Senior Accountant Job at Subsea 7

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Subsea 7 is world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Vacancy ref: 60596
Location: Lagos
Business Area: Surf and Conventional
Working hours: 40 hours per week
Contract type: Staff
Vacancy information

  • The Senior Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager. He/she is vested with the responsibility to assist the Manager/Department in the discharge of his day to day tasks.
  • This role shall be executed within the utmost respect of Company’s procedures, Code of Business Conduct and Core Values.
  • All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities
Treasury:

  • Liaises with banks on all operational banking matters
  • Day to day control over the company cheque books, cash balances and banking requirements
  • Ensures all payments are properly approved and supported by appropriate documentary evidence
  • Oversee cash and bank transactions and ensure such records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner
  • Check monthly bank reconciliations and investigates reconciling items

Accounting:

  • Support the maintenance of accounting records in compliance with local and group regulations in an efficient and effective manner
  • Preparation of Annual Statutory Accounts and any required supporting analysis
  • Ensure that all transactions are recorded and reported in accordance with statutory and local legal requirements
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors with regards to accounting issues and internal control over Financial Reporting
  • Liaise with and providing information to the Group auditors

Reporting:

  • Organise, run and monitor the closing process monthly, quarterly and annually, including the collating of any required accounts
  • Produce analyses of various performance indicators required by internal management and shareholders
  • Provides input to budget and accountable for controlling costs
  • Manage the regular reporting and management information requirements of the designated area of responsibility
  • Preparation of monthly variance analysis and explanations of variances between actual results to budget to date and to full year forecasts

Taxation:

  • Liaise with Relevant Tax Authorities on day to day operations,
  • Ensure consistent compliance with local tax filing requirements
  • Prepare the documentation needed during various monitoring exercise.

Experience in the:

  • Oil & Gas and Construction Industry
  • Management Reporting and some aspects of cost control
  • will constitute an added advantage

Authority/Dimensions:

  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the Finance Function.

Key Relationships/ Stakeholders
External:

  • BanksAuditors/Consultants

Internal:

  • Project Team (Cost Control, contract…)
  • Treasury Team
  • General Accounts

Person Specification

  • A University Graduate (B.Sc) or HND Graduate in Accounting/Finance with 8 – 10 years’ cognate experience
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills; fluency in English.
  • Pro-active and positive to changes and challenges.
  • Chartered Accountant with proven management experience
  • Highly motivated and ability to work under pressure

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  15th February 2019.

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