Senior Accountant Highlights
The Senior Accountant at Subsea 7 reports hierarchically to the company Managing Director in Accra and
functionally to the Finance Manager based in Suresnes, France.
Senior Accountant Details
The Senior Accountant is responsible for the provision of regular financial information in compliance with local financial reporting regulations.
Senior Accountant supports also Tax reporting activities and compliance obligations as well as provides guidance
and advice regarding a range of tax-related emanating from country operations.
This Senior Accountant role shall be executed within the utmost respect of the Company’s procedures, Code of Business Conduct and Core Values.
All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within the company and ensure
familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.
Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities of the Senior Accountant
Liaises with banks on all operational banking matters
Maintain records of cash and bank transactions and verifies that such records are maintained in an accurate and
Check monthly bank reconciliations and investigates reconciling items
Day to day control over the company cheque books, cash balances and banking requirements
Ensures all payments are properly approved and supported by appropriate documentary evidence
Maintenance of accounting records in compliance with local and group regulations in an efficient and effective manner
Preparation of Annual Statutory Accounts and any required supporting analysis
Liaise with and providing information to the Group (Shareholders) auditors
Ensure that all transactions are recorded and reported in accordance with statutory and local legal requirements
Ensure operational day today as well as long term filing of accounts
Liaise with internal and external auditors with regards to accounting issues and internal control over Financial Reporting
REPORTING AND COMPLIANCE
Manage/Responsible for Petroleum Local Content reporting
Organise, run and monitor, in collaboration with the Finance Manager, the closing process monthly, quarterly and
annually, including the collating of any required accounts
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
Internal control reviews and assessments
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.
Operate within the Code of Conduct
Contractors Management Principles
Support standards and procedures for the Finance Function
KEY RELATIONSHIPS/ STAKEHOLDERS
Tax and Audit Consultant
Project Team (Cost Control, contract )
SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS
A University Graduate (BSc) or HND Graduate in Accounting/Finance with a minimum of 8 years experience.
Professional qualification would be an advantage
Experience of working with SAP Finance is mandatory
Experience in Taxation is expected
Highly motivated and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Good organizational skills and a self-checking approach to work output
Excellent written & oral communication skills; fluency in English.
Proactive and positive to changes and challenges.