Corporate Assistant Accountant

Ref: TBR-1151

Contractor only
Finance, Accounting & Treasury
Aberdeen, UK

TAQA have a vacancy for Corporate Assistant Accountant to join the team on a contract basis for a duration of 12 months.

Why work for TAQA?

TAQA is committed to helping its employees and contractors work more flexibly to suit both their own and the Company's needs.

Compressed Working Week (CWW)

TAQA offers onshore employees and contractors a Compressed Working Week (CWW) in order to help achieve a healthy work-life balance. The CWW is an arrangement where employees and contractors work a standard two-week work period (10 days) over a compressed period of 9 working days i.e. employees contracted to work 37.5 hours per week will work 75 hours over 9 days (instead of 10 days). The 10th day in the second week of the CWW period is known as 'Flex Friday', a non-working day.

Agile Working

All employees and contractors at TAQA have the opportunity to participate in Agile Working. Agile Working means individuals can find an optimum balance between home/office working and flexibility on when and where contracted hours are worked. The aim is to deliver business results, whilst supporting a work/life balance and promoting a positive culture that supports engagement and retention. Individuals can establish their own working pattern with their line manager to accommodate business requirements and personal preferences within an agreed framework. Flexible Working TAQA is open to receiving applications from candidates that work variable hours. If this is important to you, we encourage you to talk to us to see if we can make it work for both you and the business.


Support the Corporate Accounting team by assisting across a range of aspects of corporate reporting and statutory compliance for the Company.



  • Update daily and monthly trackers with key information such as production volumes, prices, payment quantities, hydrocarbon lifts etc.
  • Finance focal point for revenue accounting - responsible for all hydrocarbon sale billings, including raising invoices & checking payments, preparation of revenue accruals, PQ monitor updates, liaising with key Commercial contacts regarding sales agreements, etc
  • Responsible for all intercompany activities such as billings, processing journals, liaising with other subsidiaries, quarterly intercompany confirmations, settlements etc.
  • Responsible for preparing and posting a number of key monthly corporate journal entries
  • Assist with monthly reporting cycle – preparation of various monthly reporting packs for review and presentation to local senior finance team and ultimately submission to Group
  • Assist with preparation of PRT1/2 workbooks required for semi-annual tax returns
  • Responsible for a number of Corporate monthly & quarterly balance sheet reconciliations and collation of overall reconciliation issues list for Finance
  • Run various corporate reports to ensure suite of data is available each month
  • Monitor and maintain the shared mailbox • Assist with clearing out of Logistics suspense account on a monthly basis
  • Key contact with external auditors facilitating their quarterly & statutory audit reviews • Other ad hoc tasks as required


  • As required support the Planning team in co-ordinating and preparing quarterly business plan updates. Interaction with the wider business including Commercial, Wells, Subsurface, Engineering, Decommissioning and Operations teams



  • National 5 qualification or equivalent in Mathematics


  • Educated to University degree level or equivalent in finance/accountancy or related subject



  • A sound understanding of accounting
  • Confidence and ability to interrogate TAQA accounting systems in order to carry out key responsibilities
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and to achieve a high level of professional and personal credibility
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good team player and ability to work individually


  • Oracle experience


  • Enthusiastic approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Good planning and organisational skills



  • Finance Department management and Finance team members
  • Key contacts across functional departments


  • External auditors
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