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Senior Reporting Accountant

Aberdeen, ABE, GB, AB23 8EU

Job ID:  60620

Senior Reporting Accountant 

Location: Aberdeen 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


The Senior Statutory Reporting Accountant plays a key role in ensuring accurate, timely reporting for management and meeting strict deadlines throughout the financial year. The role is primarily responsible for the legal entity and consolidated statutory reporting of Bilfinger’s UK Regions entities located in the UK and Denmark. This role requires a great level of attention to detail and understanding of the general accepted accounting policies across all relevant jurisdictions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare statutory financial statements complying with appropriate reporting GAAP
  • Ensure all statutory legal entity documentation is completed and filed appropriately
  • Review monthly/quarterly local and group reports & presentations: consolidated and individual income statements; cash flow and balance sheets on month and YTD basis; and analysis of performance vs forecasts and budgets
  • Monitor and track variances between group/segmental and legal entity reporting
  • Review significant variances and accounting movements ensuring complete and accurate statutory results
  • Reconcile and liaise with tax department regarding disclosures
  • Carry out audit and financial reporting in all jurisdictions
  • Prepare and review analysis/reports for internal control requirements
  • Liaise with internal and external organisations as required including:

               -  external auditors to ensure audits are progressing as efficiently as possible (delegating where applicable);

               -  local accounting teams to understand significant transactions and to provide input into the preparation of audit information and analysis;

               -  and other group and local functional teams, such as Tax, AP, GL, Fixed Assets, Legal, Commercial etc. to ensure that the statutory legal entity position is properly reflected in the accounting systems

  • Prepare complex analyses and / or reconciliations, as required
  • Develop, oversee and manage ad hoc projects, as required
  • May perform other duties/ad-hoc projects as assigned


Qualifications & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • An Accounting degree and professional accounting qualification (i.e. CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Experience with UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Be proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Be detail-oriented, organised, and focused on quality
  • Ability to work using own initiative and to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to effectively manage own workload, and work within given timescales (both internal and external), to meet monthly deadlines and goals as well as managing several time-sensitive activities simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to interact with internal staff at all levels of the business
  • Adaptability and problem solving capability
  • Ability to identify and help drive process improvement initiatives

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


General Management | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Professional | Finance & Controlling - Accounting  

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