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Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Job reference: 929202
  • Location: Uxbridge, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 15/01/2020

Financial Reporting Accountant - 929202

  • The financial reporting team are seeking a qualified accountant to join the team, who is a quick learner and demonstrates a commitment to effective teamwork.
  • The Organisation has a continuous improvement culture, therefore a strong focus on learning, utilising focused training and on the job experience to enhance skills for both current and future roles.
  • As a part of the Financial Reporting Team, this role is responsible for key aspects of our Monthly accounting close process and assisting with financial reporting for the division.
  • The role also provides the opportunity to demonstrate initiative in identifying and implementing process improvements.
  • The position supports the Financial Reporting Team in the provision of financial information to Divisional and Corporate Management.
  • This is a great opportunity for someone who can work independently with various stakeholders.

As a Financial Reporting Accountant, you will play a key role in delivering best-in-class Financial support to several Stakeholders across the business.


  • Responsible for review of all intercompany transactions across several Jurisdictions
  • Working with various stakeholder to resolve issues.
  • Responsible for analysing and periodic repayment of all intercompany balances.

Bank Account

  • Responsible for booking the remaining transactions not automatically posted including Trade and JV receivable receipts.
  • Working with various stakeholder to resolve issues.

Fixed Asset and Month-end Accounting

  • Responsible for Capital settlements ensuring minimal uncleared capital at month-end.
  • Running DD&A and reconciling exploration expense, DD&A and accretion to expected results for group and local statutory reporting
  • Prepare monthly Fixed Asset accounting entries in compliance with IFRS

Reconciliations and analysis

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations to support group reporting and analysis assigned to the role to ensure accuracy and proactively bring any irregularities to resolution.
  • Prepare and coordinate the working capital analysis and proactively work with other Finance team members to ensure there is continuous improvement of the analysis.

SAP Company Closure

  • Assist with any company liquidations ensuring the Financial Statements and SAP are clean and work with other stakeholders to ensure appropriate entries are booked.
  • Responsible for proactively closing companies in SAP once the entity has been liquidated.
  • This involves working with stakeholders to ensure a thorough review has been completed and documented before the SAP company is closed.
  • Provide monthly progress updates on progress and issues
  • Maintaining and enhancing the documentation by working with various stakeholders.
  • Assist with any local or corporate process enhancement initiatives.
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant SOX controls.
  • Maintenance and continuous improvement of processes and process documentation.
  • Provide support and coverage across the Financial Reporting team as required
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.

Successful candidates will be:

  • 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.

Preferential but not essential (training can be provided):

  • Oil and Gas experience
  • SAP and BI


  • This is a part time position (3 days per week)

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.