Senior Accountant (Operational Lead) - VR/29917

Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Available Upon Request

Exciting opportunity available to join cutting-edge energy services company. As Senior Accountant (Operational Lead) you will take on a lead role within the Cost Reporting Department and managing a team of up to 4.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing a small team (2 - 4 members) within the larger Cost Centre Team. The Operational Lead is responsible for delivery of the agreed team deliverables for assigned regions, including coaching and supervising the team’s performance, learning and development, providing constructive feedback in a timely manner.
  • Actively communicating with budget holders and Regional Management Teams to plan, monitor and advise on financial performance, explaining financial information in a clear and concise way to non-finance personnel.
  • Timely preparation of monthly reporting pack for assigned departments/regions (both overhead and operating costs). This will include monthly, quarterly and annual variance analysis of actuals and forecasts and will cover gross costs and recoveries.
  • Preparing annual budget and calculation of internal standard costing rates for relevant cost centres/functions of assigned regions.
  • Preparing and supporting in the preparation of reconciliations and analysis with relevant and appropriate back up and critical analysis of the balances.
  • Supporting the wider Cost Centre Team in compliance with the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements and to ensure group and regional reporting objectives and policies are adhered to within deadlines set.
  • Demonstrating a detailed understanding of and provide guidance to the team on accounting standards and group accounting policies to ensure they are applied and upheld.
  • Pro-actively identify/support process improvement opportunities and assist to establish best practice, standardisation, and ways of working.
  • Utilising the knowledge management tools available to ensure the team capitalises from lessons learned and is performed in accordance with best practice, striving to mitigate risk, promoting safety and integrity consistently.


Experience Required:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant stream (Finance/Accounting/Business).
  • Ideally fully qualified accountant however consideration will be given to those qualified by experience.
  • Relevant experience working within a similar environment. 
  • Proven history of good quality accurate analysis and analytical review
  • Understanding of chart of accounts, legal entity or management reporting structures.
  • Experience in interfacing with various stakeholders.
  • SAP Experience.
  • Experience of running reports and data extraction for input into Excel models.


On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. For more information, please apply.


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