Company: Petro People
Skills: Accounting, Bookkeeper, Financial Analyst
Other Skills: Accounts Management, Budgeting, Finance, Accounts, Accounting, Accounts Assistant, Payroll, Commercial,
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: 38,000-42,000
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

An excellent opportunity has arisen with one of our most successful, high profile local clients. The role, reporting to the Financial Controller, calls for an Accountant with previous management accounting experience. 

Ideally suited to a Part Qualified candidate with preference given, but not essential, to individuals still studying. Duties include the preparation of monthly accounts, in addition to a host of wide and varied responsibilities. This role is at the heart of the business and requires a strong commercial awareness along with experience of managing staff. Must be confident and comfortable with a variety of computer systems.

This truly is a one-off opportunity to work with a market leader. First-class prospects.



Overall Purpose of Job:

To prepare monthly Management Accounts.

To prepare a commentary on variations from the Board approved budget.

To provide the line managers with financial information and analysis as required.

To assist in the financial control of the company.

To assist the Company Secretary in the completion of statutory reporting requirements.

Main Responsibilities/Description of Duties:

  • Prepare monthly accounts to Trial Balance stage including appropriate adjustments for, but not limited to, cut-off procedures for sales and purchase invoices, Fixed Assets and maintenance of a Fixed Assets Register, Stock reconciliation, Bad Debts provision, Prepayments, Accruals, Deferred Income, Payroll Journal and adjustments. [to be completed by the 23rd to 27th of each month]
  • Preparation of a file of monthly working papers to reconcile each entry in the Balance Sheet. [to be completed by the 23rd to 27th of each month]
  • Preparation and completion of monthly Management Accounts using report writing tools, for review by line manager. [to be completed prior to end of each month]
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports for line managers using various data extraction tools.
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT return for review by line manager.
  • To ASSIST the Accounts Assistant with the matching of Purchase Invoices with the EPOS system Goods Received system and process them on a weekly basis.
  • To prepare a reconciliation of the stock and underlying stock records to the nominal ledger.
  • Liaising with retail manager regarding stock-takes and the update of the stock records.
  • Prepare and file the monthly payroll expenses spreadsheet via our payroll bureau's online site in accordance with the payroll calendar.
  • Maintain spreadsheets of hospitality income costs, reconciling to the nominal ledger on a monthly basis. [Completed by the 10th to 14th of each month]
  • To ASSIST in the basic input of Sales and Purchase invoices according to the workload of the Accounts office/ cover for holidays.
  • To ASSIST in the preparation of management accounts.

Person Specification: Experience/Qualifications/Training/Personal Qualities


  • Recognised accounts qualification
  • Computer literate
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with the minimum of supervision


  • Experience in managing staff




Bringing over 60 years of experience to the market, Petro People provide both tailored Recruitment Services and Upstream & Downstream Project Engineering & Management Solutions to the Oil & Energy Sector.





Petro People provide a tailored Recruitment Service to our clients globally and have amassed over 60 years of experience working exclusively in the Oil & Energy industry.


Using our 7 Stage Collaborative Model, we are perfectly positioned to support you in both permanent and contract positions onshore or offshore.



Based in the Oil & Gas capital of Europe, Petro People provide a full Turnkey Project Engineering & Management Service to our global Upstream & Downstream clients.


Whether we provide a full Project Management Team or a single discipline engineer, our experienced personnel form a crucial part of our clients operation and together they ensure that projects are delivered safely, on time, within budget and fully achieve the intended requirements.



Project Management including Support & Planning

Project Teams & Personnel

Brownfield and Greenfield FEED & Engineering Services

Construction & Pre-fabrication

Commissioning & Decommissioning

Logistics & Mobilisation

Recruitment & Payroll Solutions




Offshore Drilling services

SPS & UWILD Projects

Upgrade, Repair & Modification Projects

Stacking & Reactivation




Petrochemical / Refinery Project Personnel

Plant Upgrade / Repair or Modification projects

Commissioning & Decommissioning Services

FEED & Engineering Services

Cost Control


Please visit our website for more information on our Recruitment or Project Services.


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