Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Accounting
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Our Client is looking for a Senior JV Accountant on a 6 month contract (PAYE only). Based in London, UK.  Starting ASAP.

Key responsibilities cover the following areas:
•    Timely and accurate input of all payables and receivables data into the accounting system SAP.
•    Process all accounts payable transactions in accordance with Client, Joint Venture and Fiscal policies and procedures ensuring that they comply with contractual obligations. 
•    Process all incoming billing statements, cash calls and funding requests.
•    Issue all hydrocarbon and tariff invoices.
•    Posting of Liverpool Bay - Tailwind opex share invoices and finance fee, PCO for operated JVs.
•    Timely invoicing to Group companies and third parties to achieve maximum cash flow benefit.
•    Credit control function.
•    Reconcile intercompany balances in accordance with reporting deadlines.
•    To provide support to others within team and within other Finance sections as required.
•    To perform ad hoc duties within your capabilities as may be required from time to time.

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
•    To verify that invoices issued and received comply with Client contract terms and conditions.
•    To process intercompany, third party invoices, expense claims and Joint Venture billings for payment, ensuring that they comply with Client contract terms and conditions and that the costs are correctly coded into the Accounting system.
•    Posting of Liverpool Bay - Tailwind opex share invoices and finance fee, PCO for operated JVs.
•    To communicate with suppliers, joint venture operators and customers in order to resolve invoice disputes and general queries.
•    To liaise with Technical departments and Procurement, in order to resolve invoice disputes and general queries.
•    Issue all hydrocarbon and tariff invoices, including accruals and review monthly reconciliation for the Budget & Control section.
•    Issue of invoice to other Group Companies and Third Parties.
•    Reconcile Client intercompany revenues, costs and balances (original currency and sterling equivalent) and Branch/Head Office Balances.
•    Perform credit control activities and action as necessary.
•    To respond to queries and information requests from Client UK departments, suppliers and external and internal auditors.
•    To provide support to others within team and within other Finance sections as required.
•    To ensure adherence to the Company's Health, Safety & Environment policies, procedures and standards.
•    To fully comply with Code of Ethics and Law 231 principles.
•    To fully comply with the HSE Critical roles should your position contain any HSE Critical tasks / duties.  Please refer to the UK HSE IMS C1-SYS-01 - HSE Critical Roles - accessible via the Intranet

Main Interfaces (relationships):
INTERNAL (company, no reporting line):
•    Works closely with the other Finance sections.
•    Liaison with Procurement, HR and Technical departments for collection of data. 

EXTERNAL (external):
•    Liaison with internal and external Auditors.
•    Interaction with suppliers and customers, Client Group, third parties and Joint Venture partners.

Education & Professional Qualifications:
•    Degree qualified in Accounting, Economics, Business Management or equivalent preferred.  
•    Part qualified or working towards qualification in one of the professional Accounting Bodies (e.g. CIMA or ACCA).

Required Experience and Technical Competencies (relevant experience and technical skills):
•    Knowledge of Excel and Word.  Knowledge of SAP.
•    Previous relevant experience in a similar role/position required.  Oil and Gas Industry experience preferable.

Behavioural Competencies:
•    Demonstrate Client Model of Excellence
o    Thought
o    Action
o    Relationship
o    Person

•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Ability to prioritise work and meet strict and changing priorities and deadlines.
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•    Flexible and proactive.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.