• Vacancy in a Multinational Oil and Gas Firm via WorkPlace

  • Posted on: 30 March, 2016 Deadline: 4 April, 2016
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    Accounting Generalist


    Our Client, a Multinational in the Oil and Gas Sector, is recruiting to fill the position of:

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Oversee bank account and cash management, cash flow forecasts, expenditure management and CAPEX procedures, tax management, fixed assets management and depreciation.
    • Daily, weekly, monthly and annual financial statements and company-wide financial performance report, management reports, etc., meeting deadlines
    • Ensure that payroll is managed effectively and salaries paid promptly as at when due
    • Ensure petty cash, cash and bank accounts are managed effectively and customer invoices are paid promptly with accurate records kept.
    • In conjunction with Head of Finance, prepares budgets, forecasts and other financial plans and carry out continuous follow-ups.
    • Liaison and relationship management with the banks, company’s internal auditors, statutory auditors and other legal authorities, ensuring compliance with statutory accounting requirements, regulations and fiscal obligations.
    • Ensure that statutory accounts are maintained, most especially in such areas as PAYE, Withholding tax, Pension, Company tax, etc
    • Ensure effective control of the company's financial accounting systems, policies and ensure procedures are appropriate and are complied with
    • Monitor the input and processing of financial data Financial Application (NAVISION) ensuring data integrity
    • In consultation with the Head of Finance, manage the financial risk of the company at the location (i.e. exchange rate risk, interest rate risk etc)
    • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation. Carry out other tasks as may be assigned
    • Manage investment in money market instruments (fixed deposit,call accounts etc), ensuring the company gets the best return out of its investments
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) required:

    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and financial management
    • Knowledge of financial, budgetary and accounting systems, methods and control procedures
    • Excellent organization, analytical and administrative skills
    • Good proficiency in Microsoft Suite products – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power point and IMS application
    • Excellent communication (oral and verbal) skills with demonstrated excellence in reporting and presentation ta high standard
    • Ability to work in multicultural environment and with minimal supervision

    Academic Qualifications and Experience required:

    • BSc. or HND in Accounting, Business, Economics or related fields. A masters degree will be added advantage.
    • Qualification of ACA or ACCA is essential
    • Minimum of 5years previous experience in Finance and Accounting functions. Experience in the oil and gas industry is added advantage.
    • Knowledge of Accounting base and software package (Ms Dynanmics NAVISION) is Compulsory.

    Key Competencies

    • (The understanding of the observable and measurable knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes required to be successful on the job)
    • Relationship Building:
    • Develops and maintains working relationship with customers and staff
    • Managing team goals, providing support while understanding people’s perception and concerns.
    • Planning & Organizing:
    • Prioritizes and delegates tasks effectively; handles multiple tasks appropriately, applying administrative and problem solving skills


    • Communicates clearly and coherently (verbal and written) for employees and external client understanding

    Achieving Results:

    • Sets priorities and adopts strategies which balance short term and long range objectives.
    • Familiar with standards and processes to achieve apportioned tasks

    People Development:

    • Takes clear steps to train and mentor team members to improve on their performances
    • Takes responsibility for others and own development

    Negotiating and Influence:

    • Persuades and convinces colleagues, superiors and clients to achieve goal for the company

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their application letter and CVs to careers@workplacecentre.com using Accounting Generalist as the subject of the mail

    Note: Only candidates who have working knowledge of Ms Dynamics NAVISION and are chartered Accountants will be considered.

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