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  • Job reference: RMS0123670

Assistant Accountant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/05/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/05/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the company’s global market

The Role:
Primary Functions:

•Responsibility for the monthly Project Over Expenditure report which is issued to the business

•Provide training and support on the Appropriation Request Tool

•Review any appropriation requests raised in SAP before they are released to the business for approval

•Collation of current forecast for projects and ensuring that they reflect correctly in SAP

•Monthly review of the open projects listing with the business analysts/cost controllers

•Quarterly review of any projects over 2 years old and obtain justifications for them

•Supporting the local business in rectifying business issues related to any project matters

•Work closely with other members of the accounting team to ensure the creation of projects in SAP in a timely manner

•Quarterly reporting to the leadership team at a high level on the project over expenditure report

•Update annual reserves, Jan 12

•Quarterly reserves meeting

•Monthly DD&A

•Other ad-hoc tasks as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The individual should have oil and gas experience within a finance function.
The individual should have good organisational skills, demonstrate ability to prioritise work and consistently meet deadlines.
This role includes many tasks which have strict deadlines due to the short turn around time frame.
The individual must have previous SAP experience, and have excellent MS product skills.
Excellent communication skills are required, as the role requires regular communication with colleagues in other areas of the business.

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