Asset Accountant

Hutcheon Mearns have been engaged by our E&P client to source an Asset Accountant on a maternity cover contract (initial 12 months). This role will be based in Aberdeen City Centre on a hybrid basis with flexible working hours and a competitive day rate. You will support the Lead Asset Accountant, providing day-to-day finance function support for all JV Asset financial matters.

The Opportunity 

  • Support the Lead Asset Accountant with monthly accounting for asset matters per the month end timetable
  • Prepare and issue joint venture billings, ensuring compliance with joint operating agreements
  • Participate in year-end statutory audit by providing information as required
  • Monthly reporting of actuals and in year forecast for all assets, including income statement, capex, and abandonment expenditure
  • Attend and participate in operator committee meetings and FinComs on behalf of company
  • Provide support for joint venture audits as operator and participate on behalf of company for non-operated assets
  • Ensure compliance with the AFE process including maintenance of AFE register and ensuring adherence to delegation of authority
  • Provide other business support as required including satisfying all JOA finance requirements
  • Provide assistance for all transition matters in relation to asset acquisitions including integration of asset into all reporting and handover of data from seller
  • Provide assistance for any systems implementations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for all assigned balances

Background and Experience

  • Previous experience of joint venture accounting in an E&P company
  • Qualified accountant, either by professional body or by experience at an equivalent level
  • Experience of SAP S4 an advantage
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Motivated, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, growing company

Flexibility and Benefits

  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid working
  • Competitive day rate

Next Steps

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career or feel a change of environment or sector is your next path, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you! To apply please send a full CV. For a confidential discussion or more information, please reach out to Morgan McPherson at Hutcheon Mearns on 07568 226388. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.