April 2016 Multinational Oil and Gas Company Job for a Financial Accountant (NAVISION Specialist)

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Career Recruitment: Lagos Multinational Oil and Gas Company

The Workplace Centre Limited – Our client, a Multinational in the Oil and Gas Sector, is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Financial Accountant (NAVISION Specialist)
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 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Academic Qualifications and Experience required

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

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV’s to: careers@workplacecentre.com

N.B: Please don’t apply if you don’t have a working knowledge of Ms Dynamics NAVISION (You will be tested IF you make it for the Interview Stage).

Application Deadline  20th April, 2016