Revenue Accountant


Our client are the largest London-listed independent oil and gas company, with a diversified UK asset base and an attractive global footprint. Their purpose is to play a significant role in meeting the world’s energy needs through the safe, efficient and responsible production of hydrocarbons while creating value for our stakeholders in accordance with key global standards and strong corporate governance.

Purpose of Role:

Deliver accurate and timely production, revenue and inventory information.


Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence:

  • Provide high quality management information
  • Deliver high quality and timely financial and management reporting
  • Encourage the development of reporting systems driving automation wherever possible
  • Support business strategy and deliver objectives, performance and growth
  • Support external audit process
  • Work closely with other functions to ensure effective relationships and business delivery

Direct Revenue & Production Support

  • Ensure complete and accurate accounting and reporting to company’s hydrocarbon revenue, stocks and over/underlift across all operated and non-operated assets
  • Ensure all invoices prepared and issued correctly and timely to ensure timely recovery of cash
  • Confirm self-bill invoices consistent with expectations and recorded in Finance System
  • Ensure account reconciliations and variance analysis provide appropriate control environment and reporting to management
  • Manage and prepare monthly accounting and reporting ensuring adherence to accounting policies, best practice and recommended industry accounting practice
  • Ensure continual improvement and enhancement of the accounting and reporting processes
  • Assist in the development of the business intelligence reporting systems driving automation wherever possible
  • Deliver weekly cash forecast to Treasury on receipts
  • Support Tax on preparation of PRT returns
  • Input to annual budget and plan process with the business and functions
  • Ensure good relationship with external stakeholders

Other Activities

  • Support company initiatives/projects, as required
  • Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager

Critical Skills, Qualifications, Experience etc:

  • Degree qualified and with recognised accounting qualification ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Very good experience of revenue and production accounting and reporting within upstream oil and gas industry is essential
  • UK North Sea experience required
  • Excellent accountant with proven track record
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience of Financial Systems
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and adept at interacting with individuals at all levels in the organisation
  • Focus on service delivery to business and functions
  • Flexible and responsive to stakeholder requirements and changing environment
  • Ability to deliver high quality work by deadlines and work effectively under time pressure
  • Ability to work on own initiative, proactively drive change, take responsibility and manage tasks through to completion
  • Open, honest and reliable
  • Awareness of company HSEQ Policies and Business Management System (BMS)
  • Awareness of company Values & Business Principles