Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe      

Raeburn Group are assisting our client, an Oil & Gas Operator, with an Inventory Accountant requirement. This is a contract role and will be based in Aberdeen.

The role is responsible for the provision of accounting support and guidance to the Aberdeen Support Functions and for ensuring a financially controlled environment governing expenditure.

Your main responsibilities will include:
- Developing strong working relationship with main interfaces within the Supply Chain Management & IT teams, representing financial matters in this sphere of activity
- Monitoring and reporting on circa GBP120M of Inventory balances, working with Drilling and Operations accountants & SCM colleagues to ensure accurate recording of Inventory materials
- Completing timely reconciliation of all Inventory balances
- Monitoring balances and working with SCM on timely repair/disposal of obsolete or surplus materials.
- Maintaining accounting policies & procedures for the Inventory Repair, Obsolescence, Capital/Insurance/Critical Spares
- Preparation of invoices relating to inventory sales and other entries into finance system of other 3rd party trades arising in Aberdeen office
- Provision of monthly Outlook forecasts and variance analysis for IT area of responsibility.
- Supporting the ongoing development of the SAP system and various initiatives, specifically in relation to issues affecting area of responsibility. Assisting with SAP set up for new country entries as required
- Ad-hoc duties as requested by the Support Services Accounting - Team Lead.

To be considered for this position you should be able to demonstrate:
- Finance degree or equivalent.
- Accountancy qualification or part-qualified (ACCA or CIMA) is preferable.
- Considerable accounting background in the oil industry is essential (experience of Inventory accounting is preferable).
- Ability to plan and prioritise in order to meet tight, sometimes conflicting deadlines.
- Ability to perform a critical review of financial information

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.