Finance Manager - Africa, Caspian and Continental Europe - Aberdeen

Ref: 195 Date Posted: Sunday 26 May 2024

Vero Recruitment has been exclusively appointed by a leading group in Aberdeen who are backed by a major investment firm, to recruit an experienced accountant into the newly created role of Finance Manager – Africa, Caspian and Continental Europe. First class opportunity for an operationally focused finance professional to progress into a senior leadership role in future.


Who is our client:

Our client is growing rapidly both organically and through a high number of strategic acquisitions. With extensive experience spanning over 50 years, our client operates globally, led by a team of exceptional industry professionals.


The opportunity:

To join a highly progressive, leading energy business, in a critical role at a key time in the organisation’s growth strategy. The Finance Manager will act as a finance business partner to a range of stakeholders, with first class career development opportunities on offer.


The role:

The Finance Manager will be embedded in one of our client’s service lines, with a core focus on Africa, Caspian and Continental Europe.

Reporting to the VP of International Business Development, with responsibility for statutory and management reporting, tax compliance and interaction with agents and Group personnel.

Overseeing the end-to-end finance operations of the business unit, the Finance Manager is responsible for ensuring effective working capital and cash management/collections, working with overseas agents to improve financial reporting and controls, and management of ad-hoc projects and requests as required.

The Finance Manager will be responsible for producing financial reports and presentations that effectively explain the financial results of the business unit, and allow the developing of strategies based on financial analysis and forward projections.

This represents a unique opportunity for an experienced accountant to work as a finance business partner to a range of senior stakeholders.

Future progression into a senior operationally focused role is likely.


Who are we looking for:

To be considered you should be professionally qualified. Previous international experience is essential, with a particular preference on Africa.

Successful applicant will have commercial and business awareness, first-class attention to detail, and the ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders.

International travel is on offer.


This represents a leading opportunity for a career minded finance professional in Aberdeen to manage a highly visible role, with unlimited career development opportunities, including into general management in future.

For more information please contact Andrew Ferguson of Vero Recruitment – or apply following the link.