Company: Peterson
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant to join our Finance Team, within the Peterson Offshore Group. Reporting to the Finance Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial information and analysis to Managers of their allocated business units/companies.

The role will be responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts, journals and reconciliations. The role will also monitor the financial performance of the business unit and identify areas for improvement, participate in the preparation of tenders, forecasting and budgets. The role could also include ownership of the cashflow forecast, timely completion of VAT returns, P11Ds and maintenance of the fixed asset register along with other allocated finance tasks.

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent planning, co-ordination and organisational skills. They will be required to work on their own initiative and have well developed communication and interpersonal skills to enable them to present information to Managers and Directors.

This is a demanding role and candidates should ideally possess a CA/CIMA/ACCA qualification and have gained the relevant experience.

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

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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.