Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Recruiter
Energy Resourcing Europe Limited
Location
London
Salary
£60000.00 - £80000.00 pa
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is an E&P Operator based in London with operations through Europe and Africa. They seek to recruit a fully qualified Senior Accountant to be responsible for financial reporting, group consolidation activities and overseeing/managing regional subsidiaries to ensure alignment with accounting procedures.

Responsibilities

- Preparation of Financial Statements for all Companies not completed in regions, including all consolidations. Oversight of financial statement for all group companies.
- Management of audit process and responsibility for ensuring unqualified audit opinion for all group companies.
- Responsibility for any regulatory financial filings associated with any future public listing.
- Responsibility for maintaining the internal control framework for all group companies.
- Preparation and posting of month end journals for all Corporate activity on accounting package (SUN). Including items such as Payroll, Accruals, Intercompany transactions, G&A, DD&A, Impairments, Financing etc.
- Oversight of posting of regional financial records into consolidated accounting package (SUN).
- Preparation of suite of reconciliations required to validate integrity of all financial records. Oversight of regional reconciliation process.
- Responsibility for Treasury management & cash Management for all group companies.
- Production of regular group cash forecasts (long & short term), to support the optimisation the availability and return on group funds.
- Creation of payruns from properly approved financial liabilities, and secure the appropriate approval for payment batches.
- Preparation of timely and accurate corporate bank reconciliations, and oversight of all group bank reconciliations. Daily monitoring of all account balances to ensure early identification of any unexpected activity or overdraft positions.

REGIONAL ROLE

- Corporate oversight of regional finance teams
- Ensuring financial integrity & controls, and providing meaningful financial advice and support for operational activity and regional management.
- Ensure regional finance teams meet high level of Corporate standards, provide assistance and advice on all financial matters

To include oversight and assistance of:

- Planning and budgeting.
- PSC & JV negotiation, compliance and analysis thereof. Including identification and pursuit of key profit drivers.
- AFE process: Including creation, forecasting, monitoring performance and delivery, closure, and lookback.
- Accounting: Management and Financial reporting.
- P2P: financial aspects of contracting, payables, and treasury.
- Cashflow: Short & Long term forecasting, and lookback.

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

- Qualified accountant
- Upstream Oil & Gas

Software skills

- Fully competent in MS Office applications (i.e. Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
- Fully competent in financial systems (SUN &/or iDocuments an advantage)

Other skills

- Ability to act as business partner to operations and executives, adding value to business while maintaining highest standards of financial integrity
- Good time management, with the ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritise work and progress to completion.
- Attention to detail
- Proactive and motivated individual.
- Strong verbal and written communication skill, accustomed to working in a challenging environment.