Oil and Gas Project Services

International General Ledger Accountant
Published on: 02/19/21

Region:
Africa
Country:
Nigeria
City:
Lagos
Reference:
28671
Job Description
  • Responsible for performing first-level monthly GL reviews in accordance with the month end timetable.
  • Ensure reconciliations are completed on time and to a high standard. Reporting, escalating, and resolving items on a timely basis.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents that will ensure seamless provision of support documents when the need arises.
  • Review and update procedures including adding controls and reporting into existing processes.
  • Build excellent relationships, coordinating with support teams to ensure all issues and queries are identified and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Ability to liaise with audit teams during the interim and year end audits, ensuring all audit queries are dealt with on a timely basis and with adequate support.
  • Addresses control and cash management issues and completes complex balance sheet accounting, including reconciling benefits, equity, and expenses with payments to made from the bank.
  • Give suggestions on modifications in policies and procedures.
  • Fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.
  • All roles within the finance department require working closely with other departments so you will need to demonstrate ability to communicate effectively to successfully.
  • Actively participate in weekly status meetings addressing any current issues.
  • Help to drive future efficiencies and effectiveness by actively participating in Team meetings with an aim towards unified goal of reducing close cycle times and improving quality assurance.
  • Provide support to the wider group finance team where required, providing back-up and cover.


Requirements
  • ACCA/ACA/ICAN accountancy qualification.
  • Big-four accounting experience.
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Ideally at least 5 years’ experience in a start to finish, small to medium sized accounting function.
  • Ability to manually calculate tax and other payroll calculations as and when required.
  • Willingness to understand the relevant tax laws applicable in the countries where we operate.
  • High level of competence in MS applications – especially Excel and Word
  • Experience of report writing.