Financial Accountant

Subsea 7

Vacancy information

We are looking for a fantastic Financial Reporting Accountant to join our Finance Resource Centre (FRC) team at our Westhill, Aberdeen office on a full-time, staff basis.


What will you be doing?

This position offers a challenging role in a dynamic and supportive team where you will be responsible for the financial reporting for a specific region.  You will generate financial reports and financial statements for key stakeholders. There will be many opportunities to learn and develop with the support and collaboration of the team around you.


Statutory Accounts

  • Preparation of annual statutory financial statements and management accounts when required.
  • Provide explanations and information to external auditors related to the Group financial statements and entity statutory financial statements.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards, applicable local accounting standards, local legislation and group accounting policies.
  • Support the Internal Audit process, providing explanations and information as required.

Financial Controls

  • Compliance with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements, ensuring financial controls are addressed within deadlines set.
  • Preparation of reconciliations and analysis with relevant and appropriate back up and critical analysis of the balances in significant entities.
  • Assist with the review of Associate Accountants’ work.


General Responsibilities

  • Identify areas of process improvements and propose potential solutions to establish best practice and process standardisation.
  • Champion standard ways of working with colleagues within the Subsea 7 finance community.
  • Coach Associate Accountants within the team.
  • Partner with the Subsea 7 finance community to resolve any financial reporting queries in a timely and effective manner.
  • Other ad hoc tasks and projects as required.


What experience would we like you to have?

Please note, if you don’t tick all the boxes below but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, please do consider applying. We would encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience.


  • Qualified or nearly qualified accountant with audits and accounts preparation experience (essential).
  • Experience of IFRS and FRS 101 statutory accounts preparation, financial controls and the audit process.
  • Self-motivated with a logical approach to problem solving.
  • Proven track record of good quality analysis and analytical review.
  • Experience within large multinational companies or large teams would be advantageous.


What do we offer?

  • Career development – with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development
  • Flexible working – lots of our people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it’s hybrid, part-time or flexitime working. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but let’s have a discussion to see how we can make it work.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave
  • A fantastic benefits package – which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more.


Who are we?

We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy.

At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage.

In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further.  Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development.

Start your journey with us today.


An environment where you can thrive

We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success.

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking.

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.


What happens next?

If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page.  

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Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.

Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

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