Job details

Position
Senior Accountant
Vacancy ref
57091
Based in
Lagos
Business area
Surf and Conventional
Working hours
40 hours per week
Contract type
Staff
Closing date
31/01/2018
Languages in which you may apply
English
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
  • Maintain records of cash and bank transactions and verifies such records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner
  • Check monthly bank reconciliations and investigates reconciling items
  • 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

ACCOUNTING

  • Assists with 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
  • Liaise with and providing information to the Group auditors
  • Ensure that all transactions are recorded and reported in accordance with statutory and local legal requirements
  • Ensure operational day to day as well as long term filing of accounts
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors with regards to accounting issues and internal control over Financial Reporting

 REPORTING

  • Organise, run and monitor the closing process monthly, quarterly and annually, including the collating of any required accounts
  • 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
  • Produce analyses of various performance indicators required by internal management and shareholders
  • Provides input to budget and accountable for controlling costs

 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.

 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

  • Banks
  • Auditors/Consultants

 Internal

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

PERSON SPECIFICATION

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

 

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