Company: Atlas Professionals
Skills: Accounting
Other Skills: College Degree/Diploma in Accounting and/or Finance (CA / ACCA / CPA / CIMA / CMA).
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: £Competitive
Location: Aberdeen, 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.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Our client is looking for an experienced Finance Controller to join their team on a permanent basis at their office based in Westhill, Aberdeen

The Financial Controller will be responsible for various financial tasks and analysis in relation to Profit centres and Legal entities. Apply the principles of accounting to prepare and analyse financial information for the assigned drilling rigs. Ensure compliance with the company's policies and procedures and related internal controls.


  • Understand Company's vision and apply the company values in all business activities.
  • Consolidated and analyse monthly Rig and Onshore Profit & Loss statements
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations for legal entities.
  • Prepare consolidated budgets / roll forward projections for the Company.
  • Review monthly financial results with all Corporate departments, with variance analysis
  • Ensure that assigned day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with established policies, objectives and budget.
  • Prepare Accounting Policies and Procedures
  • Review SOX controls are implemented across the Regions / Business Units
  • Prepare timely Financial Statements for specific legal entities
  • Complete statutory audit for the required legal entities
  • Maintain tracker for all statutory audit and tax filings (e.g. PIT, WHT, VAT, CIT, etc.) and ensure each location is filing accurately and on time
  • Liaise with external auditors and tax consultants
  • Review legal entity financial statements for accuracy and completeness
  • Ensure all inter-company agreements are in place
  • Maintain consolidated file for open lease commitments
  • Prepare any BOD reports
  • Prepare any ad hoc project reports
  • Be a Champion of "IFS", the ERP system and should be able to create reports from the system
  • Review Bid Approval Sheets (BAS) for prospective projects / customers
  • Review Global Accounts Receivable positions to check on any outliers
  • Review and classification of special items, authorisation for financial expenditures (AFEs). Create AFE reports by rig / profit centre and review them for correctness and completeness
  • Interact and liaise with a variety of departments (Contracts, supply chain, HR, Technical) within the organization as well as multiple levels of management.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy.
  • Determine priorities in the preparation of multiple projects on a timely basis.
  • Participate in any other assigned duties, responsibilities and special projects as directed by immediate superior or determined on own initiative.

Job requirements

  • The ideal candidate will hold a completed College Degree/Diploma in Accounting and/or Finance (CA / ACCA / CPA / CIMA / CMA).
  • They will have a wealth of financial experience, preferably experience within an offshore drilling related environment.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communications skills.
  • Please note, candidate must pass a drug screen and background checks.