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Group Financial Controller - Oil & Gas

Posted 8 February by Simpson Judge Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Planned growth has now supported the need for a Financial Controller to support and report directly to the CFO of a fantastic Oil & Gas business in London.

You'll definitely be a passionate technical finance professional who can see themselves working under the tutorship of an impressive CFO as you both personally and professionally develop.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, to lead the finance team and be responsible for all ongoing accounting and financial control matters including the preparation of management and statutory financial statements.


    Responsible for production on a timely basis of detailed Group monthly management accounts.

    ? Responsible for preparation of Group annual budget including subsidiary company budgets and project budgets; regular forecasts and other ad-hoc business plans.

    ? Responsible for preparation of statutory financial statements for all subsidiary companies and preparation of the consolidated financial statements for the Group.

    ? Responsible for the impact of changes in IFRS and all UK/Irish accounting standards, relevant legislation and taxation issues.

    ? Responsible for ensuring that joint-venture accounting throughout the Group for all operated joint-ventures is carried out correctly and that reporting deadlines for circulation of financial information to joint-venture partners are met.

    ? Liaising with the Group’s auditors.

    ? Liaising with joint venture partners.

    ? Responsible for joint venture audits and licence cost audits.


    ? Responsible for maintaining or upgrading accounting systems for each Group company and ensuring adequate internal controls are in place.

    ? Ensure that effective monitoring of internal controls is carried out on a regular basis.

    ? Ensure proper control in place over computer systems, including provision for security and disaster planning.


    ? Ensure that all corporate and payroll tax returns for Group companies are filed on a timely basis.

    ? Liaise where appropriate with external taxation advisers.

    ? Manage tax audits.


    ? Assist with the preparation of financial information for listing documents and presentations on an ad hoc basis, including drafting of Prospectuses and Circulars, preparing working capital forecasts and liaising with auditors.


    ? Manage the accounting department, ensuring the motivation and commitment of staff to the timely and proper performance of their duties.

    ? Assist with the proper recruitment, training and supervision of all accounting staff within the Group.

    ? Carry out such other financial or administrative duties which may be assigned by the Chief Financial Officer or the Chief Executive from time to time.

Standard soft skills will be essential, such as communication, team work, collaboration and a general passion for what you do. The more prominent areas of exposure will include excellent team management, proven ability to perform tasks under pressure and against tight deadlines, exceptional decision making and flexibility to get the job done whilst following the company policies and procedures.

You'll be a qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent), looking to step to a highly visible and responsible position. Preferably an ACA from a small practice would be ideal due to the hands on approach that is needed.

Required skills

  • Chartered Accountants
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Reporting
  • IFRS
  • Statutory Accounting

Reference: 34067728

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