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  • Posted: Apr 23, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Our Vision Topaz will be the global local quality champion and a top 5 OSV player with profitability in the top quartile. Our Mission Working with the global International Oil Companies, primarily within less mature markets, serving the mid-range to deep sea environment Investing in a technologically modern OSV fleet averaging less than 10 years. ...
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    Senior Accountant

    Req ID: 31
    Location: Lagos

    Key Accountabilities

    Accounting & Finance:

    • Ensure proper GL Accounting, accounting for intercompany transactions, month end closing entries and fixed assets booking.
    • Produce accounting and financial information that are accurate, reliable and compliant with acceptable standards, statutory requirements, and Group financial policies and procedures.
    • Prepare month end balance sheet schedules for submission to the corporate office (Dry dock, intercompany reconciliation, Capex report, Cash Flow, etc.)
    • Prepare and send monthly reports to Shared services finance - Debtors balances, Fixed Assets, utilization report, etc.
    • Assist in preparing consolidated MMR with variance analysis for AR, AP, and GL.
    • Audit lead during internal and external audits for standalone and consolidated financials
    • Assist in budget preparations and Rolling Forecasts


    • Prepare monthly tax calendar for Nigeria with the reason of variances, if any.
    • Ensure timely filing and accounting of tax (WHT, VAT, CIT and other local taxes) returns with government bodies.
    • Liaise with tax consultants to get timely tax advice as and when required.
    • Revenue assurance, Debt Management and Treasury
    • Ensure timely and accurate raising of customer invoices (charter and other revenues) and subsequent debt collection.
    • Map out procedures to record efficiency/completeness in the collection process to guarantees that all payments are properly accounted for and guide against any loophole in the collection process.
    • Strengthens controls to avoid non-invoicing/Process review to ensure additional revenue opportunities.
    • Ensure adequate funds are available and priorities according to operational payments requirements.
    • Consolidating the weekly cash flow with all the loan payments, AR and AP inflows, and outflows
    • Monitor and follow up on performance reports for crew
    • Track crew mobilization costs and produce monthly reports

    Minimum Qualifications

    • A good first degree and a relevant professional certification - Qualified Chartered Accountant, CPA or ACCA qualified with knowledge on IFRS

    Minimum Experience:

    • Minimum 5 -7 years’ relevant industry experience in an international company of which at least 4 years should be in a similar role.
    • Exposure to the Nigerian tax system is a must.

    Job-Specific Skills:

    • Very sound and strong finance and accounting skills.
    • Expert knowledge in MS Excel and ERP Package
    • Working knowledge in JD Edwards preferred
    • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Topaz Energy and Marine on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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