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Operations Accountant

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Accountant, Management Accountant
  • Date posted: 25/08/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43181
This vacancy has now expired.
Raeburn are handling an exciting opportunity to join and oil and gas operator in Aberdeen on a long term contract basis.

JOB SUMMARY:
- Maintain the accuracy of the general ledger for operating cost categories of responsibility.
- Liaise with budget holders to prepare forecast/budget information for same cost categories.
- Deliver improvements to process and accuracy of accruals and cost capture for area of responsibility.

In particular the Operations Accountants are responsible for the accuracy of the ledgers and delivering consistent and efficient process relevant to the following cost categories: Direct Costs (offshore contractors, offshore employees) and Maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING:
- Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACMA, ACCA) - Part qualified/recently qualified preferred

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
- Ability to perform a critical review of financial information
- Oil industry experience preferred
- Experience of accounting for Joint venture & Operations accounting preferred
- Experience of preparing Management reporting in a timely accurate manner essential
- Experience of budgeting essential
- Good systems skills required - SAP experience is critical
- Good technical accounting skills and ability to work in detail to ensure accurate records
- Good relationship management skills
- Good communication skills (both interpersonal and written)
- Ability to work as individual and in a team to deliver accurate and consistent results
- Ability to balance the needs of the business with the needs of the Finance function