Accountant - Budgeting and Reporting, Engineering

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Location
UK-Aberdeen-Aberdeen (Bridge View)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Jan 2017
Ref
020406
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Petrofac is recruiting an Accountant – Budgeting and Reporting within Engineering Services.

We are currently looking to recruit an Accountant within Budgeting and Reporting, Engineering based in Aberdeen. T he position is required to support the Budgeting and Reporting of Engineering Services and International delivery within EPS West, assisting the senior accountant in understanding financial performance of the business unit, preparing budgets and forecasts as well as other required financial information such as backlog, debtor days etc.

Job Specific Duties:
• preparing and reviewing accurate financial results in line with reporting deadlines for regional areas as assigned along with narrative to explain results
• assisting in the preparation and completion of financial results for smaller legal entities not directly supported by the main shared services finance team
• preparing and reviewing other financial information required such as backlog, debtor information, KPIs etc
• responsible for reporting and reconciliations of sales and cost accruals
• assisting auditors both internal and external in any reviews
• supporting the Senior Accountant in understanding results and explaining variations to budgets and reforecasting
• supporting the business in identifying areas for maximising margins
• assisting with the management of debtors
• working with Senior accountant and commercial partners to complete the bottom up preparation of budgets for the Engineering business including preparation of reports and slides to analyse projected results, identify risks and summarise budget assumptions
• having an awareness of tasks carried out by the EPS West General accounting team, to ensure ability to assist with adhoc tasks and exam/holiday cover

The successful candidate will preferably have an accountancy qualification with experience in a finance or commercial role. They will be able to work to tight deadlines with high levels of accuracy and skills in problem solving. Strong excel skills are a must due to interpretation of large levels of data and experience with multiple legal entities and internationals groups is preferred.