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Divisional Reporting Accountant

  • Job reference: 930107
  • Location: Uxbridge, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 27/02/2020

Divisional Reporting Accountant - 930107

Job Position:

  • 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.
  • Monthly 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.
  • Semi Annual Other
  • Coordination of the Group and Legal Entity Audits for the UK upstream companies
  • Budgeting & Outlook of Insurance with support from Calgary.
  • Outlooks
  • Plan, Coordination of periodic Full year Outlook analysis, meetings and actions.
  • Summarise Outlook changes for communication to Management.
  • WP&B (Work Programme and Budget)
  • Prepare and coordinate the Budget process for items not managed by other teams.
  • Consolidated Divisional Budget Reporting and Validations.
  • Preparation of Legal Entity Board packs for the upstream Companies.
  • Balance Sheet
  • 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.
  • Effective Team work expectations include:
  • Vacation cover for other team members and work load balancing across the team is a key part of supporting a strong team work life balance. This also provides opportunities for cross training and learning across the team.
  • Presenting and training others to share knowledge and expertise across the team.
  • Stepping up to organise and facilitate team updates and community volunteer events.
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant SOX controls.
  • Ad-hoc projects and other work assigned to the role.


  • Qualified Accountant with a grounding in IFRS.
  • Quick learner with a structured approach to problem solving.
  • Flexibility in their working style to adapt to changing environments and priorities
  • An effective communicator and will be able to work with all levels in the organisation.
  • SAP and BI experience preferable but not essential (training can be provided).
  • No prior Oil & gas experience required.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.