Senior Accountant - Aberdeen

Ref: 123 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Sep 2022

Vero has been engaged to recruit an experienced accountant into the highly visible and critical role of Senior Accountant. Working with a fantastic team of finance professionals, in a collaborative and flexible environment, the successful individual will work closely with the Finance Manager as well as other members of the finance team. 


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.


Who are we looking for:


Experience in a similar role is more important than professional qualification for this role. Our client will consider qualified by experience, part qualified and fully qualified individuals. Impeccable attention to detail is a must, with a confident outlook and first class communication skills being essential. 


The purpose of the role:

• Principal Accountant for specific operational areas

• Key member of UK Finance Team

• Responsible for preparation of accurate and timely management accounts and reports

• Line management responsibility for a small team 

• Develop an effective team to ensure reporting, forecasting and invoicing objectives are met

• Be an effective coach and mentor to others in finance team

• Provide day to day financial support to the business area

• Implementation and adherence to financial controls and processes


Key duties:

• Preparation and reporting of management accounts

• Preparation of budgets and forecasts for the business area

• Preparation of financial analysis compared to budget/forecast

• Preparation of customer profitability analysis

• Liaise with Commercial Team to support tenders/pricing activities

• Introduce and amend processes to improve system benefits, reporting, working capital management and deliver financial KPI targets

• Question and challenge current processes and assumptions within the business area

• Provide financial information to operational areas and increase financial understanding of operational managers

• Work with operational teams to deliver business and financial improvements

• Prepare accurate and relevant Balance Sheet account reconciliations in a timely manner

• Understanding of customer contracts and operational/financial drivers

• Delivery of audit schedules and liaison with auditors


Our client offers a stimulating and friendly culture, flexibility, hybrid working, and the ability to progress across their finance function in future. 

Please apply in confidence following the link below or email Andrew at