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Senior Corporate Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/03/2019
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
Provision of statutory and corporate accounting support to the UK business and corporate functions.

This role has the following responsibilities and outputs:
- Assume responsibility for the external audit process, including planning the process internally and communicating with the wider team their responsibilities.
- Responsibility for the preparation of the year end and half year reporting
- Responsibility for the preparation of the UK Statutory financial statements, for both Group and also subsidiary companies and ensuring audit of these companies are undertaken without problems and/or delay to meet any statutory or internal deadlines.
- Responsibility for iXBRL tagging of UK statutory accounts ensuring required submission dates are met.
- Supporting and assisting in any group reorganisation/restructuring plans, liaising with Tax team and Legal team in the process. 
- Responsibility for preparing and booking any specific and/or unusual account entries for example acquisition accounting, equity investment accounting, G&A re-allocations and inter company interest. 
- Keeping up to date with accounting technical changes and keeping the wider team up to date on any changes that will impact the finance team. 
- Point of contact for accounting technical issues being faced by the team. 
- Supporting in the monitoring of actual results versus plan results in relation to G&A and other non-producing asset areas of the financial statements. 
- Co-ordination of month end close process including timetabling, reviews, support.
- Responsibility for reviewing weekly payment runs as well as daily approval of on-line bank payments.
- Review of UK payroll prior to final release
- Completing any ad-hoc tasks as and when required to support the Finance Manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree educated and the holder of a professional finance qualification
- Finance experience including exposure to the upstream oil and gas industry, including knowledge of producing assets, exploration activity and operated/non operated activity
- Detailed knowledge of International Accounting Standards, UK GAAP and preparation of primary accounting statements
- Competent in accounting software package and strong excel skills.

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