Company: Peterson
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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We currently have a vacancy for a temporary Accounts Supervisor based at Nautilus House to cover a maternity period and support the SSC Team Leader. The Accounts Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of three staff members covering 8020 UK operations and 8020 Houston, overseeing and supporting 80:20 transactional processes including purchase ledger, supplier payments, sales ledger, credit control, intercompany. They are required to investigate supplier and customer queries and to effectively resolve these through appropriate delegation to Accounts Assistants.

Duties will include organising workloads to ensure adequate cover is in place at all times and deadlines are met. This will also be a hands on position as it is a small team, therefore transactional experience of ledgers, bank reconciliations and credit control would be required.

Candidates should have excellent leadership, communication and organisation skills and be able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines. This position would suit someone who has worked in a Finance role with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Sage and ERP systems.

Core Competencies
•Communication - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be able to build strong working relationships with all levels and be able to influencing and collaborating with others the ease.
•Customer Focus - A commitment to providing a good customer service.
•Personal Integrity - Builds trust and respect and maintains standards of honesty and integrity.
•Team Working - Ability to work within a team and on own initiative.
•Reliability - Takes responsibility for personal performance.
•Results Orientation - Striving to improve or meet a standard of excellence
•Commitment to Safety - Takes responsibility for both their own safety and that of their colleagues

Specific requirement Competencies
•Leadership - Inspiring and guiding groups and people. Utilises appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding individuals or groups towards achievement of a task. Ability to articulate and arouse enthusiasm for a shared vision and mission; step forward to lead as needed regardless of position or status; guide the performance of others while holding them accountable; leads by example.

•Planning and Organising - The ability to establish an appropriate course of action for self and others to accomplish a goal. Keep track of matters requiring attention; develop operating plans to introduce changes in working practises; priorities tasks; delegate effectively.

Job Type: Full-time

Peterson offers safe, reliable and value added risk management and logistics solutions to the energy, shipping and agricultural industry globally from strategic locations. Additionally, we offer specialist activities including inspection and certification of a broad range of products. Founded in 1920, Peterson is non-stock listed and family-owned. Together with sister company Control Union we operate in over 70 countries worldwide.


Peterson operates across many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals and from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass, together we are One Peterson. We offer three core activities, namely quality assurance, integrated logistics and related activities. Related activities include recruitment, procurement, project and consultancy services.