BW Offshore

BW Offshore is looking for an experienced and quality-conscious Accountant

Senior Accountant

BW Offshore builds on four decades of offshore operations and project execution to create tailored offshore energy solutions for evolving global markets. We are currently constructing and preparing operation of a major gas FPSO in North-Western Australia. Further, we have also invested in, and listed a French floating wind company, BW Ideol. BW Offshore is adapting to a rapidly changing world, capturing opportunities that arise in the ongoing global energy transition.

The Senior Accountant’s main function is to be the accounting responsible from A-Z for the Group’s ultimate holding company, three Norwegian legal entities and one Cypriot entity. We are seeking a person that can work independently, who has strong knowledge of the Norwegian VAT rules and accounting principles. Some IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) knowledge is considered an advantage.

The position is part of a finance team in Oslo and work closely with the accounting teams globally. The right candidate is quality-conscious and has a keen eye for details, as well as excellent prioritizing skills.

The position will be located in Oslo and report to the Regional Financial Controller.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Overall accounting responsibility for all entities assigned
  • General accounting in accordance with applicable laws and accounting standards
  • Ensure that appropriate monthly accruals and timing adjustments are made
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Responsible for accurate entry of all invoice information, inclusive of VAT
  • Responsible for issuing invoices to the clients
  • Prepare reports for public authorities, including SSB, Norwegian VAT and tax returns
  • Responsible for control of and registration of incoming invoices
  • Answer questions from suppliers regarding payments, outstanding payments, or balances
  • Responsible for preparation of the annual financial statements and dialogue with the auditors


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Economics / Accounting or other relevant major
  • Long relevant experience may replace formal education
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience


  • Good interpersonal skills, and desire to work in a truly multinational team where many of your colleagues will be in an office in another country
  • Able to work independently, systematically and structured within given deadlines
  • Be pro-active, curious and not afraid to ask relevant questions to ensure quality of work
  • Organised and meticulous to details, while still being able to see the bigger picture
  • Positive attitude and team oriented


  • Good knowledge of accounting principles as well as Norwegian VAT rules
  • Able to take on the responsibility of the accounting and reporting of the assigned entities
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems
  • Fluent in English and Norwegian (oral and written)

At BW Offshore, we value problem-solvers and engineering mindsets. We’re a team-oriented, dynamic workplace with people who are passionate about what they do — creating solutions that progress the future of energy. Our global organisation offers opportunities for personal development and professional growth across an exciting range of positions.

If you are a creative and curious person seeking a collaborative and open company, we welcome you to join our team!



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