Financial Reporting Accountant

Posted 12 May 2024
Salary Neg
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Financial Reporting Accountant, based in Aberdeen.

* Responsible for the complete and accurate accounting & reporting for Revenue & Hydrocarbon Inventory, PPE & Financial Instruments and Hedge accounting on a monthly and quarterly basis, within required deadlines, providing in-depth variance analysis as appropriate.
* Ensure compliance on all disclosures in the quarterly financial statements for areas for which responsible.
* Focal point for external auditors for areas for which responsible, ensuring all audit requests are responded to promptly, sufficiently and within required deadlines.
* Ensure adherence to internal control requirements, providing documented evidence of own work and reviews performed.
* Take lead role for integration of new assets following the business combination and implementation of new/ additional reporting requirements for areas for which responsible.
* Provide support for writing of technical accounting papers.
* Provide support for the preparation of legal entity statutory financial statements.
* Continually challenge existing process & controls, taking a lead role in driving continuous improvement in the output & performance of the FR Team.
* Supervision & development of direct report and general leadership role within the FR Team.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Strong experience in a finance role, including strong technical accounting experience ideally in upstream oil and gas industry.
* Preparation of statutory financial statements preferred.
* Leading and managing the implementation of financial accounting & reporting changes/ improvement projects.
* Team management/ supervision & staff development
* Qualified Chartered Accountant, ideally with an audit background.
* Strong team ethic with experience of developing effective working relationships with internal & external stakeholder groups to ensure successful delivery.
* Proactive, ability to take ownership of tasks/ issues and drive through to completion.
* Desire to deliver to the highest standard and continually seek to improve performance.
* Excel proficient with an ability to use accounting systems for data entry and data interrogation.

Contract 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: TR/071827.

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