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  • Job reference: RMS0136240

Operations Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/01/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (24/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client has operations in the world's most important oil and gas regions and are leaders in working in extremely difficult environments. They have interests in many offshore producing fields in the UK, including five operated fields and five partner-operated fields. The company also has interests in Denmark, the Faroe Islands, the Netherlands and Norway. The client is the largest private producer of oil in Kazakhstan and the top O&G producer in Thailand. They produce almost half of the crude

The Role:
Responsible for direction and control of accounting activities related to the assigned operated assets reporting progress against plans; periodic updating of future plans – monthly re-forecasting; £ gross reporting.
Construct and maintain Opex & Capex budgets for assigned assets. Manage AFE approvals and assist the Reporting Focal Points in the production of management reports for team leaders to monitor performance of actuals against plan. Provide financial data for annual business plan in conjunction with the Reporting Focal Points.

Assist in the development of the Operating Accounting Function within CUE covering multiple assets – stream-lining and standardising procedures wherever appropriate and engaging with other Accountants for knowledge sharing, cover and backup.

Ensure company policies and procedures are followed and that all relevant Joint Venture (JOA) requirements are adhered to, especially with respect to process and approvals. Plays an integral role in any Partner led JV and Corporate Audit reviews.

Maintain account reconciliations assigned to the position according to the agreed schedule and in compliance with SOX requirements and manage to conclusion any outstanding issues.

Ad hoc project participation in support of assigned Operations group or Finance as required. Establishes multi-skilled attributes that ensure full coverage and flexibility throughout the Operations Accounting Team. Liaise closely with the asset focal points, other accounting personnel, operations personnel and Manila Service Centre personnel.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Accounting qualifications
previous Oil & Gas project experience
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