Financial Accountant

Hutcheon Mearns have been engaged by our oil services client to source a Financial Accountant on a full time, staff basis. This role will be based in Westhill with flexible hours and an excellent working environment. Our client is offering a competitive salary and the opportunity to progress your career in an established business.

The Opportunity 

  • Assist in monitoring and management of daily cash balances providing key forecast information to the FC for efficient Treasury management
  • Assist in preparing the monthly cashflow update and cash analysis
  • Monthly cash actual analysis
  • Work and support the FC on cash management
  • Assist SFA in statutory reporting for all established legal entities and branches
  • Participate in the annual audits and assist with overall compilation of audit schedules and with audit queries
  • Assist with the timely preparation and issue of Management and intercompany charges
  • Assist with monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with preparing the VAT/sales tax returns within prescribed deadlines and US franchise tax management
  • Support SFA with tax returns for all legal entities
  • Assistance with preparation of R&D claims
  • Support with the maintenance of inventory held in multiple locations and entities
  • Assist in preparing inventory and cycle count analysis

Background and Experience

  • Part Qualified, Qualified or QBE
  • Practice or industry experience
  • Previous statutory accounting experience essential
  • Up to date knowledge of current financial law, accounting principles and basic internal controls
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently and make decisions in an international finance role
  • Good knowledge of Epicor, SAP or equivalent accounting package
  • Ability to plan, control and take responsibility for own work and related decisions
  • Problem solving approach and a ‘get it right first time’ attitude
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, and good teamwork skills
  • Strong ability to perform well under pressure of a high and varied workload, tight deadlines and changing job priorities
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of the job role

Flexibility and Benefits

  • Flexi hours
  • Flexible working policy
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Study support (ICAS/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Excellent working environment
  • Career progression opportunities 

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.