Well Accountant

Our client is looking for a Well Accountant on a 12-month contract basis, located in Aberdeen.

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Our client is looking for a Well Accountant on a 12-month contract basis, located in Aberdeen.


  • Produce forecast financial data required for the creation of planning of AFEs and Well Cost Estimates for all Well Activity in co-ordination with all Well Engineering disciplines. To act as financial monitor and reviewer of all AFEs issued to clients including all supplements and revisions.
  • Create and operate a detailed cost tracking model to calculate the value of work done during all well activities, working closely with Well Engineering Team, Logistics and Commercial depts. Ensure client has a full understanding and provision of appropriate documentation substantiating VOWD estimates and Estimated Final Costs. Providing an ongoing (daily) cost management role, detailing all charges to the well with particular emphasis on a projected overspend and effective audit presentation of costs.
  • Contract compliance and review of all operational third-party supplier invoices.
  • Monitor of actual expenditure against call offs and contracts prompting timely revisions as required.
  • Main point of contact for all client and vendor financial queries.
  • Client Sales invoicing
  • Treasury function – payment authorisation and administration of cash flow forecasting.
  • Well reconciliation and cost analysis dependent on client requirements
  • Latest Well Forecast v AFE / Estimated Final Cost Analysis / Ad hoc variance analysis
  • Audit co-ordination of all client audit requirements.
  • Client reporting as required
  • Liaison with other departments to ensure a thorough understanding of the business processes as they relate to wells accounting requirements. Develop strong working relationships with all members of the Well Engineering Team, representing financial matters in this area.
  • Identify areas for improvement and concern
  • Perform ad hoc duties as required.


  • Qualified accountant or qualified by experience in Drilling Accounting
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Good communication skills with all levels of staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team and “stand alone” for areas of responsibility
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver objectives and deliverables to deadlines
  • Ability to build and develop excellent client and offshore working relationships.
  • Analytical ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving and innovation
  • communication

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