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Finance Manager at Equinor


We're 20,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we're facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.
We're up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in CFO Functional Center of Excellence you will have the opportunity to:
  • Play a leading role in Equinor’s take over as Financial Operator of Dogger Bank A wind farm, and drive preparation for Equinor taking over as financial operator of Dogger Bank B and C.
  • Proactively participate in all significant decisions affecting the business. You’ll carry out critical follow-up of all commercial and financial activity at every level.
  • Support development and implementation of the asset strategy, challenge and support business decisions in the line.
  • Operate the project’s finances, including updating financial models, covenant compliance and dialogue with lenders’ agents.
  • Provide support to the two other Dogger Bank wind farms as project finance specialist in the operation of their project’s finances.
  • Take on responsibility for cash flow and risk management, including assessing the need for hedging.
  • Drive quality forecasting and all financial reporting for internal and external purposes for Dogger Bank A.
  • Work as a member of the management committee for Dogger Bank wind farms andparticipate in the SPVs’ Board meeting.

Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore windfarm, is currently under construction and scheduled to start power generation in 2023. Dogger Bank consists of three phases with their own Single Purpose Vehicle (SPV). Multi-billion GBP project finance has been raised for each of the SPVs. The wind farm is located some 100-150 nautical miles east of South Shields, covering a total area of over 1500km2. During the operations phase, maintenance of the wind farm will be conducted from 4 Service Operations Vessels (SOVs). The O&M Base including the offices will be located at Port of Tyne, South Tyneside where construction is scheduled to finish in Q4 2022. Adjacent, will be located Equinor’s flagship UK Central Control Room and technical competence centre for engineering support.
Equinor is the manager for Dogger Bank during the operations phase and we are seeking to expand our team with a Finance Manager for Dogger Bank A, who will be responsible for operating Dogger Bank A’s project finance and be closely involved in the business of the wind farm.

You

Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:
  • Significant previous experience in a relevant Finance or Accounting role.
  • A degree level qualification in a Finance or Accounting related subject.
  • Previous project financing experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Business understanding and commercial acumen.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work seamlessly across functions and influence others.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to deliver in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Drive for continuous improvement and innovation.

General information

Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or a Scandinavian language. Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.
Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law. As a UK employer, Equinor has a legal obligation to ensure that candidates have the right to work in the UK. If the right to work in the UK has not been established, the employment or assignment will not commence until the necessary checks have been satisfactorily completed and acceptable evidence provided. Equinor reserves the right to withdraw the offer of employment or assignment in the event that the relevant requirements are not met.

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