Corporate Accountant - Aberdeen

Ref: 69 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Sep 2021

Vero has been appointed exclusively by a leading international energy services company to recruit an ambitious recently qualified (newly to three years PQE) accountant into the role of Corporate Accountant. The role of Corporate Accountant is extremely varied and will suit an individual looking for their first move into a stimulating industry role from private practice.


Our client is expanding its role in green energy and are actively pursuing opportunities in this area to implement renewable energy as an integral part of the business going forward. This focus on the energy transition is a key part of our client’s strategy going forward.


The Opportunity:


To join a truly market leading business working alongside a team of experienced industry experts, offering a stimulating and challenging working environment in a highly visible role with first class career development.


The Role:


Forming part of the Corporate Accounting Team based in Aberdeen, the Corporate Accountant is responsible for the preparation, review and issuing of monthly, quarterly and annual internal and external reporting. The Corporate Accountant will ensure the Group’s financial reporting complies with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and the Group’s Finance Worldwide Standard and procedures, with all reports prepared in an accurate and timely matter.




  • Fixed assets and IFRS 16 accounting, including maintenance of AFE process and system
  • Fortnightly capex calls with senior management
  • Intangible and tangible asset data for quarterly and annual investor reporting packs
  • Provide guidance to Trainee Corporate Accountant as line manager
  • Statutory reporting, including tax reporting and ad-hoc accounting advice for Business Units
  • Monthly review of Support cost centres, year-end budget preparation as well as review of Corporate bonus accruals
  • Prepare and review allocated Blackline Balance Sheet reconciliations and perform Balance Sheet reviews in accordance with month end timetables
  • Corporate review of allocated entities’ Balance Sheet reconciliations - quarterly
  • Prepare allocated UK subsidiary statutory accounts in accordance with timetables
  • Prepare allocated UK subsidiary corporation tax computations in accordance with timetables
  • Country by Country reporting and iXBRL tagging of accounts as allocated
  • Approval of HSBC bank payments adhering to all relevant treasury policies


Who are we looking for?


  • Qualified accountant essential (CA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Comfortable dealing with varying levels within the organisation
  • Technical accounting knowledge, IFRS
  • Experience leading and motivating staff who are working their way through professional examinations, or a keen interest in moving into a managerial role


Our client offers first class career development with the opportunity for progression across their large finance department. In addition, they offer a fantastic culture with a competitive salary and industry leading benefits package.


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