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Accountant

  • Job reference: 935756
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 31/05/2021

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Accountant based in Uxbridge.

Responsibilities:

Process Improvement & Communication

Proactively identify gaps in processes or opportunities for improvement. Work with multiple stakeholders to agree and implement an improvement plan.

Document and Streamline processes so they are optimised and support automation where possible, to enable increased focus on value added activities.

Create and maintain a rolling plan for key activities to ensure roles, responsibilities and deadlines are agreed, documented and progress is communicated.

Divisional Reporting & Analysis

Prepare month-end Finance reporting Pack, Monthly Management report and other analysis assigned to the role.

Coordination of the Month end and Quarter end timetables and Schedules.

Insurance Accounting - including proactive communication with other Finance teams in the UK and Calgary.

Responsible for ensuring Other Income Statement line items are recorded and analysed including Other Income, Other Expense and FX

Address local and corporate management queries to ensure a thorough understanding of the results is achieved.

Coordinate non-recurring, unadjusted differences and uncertainty reporting.

System Focal Point/Subject Matter Expert for the reporting Team

Reporting structures including Profit Centre and Cost Centre Hierarchies

GL Account and Group Account structures.

Pre and post cons validations and issue resolution and act as key focal point for the Consolidations team.

Income Statement and Balance Sheet - SAP & BI Reporting

Semi Annual Development Assets Impairment Reviews

Key Focal Point and Coordinator for the Development Asset Impairment review; proactively work with multiple stakeholders to plan and prepare Impairment reviews.

Work with the Asset managers to review the indicators and prepare related calculations, memos and supporting documentation.

Coordination of the Group and Legal Entity Audits for the UK upstream companies.

Budgeting & Outlook of Insurance working with key stakeholders.

Plan, Coordination of periodic Full year Outlook analysis, meetings and actions.

Summarise Outlook changes for communication to Management.

Coordinate the Budget SAP load and validation process and facilitate items not managed by other teams.

Consolidated Divisional Budget Reporting and Validations.

Preparation of Legal Entity Board packs for the upstream Companies.

Overall Coordination and Stewardship of all Balance Sheet accounts to ensure proactive management, effective controls, standardisation and issue resolution.

Prepare account reconciliations and analysis assigned to the role to ensure accuracy and proactively bring any irregularities to resolution.

Coordinate Quarterly review of the Account Analysis Binder and proactively work with other Finance team members to ensure actions are documented and closed.

Experience & Qualifications:

Qualified Accountant with a grounding in IFRS.

Able to demonstrate initiative and naturally inquisitive.

A quick learner with a structured approach to problem solving.

A strong attention quality and self-review.

Flexibility in their working style to adapt to changing environments and priorities.

Plan and Coordinate activities across teams to tight deadlines.

A highly effective communicator who will be able to adapt their style to different audiences at all levels in the organisation including being able to summarise, communicate and explain at a high level.

SAP and BI experience preferable but not essential (training can be provided).

No prior Oil & gas experience required.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 935756.


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.