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Group Financial Controller - Aberdeen

Ref: 156 Date Posted: Sunday 14 May 2023

Vero is partnering with a market leading, locally headquartered Group to source a high-calibre accountant to take on the newly created role of Group Financial Controller. Vero has partnered with our client for a number of years and have made several key hires into their finance team. This represents an unrivalled opportunity for an ambitious accountant to make their mark, with first-class future career development opportunities on offer.


The opportunity:

To join an award winning, locally owned business, synonymous with a constant focus on technological development, a commitment to sustainability, and the nurturing of their people.


Our client:

The Group has taken positive steps in its Energy Transition journey with current turnover being 60% within the Oil and Gas sector and 40% into other sectors, with a particular focus on renewable energy. These new markets present significant opportunities for the Group in the coming years where the mix will quickly become less than 50% oil and gas.

The winner of multiple awards, our client is an employer where a large number of the team have built their careers from graduate level.


Who are we looking for:

Position is suited to a recently qualified accountant (newly to three years PQE) who is looking to make a progressive first move into industry. Industry trained applicants are also encouraged to apply.


The role:

Reporting to the Group Finance Director, the Group Financial Controller will assist with the preparation and analysis of accounts for the holding company and the group property business, assisting with subsidiary businesses as required.

The Group Financial Controller will work alongside the Group Management Accountant and Company Secretary at group level, and through that will be involved in the accounting for the Group entities as well as supporting various group related matters such as VAT, payroll, corporation tax and treasury.

At month-end, the role will also provide support to subsidiaries as required.

The Group Financial Controller will have involvement in various non-financial matters that are required for the effective running of the businesses, and will be supported by the Group Finance Director in this.

Opportunities to get involved in commercial matters, project management, financial analysis, benchmarking, diligence, and some M&A is also available.

The role will be developed as a successor for a number of potential opportunities within the group, making this an ideal opportunity for a driven accountant who is looking to carve out a career in finance and management.


What’s on offer:

The sheer variety of duties and exposure to a wide range of tasks and projects is a major selling point of this role. Our client has a rich history, and with a clear focus and vision on the future, first-class career development opportunities exist.


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