Senior Accountant (part or full time/flexible) - Aberdeen

Ref: 187 Date Posted: Wednesday 21 Feb 2024

Vero Recruitment has been exclusively appointed by an upstream organisation in Aberdeen to recruit a Senior Accountant. Part time, flexible, and/or full time working hours are available.


Who is our client:

Our client is a leading independent upstream operator, with a particular focus on late-life assets.

Working in a small but high-performing finance team, the culture is friendly and professional, offering the successful individual a varied and stimulating role with the ability to balance life outside of work.


The opportunity:

To handle an incredibly diverse and varied senior management role, working with a team of leading industry professionals, as part of a friendly and collaborative culture.


The role:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for all accounting and financial activities for our client, as well as the group consolidation, and other general and admin support as required.

As a developing E&P business, they operate a lean but highly efficient finance function.


  • Monthly management accounts reporting
  • Annual financial statement preparation
  • External and internal audit assistance including impairment testing and going concern assessment
  • Assist with budget and forecasting
  • Support the preparation of tax filings to HMRC with consultation with tax agent/advisor
  • Provide treasury support to the Group
  • Processing of third-party invoices and staff expenses
  • Monitor accounts payable and the preparation of payment runs in the online banking system
  • Record actual results in the financial systems
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Intercompany invoicing, review and reconciliation
  • Accounting for IFRS16 leases, DDA, ARO
  • Prepare reconciliations, reports and consolidation for month-end closing cycles
  • Assist with procurement, raising and tracking costs against Pos
  • JV accounting


Who are we looking for:

The position is suited to an experienced accountant with previous upstream finance experience.

Flexible and part time hours are available, making this an ideal opportunity for individuals who wish to balance work and home life, whilst still retaining a stimulating and challenging role.

In return our client is offering a highly attractive salary and benefits package.


To request a full Vacancy Brochure please contact Andrew Ferguson at Vero Recruitment –