Accounts Assistant

Negotiable
25 March 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION


Acting as a key member of a Finance team in a growing upstream energy company with exciting development potential, contributing to the daily operational finance support and administration of the Group. Supporting the Financial Management Accountant on a day-to-day basis in which key responsibilities will include the timely processing, posting and monitoring of all payments and receivables across a number of Group companies, as well as organising and maintaining general ledgers.

Responsibilities

* Timely and accurate processing and posting of purchase invoicing and payments

* Resolving other ad-hoc queries with both internal/external contacts

* Assisting with monthly bank, credit cards, petty cash and loan accounts reconciliations

* Maintaining the accounting ledgers integrity and perform reconciliations and allocate balances where required

* Assist in the preparation of month-end balance sheet reconciliations

* Assist in the preparation of the Groups VAT returns

* Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts and year-end / half-year statutory financial statements

* Assist in preparing monthly accruals, pre-payments schedules

* Assist in the submission and processing of monthly employee expenses

* Other administration and filing tasks Provision of further ad-hoc tasks:

* Special Finance projects when arising - e.g. financial systems upgrade

* Assisting with the monthly Joint Venture ("JV") billings process

* Monitoring of JV balances and resolving queries

* Aiding and developing financial analysis for management R

Requirements

* At least 1 years' experience within a recent accounting related role. Energy sector preferred, but not essential

* Quick learner, with confidence to work independently, but also ask questions where needed

* Motivated with a positive 'can do' attitude

* Good organisational skills

* Professional approach and high level of discretion

* Team player, willing to learn and get involved with a wide range of tasks in this growing company

* Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions

* Experience of SunSystems or another accounting package is desirable, but not essential as full training will be given

* IT literate, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft office programs, especially Excel.

ABOUT PETROPLAN

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