Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Accounting
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Duties & Responsibilities


Responsible for performance of the general accounting functions/tasks for assigned area of responsibility, ensuring accurate and timely delivery of financial statements and reporting. Support in ensuring effective and accurate indirect budgetary controls, management accounting and functional department reporting. Responsible for timely completion of statutory audits and compliance with all accounting and tax regulations as appropriate for each reporting location.

  • Set up and monitor accounting KPIs
  • Ensure accurate financial statements in compliance with company guidelines and official requirements
  • Compile and analyze financial information to ensure completeness, accuracy, valuation, and presentation of all accounts by way of intercompany analysis, accruals, reconciliations & disclosures
  • Review balance sheet in accordance with company guidelines and identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances
  • Ensure entries are accurate and in compliance with company guidelines and applicable accounting standards
  • Responsible for preparing monthly internal and external reporting (including local government requirements, if applicable)
  • Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices.
  • Assist the finance director in quarterly and year-end financial and SOX audit activities, including narratives and risk matrix review
  • Work with internal and external auditors to ensure correct and timely closing and reporting at year-end
  • Help drive implementation of financial standards in the organization
  • Assess current practices and procedures, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Support Impairment analysis
  • Provide recommendations to functional leadership
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, capital, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial positions for other managers.
  • Monitor financial transactions to ensure proper handling of information and approve transactions within designated limits.
  • Analyze and resolve complex or difficult problems and escalate appropriately to management.
  • Responsible for indirect tax reporting requirements, and provide support to CIT filings
  • Provide regular training and support for team members.
  • Manage one or multiple GL business units to ensure timely completion of their tax filings and statutory audits
  • Continuing professional development with upcoming convergence or US GAAP/IFRS standards.
  • Assist Finance Regional Lead with the preparation of financial reports for management or regulatory bodies

  • Other duties as assigned inclusive of responsibilities outlined in the RASCI model related to your area of work.
  • Travel to sites to understand the work being done as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position has direct supervisory responsibilities.

Reporting Relationship
  • This position will report to the Finance Director



  • Qualified Accountant with extensive work experience in accounting
  • Professional qualification like CA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA
  • Good understanding of US GAAP, local GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience with SOX audits
  • Experience leading and mentoring a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Audit experience from Big4 is preferred
  • Working knowledge of current ERP system (PeopleSoft)
  • International experience is a plus
  • Previous supervisory experience in Finance and Accounting department.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
  • A collaborative working style and ability to work across multiple geographies and with a distributed workforce
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Systematic, organized, flexible and capable of driving change

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows:
  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Work surface is stable (flat)

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.



  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.