accounts are prepared and filed accurately and timely, in accordance with IFRS

3) Preparing monthly reports for operating SPVs and service Co’s
a. Reporting actuals vs budget within Group month-end timetable
b. Working with local asset management team to ensure control of the operation of the plants
c. Where possible, look for opportunities to improve P&L performance
d. Coordinating local SPV, HoldCo and Service Co accounting with the outsourced accounting provider

4) Prepare annual budget and reviews
a. Prepare annual budget for each project and holding, in collaboration with representative of the different functions
b. Simulate cash flows and forecasts
c. Analyze variances Ensuring statutory accounts (incl. Consolidated) are prepared and filed accurately and timely

5) Model review and analysis
a. Collaborate with SX team to keep updated the long term models
b. Analyze variances

LOAN COMPLIANCE

6) Loan compliance
a. Being the owner of the Loan Compliance process, ensuring compliance as per the credit agreements
b. Ensuring debt service payments are paid on time and accurately
c. Work closely with local Financial Controller and Head of Tax to review and approve the most suitable investment structure
d. Being the key relationship point for interaction with local lenders

OTHER PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

7) Ad-hoc projects could include: M&A, debt refinancing, tax investigations.

8) Collaborate for local audit work for any local statutory audit requirements and Group audit review
a. Coordinating & managing local audit timetable
b. Managing year-end close process in line with Group’s timetable
c. Preparing audit deliverables

9) Ensuring tax compliance for local SPV, HoldCo and Service Co with the outsourced tax providers
a. Reviewing corporate income tax returns prepared by tax adviser and ensuring they are filed timely and accurately
b. Ensuring VAT returns are filed timely and accurately
c. Ensuring withholding tax, import duties, stamp taxes, etc (when applicable) are paid timely and accurately
d. Ensuring all tax payments due are paid on time


Leadership/Management Responsibility (Number of Direct reports/Geographic scope)
Based in Santiago, Chile. No direct reports.

Work Environment: Office based

Physical Demands: N/A

Position Type/Expected Hours: Full time position

Travel – N/A

Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/Finance.
• At least 5 years of post-graduate experience, ideally within the energy or utility industry.
• Audit/Big 4 experience within the relevant industry will be a plus.
• Experience in project loans management will be a plus
• Strong understanding of IFRS, Budgeting, Forecasting and Financial Analysis is essential.
• Keen to take ownership of tasks and responsibilities and ensure that work is completed in
an accurate and timely manner and all financial and covenant requirements of lenders are
complied with.
• Multinational experience and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
across diverse regions and cultures, including within virtual teams.
• Proactive self-starter, highly motivated, focused on working at a high level and producing
an excellent work product under changing priorities and deadlines.
• Good relationship builder – open and honest style – excellent communication skills. Able
to communicate effectively and deal comfortably with multiple projects/requests.
• Excellent English both written and verbal.
• Familiarity with Financial modelling would be a plus but not essential


Additional Eligibility Requirements

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

AAP/EEO Statement

The Company provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, free from artificial considerations based on any status or condition protected by law in the relevant jurisdiction, such as race, sex, gender origin, marital status, family situation or pregnancy, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, political opinion or disability. Sonnedix explicitly states that it does not prevent employees from associating freely. Only those qualifications and skills that are important to the job will form the selection criteria for recruitment and promotion.
What we offer:
• Competitive Package
• A positive culture where everyone is encouraged to achieve their full potential
• The opportunity to work in a supportive, and challenging environment where you really can have impact and make a difference.
Como controlador de proyectos, este rol requiere un profesional de contabilidad flexible y práctico. Como miembro principal del equipo financiero global de los Grupos, esta es una oportunidad para unirse a una empresa relativamente joven y dinámica donde tendrá la oportunidad de interactuar en todos los niveles.

Competencias clave
Técnico
• Contador calificado
• Excelentes habilidades de Excel
• Excelentes habilidades de gestión financiera técnica y analítica: atención al detalle
• Excelente idioma inglés y español

No técnico
• Excelentes habilidades de presentación y comunicación. Capaz de articular los números y el
riesgos involucrados para el negocio - orientados comercialmente
• Actitud orientada a resultados con responsabilidad rigurosa para lograr altos niveles de individuo
y desempeño de la compañía
• Capacidad para gestionar y priorizar la carga de trabajo propia.
• Buen constructor de relaciones: estilo abierto y honesto
• Trabajador, comprometido y dedicado: enérgico y altamente enfocado
• Proactivo, emprendedor y de alto rendimiento que prospera en un desafío


responsabilidades clave

1) gestión del capital de trabajo
a. Servir de enlace con consultores externos para garantizar que los ingresos de electricidad se recauden a tiempo.
si. Preparación de análisis de pronóstico de efectivo mensual y comparación de presupuesto versus real.
C. Ser el punto de relación clave para los proveedores de banca local.
re. Responsable del cumplimiento local de las políticas de control financiero del Grupo (por ejemplo, matriz de aprobación, autoridades bancarias)

2) Coordinar la contabilidad local de SPV, HoldCo y Service Co con el proveedor de contabilidad subcontratado
a. Asegurar que el proceso de finalización mensual se complete con precisión y en línea con el tiempo de cierre mensual del Grupo
si. Mantener una buena relación con el proveedor de contabilidad externo para cualquier interacción
C. Asegurar que las cuentas legales estén preparadas y archivadas de manera precisa y oportuna, de acuerdo con las NIIF

3) Preparación de informes mensuales para operar SPV y Co de servicio
a. Informes reales contra presupuesto dentro del calendario de fin de mes del grupo
si. Trabajar con el equipo local de gestión de activos para garantizar el control de la operación de las plantas.
C. Donde sea posible, busque oportunidades para mejorar el desempeño de pérdidas y ganancias
re. Coordinar la contabilidad local de SPV, HoldCo y Service Co con el proveedor de contabilidad subcontratado

4) Preparar presupuesto anual y revisiones
a. Preparar el presupuesto anual para cada proyecto y tenencia, en colaboración con el representante de las diferentes funciones.
si. Simule flujos de efectivo y pronósticos
C. Analizar variaciones Asegurarse de que las cuentas legales (incl. Consolidadas) estén preparadas y archivadas de manera precisa y oportuna

5) Revisión y análisis del modelo.
a. Colaborar con el equipo de SX para mantener actualizados los modelos a largo plazo.
si. Analizar variaciones

CUMPLIMIENTO DEL PRÉSTAMO

6) Cumplimiento de préstamos
a. Ser el propietario del proceso de Cumplimiento de préstamos, asegurando el cumplimiento según los acuerdos de crédito
si. Asegurar que los pagos del servicio de la deuda se paguen a tiempo y con precisión
C. Trabajar en estrecha colaboración con el controlador financiero local y el jefe de impuestos para revisar y aprobar la estructura de inversión más adecuada
re. Ser el punto clave de relación para la interacción con los prestamistas locales.

OTROS PROYECTOS Y ACTIVIDADES

7) Los proyectos ad-hoc podrían incluir: fusiones y adquisiciones, refinanciación de deudas, investigaciones fiscales.

8) Colaborar para el trabajo de auditoría local para cualquier requisito de auditoría legal local y revisión de auditoría grupal
a. Coordinación y gestión del cronograma de auditoría local.
si. Gestionar el proceso de cierre de fin de año de acuerdo con el calendario del Grupo
C. Preparación de entregables de auditoría

9) Asegurar el cumplimiento de impuestos para SPV local, HoldCo y Service Co con los proveedores de impuestos subcontratados
a. Revisar las declaraciones de impuestos a las ganancias corporativas preparadas por el asesor fiscal y garantizar que se presenten de manera oportuna y precisa
si. Asegurar que las declaraciones de IVA se presenten de manera oportuna y precisa
C. Asegurar la retención de impuestos, aranceles de importación, impuestos de timbre, etc. (cuando corresponda) se pagan de manera oportuna y precisa
re. Asegurar que todos los pagos de impuestos adeudados se paguen a tiempo


Liderazgo / Responsabilidad de gestión (Número de informes directos / Alcance geográfico)
Con sede en Santiago, Chile. No hay informes directos.

Ambiente de trabajo: basado en la oficina

Demandas físicas: N / A

Tipo de posición / Horas esperadas: posición a tiempo completo

Viajes - N / A

Educación requerida y experiencia
• Licenciatura en contabilidad / finanzas.
28 Feb 2020
    
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