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Joint Venture Accountant

  • Job reference: 922928
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 06/12/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Joint Venture Accountant based in Aberdeen,


Facilitate through acquisition and preparation of accruals, billings and reconciliations the accurate monthly financial closing.

Ensure adequate process for delivery of consistent and timely reporting and analysis against prior month to deliver realistic assessment of financial performance.

Ensure adequate process for delivery of consistent and timely cost reporting and analysis against budgeted cost plans to support BU leadership requirements to develop and plan operational activities within overall budgets/forecasts.

Provide data inputs and analysis to facilitate primary financial forecasts and long-term plan (LRP).

Support Finance corporate reporting in the development of regular corporate reports.

Support and facilitate response to Local Government/Partner reporting requirements.

Provide ad-hoc facilitation/support for other corporate finance requirements as appropriate.

Accounting focal point for assets in the OU including monthly posting of accruals and reconciliations of accounts

Monthly billing review of partner operated assets and review 3rd party invoices

Ensure compliance with accounting policy and SOX controls

Interface with COP accounting policy to align appropriate cost classification (eg Opex vs Capex)

Prepare monthly cost reviews (actuals vs budget) with incumbent budget holders.

Provide ad-hoc cost analysis and management presentations as appropriate.

Support detailed analysis and development of regular corporate reports (Month end, Qtr end, Yr End)

Provide support and follow up on JV partner audits in liaison with audit co-ordinator

Collate/administer detailed actuals/budget/forecast information and phasing for review/approval for LRP input, primary forecasts and rolling forecast updates

Provide variance analysis for budgets and LRP input (eg prior year vs current year plan)

Support LRP business assumptions review cycles and quality checks

Qualifications & Experience:

Qualified / part-qualified accountant, degree, or significant experience in a similar role.

Thorough knowledge of management cost accounting practices and systems (SAP R3 FI, MM, PM, PS)

Good working knowledge of MS Office programs, particularly MS Windows Excel and PowerPoint

Knowledge of UK operating unit operations and joint venture arrangements

Sound knowledge of budgeting & forecasting

Experienced analytical skills for reporting and ability to manage data volume, interpreting and analysing trends

Educated to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.

Track record of continuous professional development.

Experience within an operating asset environment

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 922928

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