Accra Based Senior Accountant at Subsea 7

  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated
State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 16/09/2021
Qualification: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 4 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: Extractives

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

timely manner

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


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



Tax and Audit Consultant



External regulations


Project Team (Cost Control, contract…)

Treasury Team

General Accounts


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.


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