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  • Posted on: 25 October, 2011 Deadline: 8 November, 2011
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  • Our client is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company, with operated and non-operated producing assets in OMLs and Marginal fields, including oil and gas facilities and gas transport pipelines in Nigeria.
    Due to continuous growth in the past years and to further enhance its operational effectiveness, the company is seeking highly motivated and result-oriented professionals to take up various responsibilities as follows.

    Job Title: Head of Group Control
    Job ID: ES00604
    Location: Lagos


        Reporting to the Group Chief Finance Officer
        The successful candidate will be responsible for independent review and assessment of the internal control framework, and oversee the activities of the internal audit consultant.
        S/he will monitor and maintain the risk management matrix and the quarterly risk reporting activities across the company.
        Have overall accountability for establishing an appropriate internal control framework and for its successful implementation across the company.
        Take full responsibility for on-going compliance checking with the internal control framework and raising issues and recommendation to the Group CFO and other members of the executive management team as needed.
        Be accountable for monitoring balance sheet integrity in line with policies and procedures defined by the group financial controller, raising issues and recommendations to the Group CFO, Group Financial Controller, financial Controller, Nigeria as needed.
        Manage the day-to-day relationship wit our internal audit consultant in Nigeria and London. Also support the development of the annual internal audit plan for the group CFO and audit committee approval.
        Lead the development of the risk management plan and the risk management processes across the company
        Lead the corporate governance activities across the Group.


        A good first degree from a reputable institution.
        A higher degree, preferably an MBA will be an advantage.
        Qualified chartered accountant with internal audit and risk management experience preferably in an E&P company.
        Strong accounting and control skills. Working knowledge and experience of corporate Governance practices and their successful implementation in different countries.

    Job Title: Risk Management, Governance and Compliance Lead
    Job ID: ES00605
    Location: Lagos


        Reporting to the Head of Group Control, internal Audit, Risk Management, Governance and compliance.
        The successful candidate monitor an maintain the risk management plans, processes, register and reporting activities across the company.
        S/he will monitor corporate governance across the company for compliance with various acts, including the Nigerian Anti-corruption legislation.
        Support the Head of Group control in monitoring corporate governance activities across the Group
        Assist the Head of Group control to monitor compliance across the group, including joint ventures.
        Support the annual certification process and help create cultural awareness and compliance through a variety of processes and practices


        A good first degree from a reputable institution.
        A higher degree, preferably an MBA will be an advantage.
        10 years’ relevant risk management, corporate governance and compliance experience.
        Knowledge of joint ventures and how to influence effective risk management, corporate governance and compliance.
        Working knowledge and experience of corporate governance practices and their successful implementation in different countries

    Job Title: Tax and Treasury Manager
    Job ID: ES00606
    Location: Lagos
    Reporting to: The CFO, Nigeria


        The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of strategies for managing the overall liquidity position of the Company, oversee activities involved in the management of Nigeria treasury and settlement of payment claims/obligations.
        S/he will provide tax advisory services that minimize tax exposure while ensuring full compliance.
        Interface with the financial team with regard to funding and funds management
        Ensuring pro-active review of the company’s structure and operations for optimal tax efficiency. Monitor and ensure compliance to Nigerian tax requirements and remittance of tax liabilities in line with defined deadlines.
        Coordinate tax audits/inspections in conjunction with tax authorities/external parties.
        Develop and maintain relationships with relevant financial institutions, tax authorities and government agencies.
        Champion the continuous review and update of finance and accounting policies, and processes to reflect changes in business operations and ensure alignment with leading tax practices.
        Be responsible for ensuring liquidity management to meet short, medium and long term obligations of the company.
        Have responsibility for determining funding requirements, preparing and processing funding/cash call requirements/cash request schedules in line with treasury policies and various joint ventures agreements


        A good first degree from a reputable institution.
        Relevant professional qualification extensive experience in a similar role with an upstream oil and gas operator.
        Strong appreciation of treasury operating management with strong knowledge of the local and international financial and economic (capital and money) market.
        Strong analytical, business acumen, negotiation and persuading skills
        Results oriented with high level of attention to details

    Job Title: Tax Accountant
    Job ID: ES00607
    Location: Lagos
    Reporting to: The Finance, Treasury and Tax Manager


        The successful candidate will be responsible for computing and determining tax liabilities of the company.
        S/he will be responsible for preparing and filing the company’s tax returns in line with tax requirements and deadlines to ensure compliance.
        Supporting in advising management on the tax implication of the company’s business operations and recommend strategies to minimize tax liabilities while remaining within the ambit of tax laws.
        Extract and reconcile tax information from the financial and accounting system.
        Accurately compute and file all relevant tax returns.
        Maintain accurate and complete records of all tax transactions(e.g. tax returns, support receipts and certification) and related balance sheet activity for tax and audit purposes.
        Facilitate the activities of tax authorities such as LIRS, FIRS during tax reviews.
        Support in handling/resolve tax queries raised by relevant authorizes/tax consultants.


        A first degree in Accounting or any finance related discipline.
        Relevant professional qualification
        Three(3) years’ cognate experience in tax planning and computation preferably in the oil and gas industry or professional service firm.
        Strong knowledge of tax laws, requirements for the oil and gas industry.
        Strong analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel.
        Ability to extract and analyze large amounts of data.
        Results oriented with high sense of responsibility and accountability
        Strong leadership and people management skills.
        Strong, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

    Method of Application

    To apply, please quote the appropriate reference number as the subject of the e-mail and send your current curriculum vitae(prepared as a word document and saved with your full names), a statement of how you meet our selection criteria, and the names and contact details(including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievement and abilities to us at recruitment@ng.kpmg.com not later than 08 November, 2011
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