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Mainstream Renewable Power is a leading pure-play renewable energy company, with wind and solar assets across global markets, including in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to accelerate the global transition to renewable energy by delivering clean, affordable and reliable energy at scale. We are one of the most successful developers of gigawatt-scale renewables platforms, across onshore wind, offshore wind, and solar power generation with a global portfolio of 27 GW.

In May 2021, Aker Horizons acquired a majority stake in Mainstream, and in April 2022, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. joined Aker Horizons as a long-term strategic investor. We currently employ over 600 people across 5 continents, and we are always looking for ambitious, driven, and talented people to join us on our mission to drive forward the energy transition.

About The Role

Reporting to the Financial Controller in Chile, this role is primarily concerned with the management of ongoing administrative functions, accounting, and statutory filing obligations across the Mainstream Group’s Spanish entities, in addition to coordinating and providing periodic updates to the board on the performance of relevant subsidiary investments and monitoring same.

This is a varied role offering exposure to all aspects of Mainstream’s business globally, particularly Spain and the Group’s Latin American investments, providing an opportunity for involvement in the many interesting and exciting renewable energy transactions that are ongoing at any time.

This role is suited to a motivated and dynamic individual who wishes to expand their experience working in-house in a rapidly growing business. The role demands close attention to detail, the ability to prioritise and manage a consistently large workload in a fast-paced working environment. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing and coordinating all statutory filing obligations (accounting, legal, tax, company secretarial, corporate governance etc.) for the Group’s Spanish entities including liaising with the Group’s external advisors/service providers as required.
  • Responsible for organising and drafting of board meeting agendas, minutes, board and shareholder resolutions, preparation of Spanish statutory filings as required.
  • Responsible for preparation of board packs and shareholder presentations on a monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly basis as required, including responsibility for liaising with Spanish and Latin American in-house finance, tax and legal teams to source information relevant to the Spanish entities (including their subsidiaries) to include in same.
  • Responsible for providing support for large scale transactions within the Group including new joint ventures, financing, corporate guarantees, mergers and acquisitions, sales processes etc. as they relate to Spain and the Group’s Spanish entities and their subsidiaries (to include coordination of relevant professional advice as required).
  • Oversight of monthly management accounts, reconciliations, quarterly and annual financial statements, and other external reporting requirements and assistance with preparation of same.
  • Management of the relationship with local banking contacts and liaising with same as needed.
  • Assistance with the management of the external audit process including review and sign-off of financial statements.
  • Assisting with due diligence processes including responding to Know Your Client and anti-money laundering documentation requests as required.
  • Assistance with incorporation of new companies, liquidations/dissolutions and intergroup company reorganisations as they relate to the Group’s Spanish entities and their subsidiaries.
  • Responsible for managing changes to directors and officers on Spanish Group companies and ensuring the appropriate statutory registers are up to date.
  • Responsible for co-ordination of documents requiring notarization, legalization and apostille and dealing with various consulates/embassies, as required.
  • Responsible for preparing share certificates and stock transfer forms as required.
  • Responsible for documenting, streamlining, and automating processes to drive efficiencies and improve key internal controls to allow the business to scale for future growth.
  • Assistance with ad-hoc projects as required and as availability allows.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Business or accounting undergraduate degree (honours level) or similar.
  • Professional qualification in accounting desired.
  • Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills.
  • 5+ years previous experience working in a similar role preferred.
  • A proactive approach to work and ability to prioritise and handle a large workload under time constraints.
  • Experience working with Microsoft office suite.
  • Flexibility to work on a broad range of projects.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is preferred.

Why you really should click that button 👇 

We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, to be part of a diverse workplace with regards to gender, age and cultural background in the most exciting industry in the world today. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary, bonus scheme and share options. 

Career development 

  • Excellent training and ongoing professional development 
  • Secondment and relocation opportunities 
  • Career progression 

Shared financial success  

  • A competitive, industry benchmarked and cost-of-living linked salary, reviewed annually 
  • Annual bonus up to 20% 
  • Share options 
  • 10% Employer Pension Contribution (non-contributory) 

Work/life balance 

  • WFH in a hybrid working arrangement 
  • Generous annual leave, plus a community or charity work day each year 
  • Paid maternity, paternity, adoptive and bereavement leave  
  • Allowance for WFH set up 

True diversity & inclusion 

  • Equal opportunity targets  
  • GWEC Women in Wind and Mainstream Women in Renewables programmes  
  • You can be you, whatever your gender, colour or sexual orientation 

Care for health & wellbeing  

  • Generous health insurance subsidy 
  • Income protection insurance  
  • Life cover  
  • Free Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Wellness Programme 

These are just some of the reasons why we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work.  

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