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  • Posted: Sep 6, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 31, 2021
  • Subsea 7 is a 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. Our vision is to be acknowledged by our clients, our people and our shareholders as ...
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    Senior Accountant

    Job ID: 75909
    Employment Type: Contract
    Business Area: Subsea & Conventional
    Reports to: Finance Manager
    Working hours: 40 hours per week

    Description of Function

    • The Senior Accountant is responsible for the provision of regular financial information in compliance with Group guidelines and local financial reporting regulations.  The role holder may be assigned to a particular specialist function within Finance to carry out specialist activities.
    • 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. 
    • All personnel are also expected to contribute to creating a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct

    Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

    • Maintain accounting records in compliance with local and Group regulations in an efficient and effective manner   
    • Ensure that all transactions are recorded and reported in accordance with    statutory and local legal requirements
    • Preparation and filing of Annual Statutory Accounts (IFRS) and any required supporting analysis.
    • Liaise with internal and external auditors with regards to accounting issues and internal control over Financial Reporting

    Management Reporting:

    • Organise, run and monitor the closing process monthly, quarterly and annually,
    • 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 is accountable for controlling costs


    • Liaise with Relevant Tax Authorities on a day to day operations,
    • Ensure consistent compliance with local tax filing requirements
    • Prepare the documentation needed during various monitoring exercises
    • Preparation of all tax returns (including corporate income tax, VAT, WHT, PAYE…) 
    • Work closely with Finance/Accounting teams on matters impacting tax
    • Keep up to date with tax issues and changes in Nigeria
    • Work on tax audits (preparation of the documentation requested by tax authorities, liaise with Corporate tax team and external advisors, reconciliation…)
    • Participate in the preparation of the tax reporting with Group Tax and local tax advisors.


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

    Person Specification

    • A University Graduate (BSc) or HND Graduate in Accounting/Finance with a minimum of 8 years experience,
    • Chartered Accountant with proven management experience
    • Good working knowledge of IFRS
    • Highly motivated and able to work under pressure,
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
    • Pro-active and positive to changes and challenges,
    • Strong organization, analytical, and project management skills,
    • Experienced multitasker, with a focus on effective prioritisation,
    • Ability to utilize the knowledge and previous experience to contribute and assist in meeting the Group’s objectives,
    • Good command of Pack office / SAP

    Key Relationships/ Stakeholders 

    • External Auditors
    • Tax advisors
    • Regulatory & Tax Authorities         


    • Project Team (Cost Control, contract…)
    • General Accounts
    • Global Finance.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Subsea 7 on to apply

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

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