UK Management Accountant

Aberdeen, UK
16 Aug 2019
20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
UK Management Accountant

Initial contract of 3-6 months.

To provide insights into how the UK is delivering against Business Planning Financial targets / previous forecasts ensuring UK MD, Finance Manager have the appropriate level of information to make the required informed business decisions. The role is responsible for delivering the consolidated UK Forecast and providing variance analysis of actual performance against forecast

Main duties and responsibilities

Delivery of Consolidated Reforecast and budget
Provides expertise in accounting and reporting whilst working towards efficient, effective and consistent accounting treatment and reporting time lines across the assets and licences.
Responsible for management and co-ordination of the yearly Forecast timetable to ensure all requirements are delivered in a timely manner.
Work closely to ensure that the corporate forecast is updated and includes the latest relevant adjustments to take account of changes in business focus and requirements.
Responsible for the delivery of high quality Rolling Forecasts (including life of field) for the UK
Further responsible for ensuring the UK MD and Finance Manager are comfortable with the Forecast number and variance analysis and is then responsible for delivering the message to Group.
Liaise with Planning & Economics Team to ensure alignment between forecast submissions and Long Finance / Business Outlook submissions by Economics team.
Work closely with G&A accountant to consolidate and allocate G&A updates to the forecast.

Actuals to RFC variance analysis
Responsible for the consolidation and delivery of all variance analysis and commentary (monthly, quarterly, annually etc) required as part of local management budget forecasting reporting process
Liaise with UK Finance Team/FSSC to ensure that the actuals in the reporting model are accurately reflected (in accordance with internal reporting standards / policies) and that model calculations work as expected.
Promote the principles of good accounting practices and continuous improvement.
Responsible for delivery of financial information for UK Board meetings as required during the year.

Performance Analysis
Delivery and discussion of key analysis / metrics to support UK Management business decision making (such as Scorecards / Opex per bbl) by working with Managing Director, Finance Manager and wider ALT.
Validation of proposed UK BPC financial information (Volumes, Opex, Capex etc) prior to proposed targets being issued to Group.

Facilitate and fully participate in the delivery of Stat accounts, year end/quarterly EY reviews, Impairement reviews, PPE reporting and any JVP Audits.
Co-ordinate all cash forecasting and hedging group requirements
Responsible for consolidated UK Balance sheet

Required Competences/ Qualifications / Experience / Profile
Fully qualified accountant
5 year's experience in a similar role in the UK E&P sector
A solid grasp of financial processes
Good communication skills
Knowledge of financial shared services processes
Experience from a global company with a centralized financial organization
Language: English required
Detailed company Balance sheet knowledge

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