Company Accountant at a Reputable Maritime / Oil and Gas Company – Catilas Resources Limited

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Catilas Resources Limited - Our client who operates in the Maritime / Oil and Gas industry is recruiting suitable candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Company Accountant

Location: Koko, Delta
Job type: Full time

Job Brief

  • Catilas Resources Limited is looking for an outstanding and experienced Accountant in the Maritime / Oil and Gas industry, who is driven to consistently overachieve, to manage the financial and management account functions in the company.
  • You will analyze everyday financial activities, pass the entries, prepare the reports, and subsequently provide advice and guidance to management on future financial plans.

Role Objective:

  • The goal is to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives.

Job Description

  • Prepare and provide financial and management accounting reports and interpret financial information to management while recommending further courses of action.
  • Maintain and update accounting records and files.
  • Analyse budgets and create expense reports.
  • Examine tax policies and handle tax payments and returns.
  • Post transactions and categorize records in the general ledger (e.g. by assets, liabilities and expenses).
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Analyse transactions with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Conduct month-end and year-end closures.
  • Prepare documents for audits.
  • Advise clients on financial issues.
  • Apply new accounting policies and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Ensure timely, accurate consistent recording of all activities of the company in the books of accounts.
  • Analyze revenues, costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results, and the company’s actual performance compared to the budgets.
  • Develop trends and projections for the company’s finances.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget. Forecast monthly, quarterly, and annual results.
  • Liaise with external auditors and tax consultant and company secretary for prompt audit, resolution and filing of annual returns.
  • Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations.

Requirements
Required Education / Qualification:

  • BA / BSc in Accounting, Economics, Finance Accounting Engineering and or Mathematics, MSc is a plus.
  • Professional qualification such as ACCA /ACA is a must.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5years of relevant experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates currently in similar roles within the Maritime/Oil and Gas sector.

Required Skills:

  • In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping
  • Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models.
  • Proficiency in accounting software.
  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills.
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel; very good with spreadsheets.
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Confidentiality and integrity
  • Experience in the Maritime/Oil and Gas sector.
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Able to work with and support cross-functional teams

Benefits
Salary: Competitive

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is based in Koko in Delta State and interviews will be conducted in Lagos.