Finance Manager

EMEC - The European Marine Energy Centre Ltd

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LocationStromness, Orkney
Salary£31,518 – £49,661
Contract TypePermanent
Position TypeFull Time
Hours per week37.5

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EMEC is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters.

We are committed to supporting the transition to net zero and are also pioneering developments in green hydrogen and island energy systems.


£31,518 – £49,661 plus contributory pension
(Placement on this scale will be dependent on status of accountancy qualification and experience)

Based in Orkney, this is a permanent post. We would welcome full-time or part-time applications.

We are looking for a Finance Manager to lead the finance function within EMEC including budgeting, managing cashflow, presenting financial reports, participation in risk management activities and leading audit processes.

Educated to university level or equivalent, you will be at least part-qualified to ACCA, ACA or CIMA and working towards full certification. If the successful candidate is part-qualified, support will be provided to complete the qualification.

You will have at least 3 years’ experience working in a finance related role, with high level numeracy and analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel use.

Do you want to lead the charge in the marine energy revolution?


Thank you for your interest in working at EMEC. Please consider the job description and submit your C.V. to along with a covering letter explaining how you believe you fit the description for the post.

The following information must also be provided:

  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.
  • Written confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK. Documentation will be requested if you successfully progress to the next stage of our recruitment process. For examples of eligibility proof, please visit
  • An indication of any times that you will not be available for interview on the date noted below.

For an informal discussion about this post, please call Donna Ritch on 01856 852040.

Closing date for applications: 1pm Friday 7th October 2022.
Interview date: Friday 21st October 2022.

All of the relevant documents that are required to apply for this job can be found at the bottom of the vacnacy page on our website, in the downloads section.


We offer our team a full benefits package, including flexible working, progressive pay scale, and mental health support. Find out more, and hear what are team has to say, here: Work for us


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Closing date for applications is Friday, 7 October 2022.

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