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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’.


Subsea 7 are looking for an Associate Accountant to work within the Offshore Resources finance team, based out of our Aberdeen office.

The Offshore Resources team provides the equipment, vessels and people that power Subsea 7 projects worldwide. ​ Our team now includes Offshore Resources, Operations and part of i-Tech 7. Together we have a greater global presence onshore and offshore that strengthens our ability to enable Subsea 7 projects and offshore operations around the world.

The Offshore Resources Finance and Project Controls Department provides accounting, cost control, reporting and tax support to the other Offshore Resources Departments, to the Pipeline Group, and to the Regions in terms of Vessel accounting, forecasting, and reporting.

Role and Responsibilities

Key Offshore Resources Finance Activities

  • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts for vessels, construction pool equipment, ROVs, Pipeline Group, Offshore Crewing and Offshore Resources Overheads.
  • Calculation of vessel, equipment, ROV and offshore personnel White Book Rates.
  • Preparation of annual Offshore Resources related capital expenditure budgets and the subsequent cost control and forecasting of approved capital projects.
  • Tax planning, tax forecasting and financial accounting for the Offshore Resources legal entities.
  • Preparation of the monthly Offshore Resources Management Report.
  • Bid support to Sales and Marketing with respect to vessels, offshore personnel and equipment costs.

The Key principles under which Offshore Resources Finance operate

  • Offshore Resources Finance work with the Regional Finance Departments and the Corporate Finance Department to provide the most cost-effective accounting support solution to the business.
  • Offshore Resources Finance ensures that the Subsea 7 accounting policies and procedures are upheld within Offshore Resources. 


  • OR Finance Team
  • Skillpool Planners / Crewing Managers
  • Offshore HR, L&D, HR Systems, Payroll
  • External Vendors, Subsea 7 Finance Resource Centre
  • Projects & Operations teams



  • Educated to degree level in a relevant stream (Finance/Accounting/Business)
  • The candidate should ideally be a working on obtaining and accounting qualification
  • Relevant experience working within a similar environment
  • Proven track record of good quality accurate analysis and analytical review
  • Detailed working knowledge of SAP (or Equivalent) and underlying modules that impact the General Ledger
  • Experience of running reports and data extraction for input into excel models
  • Ability to work with Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • Experience in interfacing with various stakeholders as mentioned above
  • Working knowledge of Business Objects Financial Consolidation (BFC)


  • Able to demonstrate ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, builds and maintains strong internal/external business relationships at all levels.
  • Positive attitude and initiative, challenging the status quo with new ideas and improvements.
  • Pro-active and constructive communication with all stakeholders.
  • Good time management skills - ability to independently, plan and prioritise workloads to meet tight deadlines.

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.