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Group Accountant - Aberdeen

Ref: 119 Date Posted: Monday 12 Sep 2022

Vero has been exclusively appointed by a leading private equity backed technology company in Aberdeen to recruit a Group Accountant. 


The opportunity:


To join a fast paced, Private Equity backed technology company, in a highly visible and critical Group Accountant role.


The story so far:


Our client is a global specialist in their field, providing technology driven solutions to their clients who operate across a range of industry sectors, with a major focus on renewables. As an independent business they combine innovation with commercial agility to meet the challenges of today’s market environment.


Backed by leading investors, our client has enjoyed a successful 12 months with significant plans to develop their business further in both domestic and international markets.


The role:


Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Group Accountant will predominately be responsible for leading the preparation and reporting of accurate financial information in a timely manner and ensuring the compliance requirements of the Group are delivered. This is a varied role, which includes preparation of monthly accounts, supporting the global audit process and compliance requirements of the Group.




• Preparation and reporting of consolidated monthly accounts for the trading Group, including indirect costs, calculation and booking monthly interest charges and SG&A reporting

• Preparation of FX adjustments, intercompany eliminations and reconciliation of the intercompany position on a monthly basis

• Leading the engagement with external auditors, both domestic and internationally to ensure audit work is completed in line with the agreed timetable

• Preparation of annual accounts for statutory reporting purposes, including for UK legal entities and permanent establishments

• Engagement with external compliance/ tax advisors to identify and deliver upon the international reporting for foreign jurisdictions

• Action ad-hoc project specific compliance requirements identified as our client continues to undertake projects in new jurisdictions

• Facilitate the completion of Corporation Tax returns for all UK legal entities by providing requested information to outsourced tax advisors


Who are we looking for:


• Fully qualified accountant

• Previous experience working in industry desirable

• Strong IT skills

• Team player with the ability to work effectively unsupervised

• Strong evaluation and analytical skills. High attention to detail is crucial to identify and extract relevant information

• Ability to manage and deliver several ongoing work scopes

• First class interpersonal skills and a positive attitude


This represents a fantastic opportunity for a professionally qualified accountant to play a key role in a small, high performing and close-knit team. On a daily basis you will work closely with both the Financial Controller and the CFO, which offers first class career development opportunities and future progression.