Project Accountant - Energy Transition - Aberdeen

Ref: 78 Date Posted: Thursday 14 Oct 2021

Vero has been engaged exclusively by a truly revolutionary and pioneering new business to recruit a project focused, operational accounting professional into the newly created role of Project Accountant.

 

The story so far:

 

Our client is at the forefront of the energy transition to Net Zero. Through the development of a range of new technologies, our client was established to take action on climate change, believing there are significant opportunities created by the low carbon energy transition, for those who can bring together an understanding of emerging technologies, future markets and who are willing to innovate.

 

A vision for the future:

 

Backed by an incredible range of investors, and through the establishment of a Board and Management Team who are quite simply second to none, our client expects to widen its portfolio to include operations in the US, Europe and the Far-Ear east in the near future.

 

Who are we looking for?

 

Ideally you will have work experience as a Joint Venture/Project Accountant within the energy sector, with several years’ relevant experience taking responsibility for the day-to-day and month-end reporting for JV’s.

 

Strong Microsoft Excel skills and experience of extracting financial information from SUN accounting system is preferred, but not essential.

 

You will ensure that the project position is understood and will always demonstrate an understanding of changes from the budgeted position. You will be the project focal point for all financial queries, promote an environment of strong cost control within the project team and contribute to financial decision making.

 

As the business is going through a period of growth, your desire to be part of this exciting environment will be key. Having the experience to assist in the development and implementation of new initiatives to ensure a simplified Joint Venture accounting process would also be a distinct advantage.

 

Your “can do” approach would have made a positive difference in supporting a finance team meet their given deadlines in the past. A broad understanding of an accountant’s role within a project environment is important to enable you to contribute to your best ability.

 

Above all, you will be looking to deploy your passion and unique skill set to make a difference within a rapidly evolving business and to the climate change agenda.

 

Overview

 

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Project Accountant will work directly with the Project Managers to create the budget, assess costs and ensure accurate billings.

 

You will be responsible for providing accurate financial analysis on which management can base decisions.

 

The Project Accountant will provide a critical, business partnering service to a range of key stakeholders.

 

The opportunity:

 

It’s hard to imagine a more unique opportunity, to join a revolutionary business at an early stage, at the forefront of the energy transition. Career prospects, both locally and internationally, exist for the successful candidate.

 

To find out more and to discuss your potential suitability please apply with your CV. If you would like more information before applying please email andrew@verorecruitment.com.