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  • Job reference: RMS0209391

Balance Sheet and Intercompany Accountant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/04/2019
  • Duration: december 2019
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The Role:
Role Overview Role is responsible for maintaining the integrity and accuracy of certain key balance sheet areas, including cash and bank and debtor / creditor ledgers and reconciliation of all intercompany balances.

Key Accountabilities
1 To ensure that all bank transactions, other than supplier payments posted by the accounts payable process, are recorded in the general ledger in the same month as the transaction, with the correct cash analysis code, and additionally record receipts on the receivables register.
2 To prepare, issue, and record in the receivables register and general ledger, sales invoices for recharges, sale of materials and any ad hoc sales as required.
3 To maintain an up to date receivables ledger by registering all receivables invoices and cash collected, including receivables invoices issued by others in the finance department such as for VAT and hydrocarbon sales.
4 Maintain the cash books for all bank accounts including cash forecasting elements as required.
5 Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and instruct action for reconciliation problems other than simple timing differences.
6 Prepare monthly UKBU entity intercompany reconciliation and instruct action for reconciliation issues.

Major Challenges
* Adherence to all corporate timetables set.
* Ensuring reconciliation of key accounts
* Liaising with Finance team as appropriate to resolve or highlight issues.

Financial Accountability and Dimensions

Management Relationships (include direct / indirect reports, external parties)
Direct reports (internal employees / external parties):
Indirect (internal employees / external parties):
Effective integrated team member within Group Reporting and Budgeting team.
Interface with other members of the Finance Team

Skills / experience:
Degree qualified in Finance, Business Studies, Economics or similar discipline, or equivalent experience. Part-qualified Accountants also considered.
Previous experience in an oil company or oil service company as receivables controller, treasury accountant, cash book accountant or similar skill set preferred.

Knowledge (e.g. systems, software, procedures, regulations):
Knowledge of a leading financial software general ledger application such as Sage, SUN, SAP, Oracle Financials'
Experienced Excel to intermediate
Attributes and behaviours:
Well organised with good time management skills
Attentive to procedures
Assertive but also collaborative

Additional Role Requirements

The above is intended to provide a description of the ACCOUNTABILITIES of the role. Duties and responsibilities attached to roles may change from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed

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