Industry leader in Ocean Bottom Seismic seeking Financial Controller




Magseis Fairfield is the global leading provider of ocean bottom seismic (OBS) technology and data acquisition projects. The company has a flexible business model with full scale node operations, as well as lease and sale models. The Marine Autonomous Seismic System 'MASS' nodes and the range of Z-nodes combined with handling systems and source technology enables market leading deployment speed and highly cost-efficient acquisition of data with exceptional quality.

The Company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and has offices in US, Sweden, UK, Brazil and Singapore.

Magseis Fairfield is looking to recruit a skilled and motivated Financial Controller.
As a Financial Controller you will have an important role and a unique opportunity to set your footprint in developing controlling activities, forecast and budgeting through close cooperation with the Operations and the efficient use of the new ERP-system. The Group has recently implemented Oracle ERP system (Cloud) and the Financial Controller will be an important contributor to process development and continuously improving efficiency within the accounting/controlling department. You will report to the Financial Reporting Manager.

Key responsibilities: 

  • perform analysis of projects, both internal and external, cost and performance, including preparation of internal and external reporting
  • participate in budgeting and forecasting processes
  • follow up of overhead costs against budget/forecast
  • follow up of fixed assets and inventory against budget/forecast
  • provide financial analyses as needed
  • other ad hoc tasks and projects

Desired background and qualifications:  

  • College or University degree in Accounting, Business or other Finance related subject
  • 2-4 years’ experience from relevant position
  • good understanding of accounting
  • interest in IT and system development to improve finance processes and reporting
  • fluent in English, both written and verbal

Desired personal skills:

  • systematic and organized
  • self-driven, independent and resourceful
  • flexible and motivated by working towards continuous improvement
  • customer driven, i.e. understand the needs of end user, including internal customers
  • positive and team-oriented mindset
  • high degree of communications skills, allowing holder to communicate with both senior professionals and non-finance professionals

We offer:

  • a unique opportunity to help shape the controlling function for the future
  • an interesting and developing position, both professionally and personally
  • highly motivated and skilled co-workers
  • competitive terms and conditions
  • nice offices along the seafront just outside Oslo, 5 minute walk from the train/bus station at Lysaker

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