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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 1000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. This sustainability is only possible through the development and diversity of our people, assets and technology and we are committed to the future in all these areas.  

The Finance Resource Centre (FRC) is a motivated, skilled and high performing organisation: A Finance Centre of Excellence.  The FRC currently has an opportunity for an Associate Accountant within the Financial Reporting department based within the Westhill, Aberdeen office. 



  • Preparation of statutory Financial Statements and quarterly management accounts for less complex entities and assistance with preparation for larger entities.
  • Liaise and supply external auditors information regarding year end group accounts and statutory Financial Statements.
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of International Accounting Standards, applicable local accounting standards, local legislation, reporting disclosures and group accounting policies to ensure they are applied and upheld.
  • Compliance with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements and ensuring financial controls objectives are met within deadlines set.
  • Communicate with managers to plan, monitor and advise on financial performance, explaining financial information to non-financial personnel.
  • Preparation of reconciliations and analysis with relevant and appropriate back up and critical analysis of the balances.
  • Identify process improvement (PI) opportunities.
  • Focus on high level of service provided to stakeholders.
  • Other ad hoc tasks and projects as required.




  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject.
  • Good quality accurate analysis and analytical review.
  • Can demonstrate good quality accurate analysis and analytical review.
  • Proficient in MS Excel.


  • Already pursuing and/or a willingness to pursue a recognised Professional Accountancy Qualification
  • Ability to understand SAP system, run reports and data extraction for input into excel models.
  • Relevant experience working within a similar environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Packages.
  • Ability to run reports and data extraction for input into excel models.
  • Knowledge of Business Objects Financial Consolidation (BFC).


  • Performance focus, first time right attitude, with good self-review skills (deliver quality products & services).
  • Able to demonstrate ability to work as part of a large team.
  • Positive attitude and initiative, challenging the status quo with new ideas and improvements.
  • Positive focus on customers and strives to improve, learn and utilise feedback.
  • Anticipates potential problems and works to overcome them.
  • Effective communicator with all stakeholders (e.g. Senior Management, Legal, Tax, and Technical Accounting Team).
  • Good time management skills - ability to independently, plan and prioritise workloads to meet tight deadlines.


  • Working closely with tax, legal and other finance teams globally
  • Auditors (Internal and External)
  • Group Reporting and Technical Accounting teams


Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce, offering excellent career opportunities, as well as providing a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment.