Inventory Accountant

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary NEG
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

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

*You will be a confident communicator who can support the Supply Chain Department; provide financial advice and constructively challenge to deliver value for the function.
*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 Operations Accounting Team, this role is responsible for inventory and the integrity of associated account balances and their timely analysis and reconciliation.
*The role also provides the opportunity to demonstrate initiative in identifying and implementing process improvements to ensure we deliver fit for purpose high quality service.
*To ensure you are continually learning, growing and being challenged, this position offers a unique opportunity for a potential move into another role within the Finance team after an agreed period to further develop a well-rounded knowledge base of the function.
* 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 to enable increased focus on value added activities.
* Be a self-starter who can work with key stakeholders within the Supply Chain
Department and represent financial matters.
* Be accountable for validating inventory disposals including related approvals and
preparing and recording related invoices to third parties.
* Ensure compliance with SOX and internal controls through monitoring and reporting
on inventory balances, partnering with Cost Management & Supply Chain colleagues
to ensure accurate recording of Inventory materials and ensuring existing processes
are kept up to date.
* Be a confident communicator who can pro-actively monitor inventory balances and
engage with Supply Chain on timely repair / disposal of obsolete or surplus materials.
* Have a strong attention to detail to prepare reconciliations of Inventory Balances to
ensure accuracy and proactively bring any irregularities to resolution.
* Have a 'can do attitude' to support the Inventory Management teams on Annual
Physical Counts, review and validate reconciliations, verifying that count results are
transacted correctly and proactively supporting any related audits.
* Be able to work independently and show initiative to maintain accounting application
procedures for the Inventory Repair, Obsolescence, Capital/Insurance/Critical Spares
* Be an effective team player who can support the broader team to provide monthly
Drilling and Production Materials Inventory Status Reports including Repairs,
Obsolescence, Scrap & Write-offs
* Have strong problem-solving skills to investigate and resolve complicated Inventory
accounting issues.
* Other ad-hoc duties as required.

Experience & Qualifications:
* At a minimum, you will have a related degree or equivalent experience, previous experience working in a similar role within the oil and gas industry and a full Accountancy qualification ideally, or part qualified as a minimum.

* Previous experience using SAP is essential.

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: PR/072292.

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.