Financial Reporting Analyst


Are you ready to lead the way in sustainability? Sustainable Energy First is actively seeking an experienced Energy Analyst who will spearhead our efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of our UK business by an impressive 327,170 tonnes of CO2e by 2028, in alignment with our ambitious carbon reduction target. This role is not just about business success; it's about making a meaningful impact on the environment, economy, and society.

At Sustainable Energy First our purpose is to inspire and empower our people to make a positive difference for themselves, our clients and the planet.

Sustainable Energy First stands at the forefront of energy and utility management consultancy, offering a comprehensive suite of essential services encompassing procurement, revenue recovery, compliance support, and net zero consultancy. Central to our mission is a steadfast commitment to placing economic and environmental sustainability squarely at the core of our purpose.

The role

  • To provide accurate and intelligent financial reporting services & European client analysis across the Energy Management department.
  • Using financial and budget reporting expertise to ensure contract delivery to all clients who require financial and budget reporting.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Sustainable Energy First’s quality objectives and detailed knowledge of those relating to financial reporting analysis and processes.
  • Ensure all financial reporting is accurate and that any assumptions/estimate costs and data must be clearly outlined to the client.
  • Ensure that any potential impacts on the budget either short or long term are highlighted clearly to the client and are revisited as required.
  • Provide and control all financial reporting and budgets for all Energy Management clients.
  • Ensure contingencies are in place to cover sickness, leave and workload issues.
  • Support Analysts and SAMs in the delivery of the reporting whether by email, telephone, or face to face meetings.
  • Support in the validation of European client billing and reporting related to this.
  • Ensure reporting is in line with the rest of Sustainable Energy First reporting formats, working alongside the specialist reporting analysts and meeting SE First standards.

Our ideal candidate

  • All applicants must have strong excel skills as vlookups and pivot tables are necessary for the role.
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of the components of a utility bill
  • A willingness to learn and expand their current skill set

Looking after our team

In return for your talent, Sustainable Energy First will provide you with a great team environment, award winning people culture and a work day that is challenging and rewarding. Our managers hold monthly 121 meetings with their teams to help them to succeed and support them in learning and developing. We offer flexible working, health care cash plan, company pension, subsidised gym membership or equipment, private healthcare, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice electric vehicles and all expenses paid trips away for 5,10,15 and 20 year services.

We are a certified Investors in People Gold business, as well as one of the UK’s Best Top 100 Companies to work For, 2020 and 2021.

Inclusive employer

We’re an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

Employment Type


Job Location

349 Clifton Drive North, Lytham St Annes, FY8 2NA
Remote work possible

Working Hours


Base Salary

£25,000-£35,000 Per year

To apply

To apply for the position, send your CV and cover letter to susan.zolotarczuk@sefirst.com

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