« Home


General Ledger Accountant Full Time

at Fugro Aberdeen in Aberdeen (Published at 08-12-2020)

Job Description

The Role:

We are seeking a General Ledger Accountant to join Fugro in Aberdeen, working within the busy Finance Shared Service Centre, reporting directly to the Finance Shared Service Operations Manager.

Having overall responsibility for the accounting and reporting activities of the company, you will play a fundamental role in the management of the general ledger, and the month end close and financial reporting processes.

This job is for you if:

  • You thrive on delivering high quality work whilst achieving deadlines.

  • You have an analytical mind and are adept at interpreting financial information.

  • You are innovative and enjoy working on improvement projects.

Who you?ll be working with:

Day to day you will be working closely with the General Ledger Accountants, Finance Shared Service Operations Manager and wider Finance Shared Service Centre to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and to required deadlines. You will regularly support the Business Controller, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams, Tax and other Fugro entities when required.

Here?s what a typical day would look like:

  • Preparing the general ledger (including monthly reconciliations) of one or more entities.

  • Driving and executing the Month End Close process.

  • Preparing financial reporting to Fugro Group and external parties.

  • Managing the Fixed Assets register.

  • Acting as key point of contact for the Business Controller, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable accountants, Group Controlling, Tax Accountant and external auditors.

  • Continuously looking for improvements and driving changes in the management of the general ledger and the Month End Close and Financial Reporting processes.

Who we?re looking for:


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance and Accounting or equivalent.

  • 5 + years working in a similar role.

  • Competent in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly proficient in Excel and the use of pivot tables.

  • Analytical, organised and good attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task and deliver high quality work to strict deadlines.

  • Proficient knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP.


  • Qualified Accountant ? CIMA, ACCA or CA.

  • Experience of Microsoft Navision and PSO.

  • Experience in preparation of Statutory accounts.

What we?ll offer you:

Benefits for this role include a competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package.

About us:

Fugro are the world?s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. We provide the technical data and information required to design, construct and maintain large structures and infrastructure in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Working around the globe, predominantly in energy and infrastructure markets, we employ approximately 9,500 employees in around 65 countries.

We offer:

As the world?s largest integrator of geotechnical, survey, subsea and geosciences services, we offer talented individuals almost unlimited growth potential.

As a Fugro employee, you will get to work with talented people on a global scale who contribute as a team to our corporate strategy. Additionally, you will have access to ongoing training and development which will sharpen your skills and broaden your knowledge and abilities.

This combination of experience, ongoing training and development, and working with great people will allow you to grow your career and explore new opportunities with Fugro around the globe.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our ?apply? button and upload your CV and cover letter.


Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated .

Recent jobs at Fugro

Viewed: 375 times
« Go back to category
Is this job ad fake? Report it!   
Recommend to a friend
« Home