Group Accountant - Aberdeen

Ref: 85 Date Posted: Monday 03 Jan 2022

Vero has been appointed exclusively by a leading international energy services company to recruit a driven, career minded accountant into the role of Group Accountant.


Who are we looking for:


You will be fully qualified (ideally within the past few years), or part qualified and actively studying. You may be looking for a first move into a progressive industry role from practice or you could be working in a similar role in industry.


The successful applicant will have strong numeracy and organisational skills coupled with a high level of Excel competence.


Our client:


With a rich heritage that spans over 50 years our client helps their customers by transforming operational efficiency, improving processes and continuously enhancing their services and systems.


Our client’s team is among the most experienced and knowledgeable in the energy industry. All sharing a common drive to succeed, an enthusiasm for their work and a passion for providing exceptional service to their clients and communities.


The role of Group Accountant:


Our client presents this exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced department supporting a range of finance activities. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the role will provide support to the Group Finance team.




  • Take overall responsibility for the accounting for Corporate Overheads, including preparation of management accounts, budgets and forecasts for the support functions within the UK
  • Provide variance reporting to heads of departments to understand spend against budget and forecast, and prepare ad-hoc analysis as required to support with financial decision making
  • Oversee the payroll function, including preparation of P11d and PSA returns as well as processing necessary journals and performing Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Assume responsibility for the reporting of Balance Sheet and cash flows, liaising with operational teams to ensure adherence to process
  • Perform working capital analysis to explain cash movements
  • Prepare VAT 100 reporting
  • Prepare the statutory accounts, audit and tax files
  • Produce monthly intercompany reports highlighting unreconciled balances and pursuing relevant business accountants to ensure balances are reconciled monthly and settled as funds allow
  • Maintain the fixed asset register including lease arrangements and associated IFRS 16 documentation to support the reporting requirements under new UK GAAP
  • Support the group finance function with ad[1]hoc projects
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times


For the successful applicant this represents a unique opportunity to join a team of high performing finance professionals. Career advancement and development opportunities are first class with a clear route to progress.


To find out more, please apply in confidence following the link below or by emailing