Working at CorPower Ocean you will be a part of a world class team, determined to make big impact. We are on a mission to bring reliable and competitive wave energy to the world. You will find a dynamic work environment with highly motivated and skilled individuals. We offer autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. Having shown game-changing performance in wave energy, your work will be watched from around the world.

 

Role 

We are now looking for an Accounting and Office Manager to make sure that the newly started office operates effectively. This role is based in our Portuguese entity in Viana do Castelo where you will take the main responsibility for accounting and administrative activities. To thrive in this role, you'll develop a strong understanding of how CorPower Ocean operates both in Portugal and in our head office. Organisational skills and forward planning will be key to your success.

 

Responsibilities

  • Daily activities of in-house accounting and payments in collaboration with an external accounting firm.  
  • Maintain complete and orderly control of accounting and purchase documents
  • Assist with financial reporting to funding agencies, investors and authorities
  • General administration and documentation tasks of the company
  • Assist in the preparation of balance sheets, cash flow, income financial statements and detailed local operations reports.
  • Supervise all accounting functions such as accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Assist with financial reporting to funding agencies, investors and authorities. 
  • Overseeing utility contracts including cleaning, communications, IT, and fire protection.
  • Booking transport and accommodation.
  • Daily activities of maintaining a pleasant workplace.  
  • Establish and maintain relationships with office related subcontractors and suppliers. 
  • Implementing and maintaining office administrative procedures.
  • Assisting the headquarters People function by keeping personnel records up to date, arranging recruiting interviews and support in planning of staff training.

 

 Skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in an economic or financial related field.
  • Knowledge of Portuguese financial and accounting principles and best practices.
  • At least 3 years of experience.
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking ability.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel and other Office suite tools.
  • Able to work in a team and challenging environment.
  • You are proficient in Portuguese and English, both spoken and written

  

As a person:

  • you are striving for excellence and put quality into everything you do
  • you love to learn new things and take pride in constantly developing your skills
  • you always searching for the most simple and elegant solutions to difficult problems
  • you are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • you are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis you are outspoken and like to interact with colleagues, partners, and suppliers  

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Viana do Castelo

4900-530 Viana do Castelo Directions miguel.silva@corpowerocean.com View page

What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    We are solving a challenge which no one has succeeded in doing to date, how to harness the vast power available from ocean waves. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment and challenge to significantly reduce carbon emissions, this mission is now more important than ever. We offer you the chance to join us and help us address this challenge by bringing our unique eco-friendly technology to the world. It does not get much better than that!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly interesting. Entering the world of wave energy converter technology development with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be fun, laughter and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We also offer a competitive package including: long term incentive scheme, health & wellbeing support of 5 000 SEK/year (Friskvårdsbidrag), pension plan, health insurance, six weeks vacation and more....

Be part of something great


We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts, published innovators and experienced interdisciplinary engineers. 

CPO combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepeneurial spirit devoted to developing our new WEC technology.  

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