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Aberdeen - Westhill
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Vacancy information

At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’.

The Vessel Fleet Accountant will be responsible for the timely and accurate provision of all financial information including forecasts and budgets for the vessels assigned to them.

The role will provide daily support to the Fleet Managers and Vessel Superintendents in relation to fleet / vessel finances.  This is a diverse and challenging role which will provide the successful candidate with excellent experience and exposure to vessel accounting.   

Applicants should have established role relative experience to immediately contribute to existing activities.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of detailed monthly management accounts for vessels assigned.
  • Fleet reporting for vessels within their fleet.
  • Review of management results prepared by other Vessel Accountants.
  • Preparation of monthly analytical review for assigned vessels, including but not limited to:
    • Variance analysis for vessels within fleet;
    • Identify and highlight areas of concern where costs are not as expected to operational management and regional finance teams;
    • Upload and review forecast results prior to reporting to the regions;
    • Identify sensitivities to the regional teams;
  • Preparation of Annual Budgets and input to 5 Year Plan.
  • Assist in the preparation of the forecast vessel utilisation for monthly reporting and budgets.
  • Capex reporting for vessel related capex and dockings.
  • Cash flow analysis for the vessels.
  • Ad hoc tasks relating to their vessel fleet.



  • Degree level education and/or qualified by experience in similar role.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP, Excel and other Microsoft products.


  • Exposure to BFC.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, accustomed to report writing.
  • Builds and maintains strong business relationships at all levels of the business and with third party providers (e.g. Auditors).
  • Collaborative team worker who also demonstrates initiative and ownership.
  • Pro-active and solutions-based, questions and will challenge the status quo.
  • Excellent analytical skills, and an ability to work with detail and high accuracy.
  • Strong planning and organising skills, accustomed to meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the evolving needs of a 24/7 global business.


Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as well providing a wide range benefits and a flexible working environment.