Group Financial Accountant - Aberdeen

Ref: 142 Date Posted: Monday 30 Jan 2023

Vero has been exclusively appointed by a leading upstream integrated energy company to recruit an ambitious individual into the newly created role of Group Financial Accountant. 


Who is our client?


Our client is one of the leading production and development operators in the North Sea. They have a strong track record of improving the performance and extending the economic lives of assets within their portfolio, and they have delivered material growth in production and reserves since creation.


In addition, our client is creating innovative solutions for the energy transition through their New Energy division. Using cutting edge technology and employing some of the best people in the industry, our client is developing a range of technologies with a key the aim of reducing carbon levels in the atmosphere.


Who are we looking for?


Applications are invited from professionally qualified accountants with training in a professional services firm. You might be considering moving into a stimulating industry role from practice, or you may have gained some industry experience and be looking for a more progressive organisation with better career prospects. 


Our client is looking for a career hungry, ambitious individual. You must be tenacious, driven to succeed, and you will pride yourself on delivering an exceptional quality of output. If this sounds like you then please do apply.


The role:


The Group Financial Accountant reports directly to the Group Reporting Manager and will support them in delivering insightful, accurate and timely financial reporting and maintaining a strong financial control environment. The successful candidate will work with the business and other areas of finance including operational finance, financial planning, tax and treasury, as well as have significant interaction with the Group’s internal and external auditors.


Financial reporting:

• Assist in the preparation and delivery of the financial statements and other associated financial sections of the Group’s half year and annual report

• Work with the local and international organisations on the delivery of a comprehensive and efficient monthly financial reporting close process and associated reporting

• Work closely with the Group Systems Accountant to maintain and improve the Group’s financial accounting system and reporting processes

• Contributing to a strong internal control environment including developing assurance processes

• Technical accounting support and advice

Statutory reporting:

• Preparation of the statutory accounts for Group entities and ensure statutory reporting is completed in accordance with IFRS, Company Law and corporate accounting policies and to the agreed timetables


• M&A and corporate finance support/due diligence work

• Finance process and disclosure improvement projects

• Continuous improvements to financial models/ workings


In return our client offers exceptional levels of visibility, unlimited career development opportunities, and an industry leading financial package which includes flexible work. 


To find out more please apply with your CV, in confidence. Alternatively, to discuss in the first instance please email