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  • Job reference: RMS0123871

Joint Venture Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/04/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
With interests in over 20 UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) fields, my Client has one of the most significant exploration and production businesses in the offshore waters of the UK.

The Role:
Key Accountabilities

Revenue Accounting

·Process monthly accounting entries for Oil and Gas sales revenue for clients assets
·Booking sales data to the general ledger/sales and distribution model, reconciliation of individual debtors control accounts.
·Preparing analysis on Aged Debtors report and chasing up late payments.
·Supporting preparation of weekly cash flow forecast (three month weekly view) covering all company sales income.
·Reconciliations (accruals, prepayments in addition to debtors, Under/Over Lift).
·FCA (GL Control).

Joint Venture Accounting

·Month end duties, including journal entries, VOWD collation and accruals and issue of partner billings within strict deadlines.
·Booking of monthly tariff actuals and accruals and provision of variance analysis.
·Assist with effective Cost Control support, reviewing and challenging opex and capex to ensure delivery of budgets/forecasts.
·Assist with preparation of JV opex & capex business plans, budgets and quarterly forecasts.
·Support JV Partner, internal and external audits.

Monthly Financial Reporting

·Assist with preparation of gross data prior to month end close.
·Contribute to submission of quarterly returns / disclosures.

Business Planning & Forecasting

·Assist with the preparation of business plans for clients assets

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualified accountant (CIMA or equivalent)
·SAP / BPC competency
·Strong Excel and presentational skills
·Demonstrates ability to take responsibility and improve processes
·Customer focused
·Strong analytical and presentational skills
·Ability to plan, prioritise and meet tight deadlines
·Results oriented with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement
·Strong communications skills
·Ability to use initiative and solve problems

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