Sentinel Marine


Management Accountant

Based in Aberdeen Full Time Permanent position

Due to continued fleet expansion, we have an opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our Aberdeen office. The main responsibility of the Management Accountant will be to assist the Finance Manager with monthly management accounts and operational reporting.

We’re looking for a detail-oriented individual who is comfortable forming strong relationships with the operational teams whilst managing the demands of a fast-paced finance team. To succeed in this role, you will take pride in producing high quality work within deadlines set and, once up to date in the role, are able to confidently exercise your own judgement.

Responsible for:

  • Posting of sales invoices to financial system
  • Monitoring and weekly reporting of Aged Receivables to the Operations Manager
  • Correctness of transactions in the financial system
    • Calculating and posting accruals and prepayments
    • Maintaining full ledger of one or more subsidiaries
    • Reviewing VAT treatment of all financial transactions
  • In depth review of operational expenditure for assigned vessels and liaising with vessel superintendents on ship performance
  • Preparation of data for cash flow reporting
  • Attendance and participation in the monthly OPEX reviews with the technical and operational management
  • Continuously looking for improvements in the management of the general ledger, month end close and financial reporting processes
  • Reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts
  • Monthly bank reconciliations and Target Bank Balance Report

Assists with

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register
  • Managing Xero to ensure all transactional data is processed daily and that the month end cut off deadline is achieved
  • Analysing accounting data – OPEX, revenue and fuel costs
  • Supports and facilitates preparing payments to suppliers
  • Managing intercompany balances, reconciling and matching with group counterparts
  • Revenue reconciliation
  • Year end audit
  • Ensuring the Monthly VAT returns are submitted with the prescribed deadlines
  • Recently qualified/studying for a professional qualification
  • Adept at using Excel daily (Pivot tables & Lookups at minimum)
  • 2+ years of experience in a varied finance role
  • Able to solve problems without seeking guidance and supervision

Key skills and Experience:

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