Statutory Accountant

Posted on: 31/10/2018
Ref: VAC-16932
  • Start Date: 03/12/2018
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Aberdeen
    Blueprint Recruitment
  • Industry: Commercial Office/Administration
  • Discipline: Accountant
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

We are currently working with a multi-national Oil and Gas Client who are looking to add a Statutory Accountant to their team in the Portlethen area of Aberdeen.

This is a permanent position with opportunities within the organisation to progress career to the next level.

The Role
As a UK Statutory Accountant you will be part of a busy Statutory Reporting Team, working closely with external auditors and playing key role in the delivery of an effective and efficient external audit of the UK group.

You will be responsible for the preparation and review of the statutory accounts and delivery of all aspects of financial accounting for a large number of legal entities.

As the UK Statutory Accountant you will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
oOversee the audit function for a number of entities
oPreparation and approval of audit packs prior to audit
oPreparation of statutory accounts and necessary disclosures in line with requirements of FRS 102
oManage the statutory reporting requirements for dormant entities
oAssist with the comprehensive due diligence exercise into dissolution of dormant entities
oManage the company secretarial reporting and filings for all UK legal entities
oComplete business survey questionnaires issued by Office of National Statistics
oAssist in the development of audit packs
oConstantly review systems and procedures for statutory reporting
oPrepare any ad-hoc reporting as required by the UK Statutory Reporting Manager


To be considered for the position of UK Statutory Accountant you must have the following skills and experience:

” Qualified accountant (ICAS/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent
” Previous experience of producing statutory accounts
” Excellent understanding and knowledge of new UK GAAP (FRS 102)
” Experience of interpreting and applying accounting and regulatory guidance
” Strong track record in improving financial reporting processes, including effective use of technology
” Profound knowledge of UK and US GAAP
” Excellent analytical and numerical skills
” Caseware knowledge


The UK Statutory Account Role comes with a competitive salary and benefits. This is a permanent position with a 40 hour week. As well as a basic salary you will also have access to company benefits, company bonuses and various staff incentives.

To apply for the position of UK Statutory Accountant please get in touch with Robert at Blueprint.
Give Robert a call on 01592 631644 or email to discuss the position in more detail.

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