Accountant - Shipping Company

Posted 7 March by Page Personnel Finance

The organisation is growing rapidly and is therefore looking for a 3 month contractor to help out with the increasing workload. The role will focus on consolidations, monthly performance reports and maintaining accounting records.

Client Details

The company is a subsidiary and consists of 3 other companies within the group. Two entities form a traditional ship management structure with a growing fleet and then other is a new structure that creates auditing systems for the monitoring of external managers and service providers.

The company is based near Oxford Street, a short walk from Marble Arch. You will be reporting directly into the Group Chief Accountant/Head of Technical.


  • Preparation of monthly performance reports;
  • Liaising with the technical and commercial teams to provide explanations and analysis on unexpected variances;
  • Responsible for maintaining accounting records for all of the local service and holding companies within the group;
  • Preparing the sub-group consolidation, including processing consolidation journals;
  • Working closely with the accountant in India and Group Finance for group reporting purposes; and
  • Ad hoc projects and other tasks as advised by the head of technical.


  • Strong Excel and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrates willingness to take ownership and accountability;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with good written and oral communication
  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines
  • Good organisation skills, systematic and process driven

Job Offer

The role as an Accountant is for 3 months to start immediately. The role will pay between £15-£17 per hour dependent on experience.

If you have the experience listed above please apply now.

Reference: 34632775

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