Senior Financial Accountant

Our Client, an Operator based in Aberdeen, is looking for a Senior Financial Accountant on a long term contract basis.
The role will involve undertaking all accounting requirements within the framework of the Client's objectives and statutory obligations.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake the reporting of all corporate financial activity of the upstream legal entities of the Client, together with the consolidated reporting of the UK upstream Holding Company.
  • Ensures that all reporting complies with legal, SEC and group accounting standards
  • Produce UK IFRS statutory accounts and obtain audit clearance from external auditors
  • Ensure that the Client’s financial ledgers are properly maintained and reconciled including management and control of quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Perform monthly recharge of pension scheme costs to the administrator
  • Produce reports for audit back up and tax etc.
  • Produce ad hoc reports as required by the Corporate Reporting and Accounting Leader, Tax Department and others
  • Ensure compliance with Companies Act, Group Normes, UK and IFRS accounting standards
  • Liaise with the Client’s Head Office/subsidiaries etc. on financial matters
  • Provide specialist advice to senior finance management on Accounting standards
  • Perform SOX controls and provide evidence where required
  • Complete Office of National Statistics forms as requested by them

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified accountant with previous experience
  • Awareness/knowledge of systems and applications
  • Good knowledge of UK and US IFRS
  • Good knowledge of UK taxation