GL Assistant Accountant

Aberdeen, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Summary

TechnipFMC is a global oil and gas leader, specialized in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies. Our mission: to enhance the performance of world's energy industry. How we do it: by constantly challenging conventions and investing in our 37 000+ employees, across 48 countries. At TechnipFMC, we aim to offer an inspiring working experience: tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the world in collaboration with a truly global team.


Monthly/ Quarterly Accounts

• Monthly Preparation and upload of revenue and cost journals into PA and GL.

• Maintain and update revenue and cost accruals/prepayments

• Monthly accounting entries for TOMS

• Liaising with TOMS at each month end to obtain information on training, ATPI, Contract days, SAT advances and salaries cut off

• Preparation of journals for data clean-up of the relevant balance sheet accounts

• Responsible for preparation of the balance sheet reconciliations for the main accounts for OPS, Equipment & RSU:

- General accruals

- Prepayments

- Accrued Income

Interface with T-MOS

• Main point of contact in the GL Team for OPS, Equipment & RSU Accountants

• Attend Monthly / Quarterly Actuals Review for OPS, Equipment & RSU

• Prepare and attend monthly balance sheet reviews with the OPS, Equipment and RSU Accountant

• Organise Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations reviews and sign-off for areas of responsibility

Other GL tasks

• Support GL and Consolidation Manager and Financial Accountant (TMOS) in achieving wider Finance Department objectives including involvement in ad hoc tasks when required.

• Assist with preparation of statutory accounts for the "small" entities

• Assist with the preparation of the quarterly group reporting accounts for the "small" entities and upload into Hyperion

• Assist with SOX internal control testing


QUALIFICATIONS (professional, technical, academic)


• HNC in Accounting or Equivalent


• HND/Accountancy Degree

• Experience in an accounting role



• Advanced Microsoft Excel

• Good understanding of Management Accounts and Sub-ledgers


• Microsoft office 365 including Microsoft outlook

• Oracle Applications or ERP experience



• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Strong Communication Skills

• Information and Task monitoring

• Ability to plan, prioritise and meet tight deadlines


Required for position:

• Team Player

• Enthusiastic

• Good interpersonal skills

• Good time management skills

• Demonstrate a commitment towards quality and continuous improvement

Required for future development:

• Willingness to learn and embrace new ideas

• Enthusiasm for Change and Development

• Reinforce and strengthen the QHSE culture at every opportunity and promote correct QHSE behaviours through personal example.

• Taking action upon any health, safety, security and environmental matter brought to their notice, and report to their manager on any matter which they are unable to rectify.
Your future at TechnipFMC
  • Potential career path, if possible
  • Global mobility opportunities if relevant
  • Training and development
  • Diverse and international team if relevant

This position is within the Finance Department (General Ledger team), reporting ultimately to the GL manager but also with reporting lines to the TMOS financial accountants.

The GL department offers various shared service activities to the business units with TUK and this role primarily provides services to TMOS.

The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for applying accounting principles and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures are followed.
  • Full responsibility and accountability for accuracy of TMOS GL information for the offshore pools.
  • To provide a value-added service to TMOS, demonstrating the ability to pick up new areas and show initiative
  • To build up a strong working relationship with the TMOS accountants
  • To challenge and review existing procedures/processes
  • To be an active team player within the GL Team and undertake other GL tasks as and when required
  • To be a key player in enhancing the reputation of the GL Team across the business units


Monthly/ Quarterly Accounts

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