Management Accountant - Aberdeen

Ref: 36 Date Posted: Monday 23 Nov 2020

Vero is partnering with a market leading service company in Aberdeen to recruit an exceptional Management Accountant into this newly created role. For more than 30 years our client has supported their customers by providing a range of solutions to the offshore energy industry. More recently, the business has been increasing its focus towards offshore renewables and decommissioning, and these two markets now account for almost 50% of total revenue.

Our client has an enviable track record of growth, both organic and delivered through a number of strategic acquisitions. Backed by leading private equity investors, and led by a visionary CEO, they continue to execute against a clear strategic plan to exploit growth opportunities.

The business is headquartered in Aberdeen with the executive management team and all support functions located locally.


The opportunity…


To join a well-funded, market leading and highly acquisitive Aberdeen headquartered service company, in a highly visible role at a critical time in their growth strategy. The successful individual will gain a detailed understanding of the business to allow progression to a more senior role at the end of the first year.

This, therefore, represents an unrivalled opportunity for a driven accountant to accelerate career development.


Who are we looking for?


Our client is looking to hire an exceptional accountant who has the ability to step up into a more senior role by the end of year one.

You will be fully qualified (ICAS/ACCA/CIMA) with at least a years’ post qualifying experience in a relevant industry role. You must be tenacious, positive and professional with the ability to manage multiple projects to tight deadlines.

Our client is looking to attract a self-starter with the ability to operate on their own initiative as well as in collaboration with the wider team. Previous experience of major ERP systems and the ability to drive improvements and efficiencies would also be advantageous.


Overview of role


Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Management Accountant will work as a business partner to the Regional Managers, supporting the regional businesses through a hands on and pro-active approach to financial and commercial management and delivery of robust performance analysis.


Principal Accountabilities


Management accounts


• Preparation, reporting and monitoring of actual financial performance through the preparation of monthly management accounts including balance sheet reconciliations providing narrative and financial explanation




• Preparation of annual financial budgets and quarterly forecasts in conjunction with regional management


Financial performance management


• Actively contribute to financial and commercial performance management

• Assist with the preparation of commercial bids and tenders as required

• Cash management including managing the debt collection process and reporting in conjunction with the regional sales teams, proactively minimising debtor days

• Assist in the preparation of the weekly revenue flash in conjunction with regional management

• Manage capex spend reporting

• Prepare reports and analysis as required by regional and group management to assist in financial performance management

• Work closely with colleagues to identify and deliver solutions to increase financial performance and client service delivery


Statutory accounting


• Preparation of annual statutory accounts Taxation

• Preparation of quarterly sales tax returns and other ad-hoc taxation compliance reporting as required

• Assist the Group’s tax advisors in the preparation and submission of annual tax returns external advisors

• Engage and develop effective relationships with the Group’s advisors including auditors, tax and payroll advisors as required




• Other duties as assigned


This represents a very unique opportunity for a driven accountant who has qualified within the last few years to join a very progressive and ambitious company at a key stage in their growth.

In return our client is offering a competitive remuneration package coupled with the ability to take ownership of a highly visible role, with a clear route to progress in a short period of time.

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