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Senior Accounting Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Paris, Île-de-France
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/10/2020
  • Duration: 3 months renewable
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Job Title: Senior Accounting Supervisor
Location: Paris
Contract: 3 Months Renewable
Industry: Oil & Gas


* * Coordinate and supervise the monthly closing process of 12 subsidiaries, including reconciliations analysis of related Trial Balance and general ledger accounts.
* * Oversee monthly, quarterly and annual Financials Statements, including analysis of results and ensure reflects the accurate result of the companies and ensure timely submission to Partners and shareholders.
* * Monitor and deal with the current financial questions of subsidiaries and special purpose entities within its scope
* * Oversee CAP reporting and supervise the reconciliation with Galaxy reporting in coordination with Financial Controller's team
* * Oversee and ensure the communication of the internal financial statements and reports, maintaining the highest quality, reliability and accuracy.
* * Ensure the reporting are prepared timely and comply with Local GAAP and IFRS.
* * Maintain the integrity of the financial reporting process and financial controls
* * Review manual journal entries and account reconciliations in accordance with the respective Internal Control procedure
* * Review and drives improvements in accounting, ensuring financial obligation are met in accordance with company policies and procedures.
* * Coordinate, develop and update written policies and procedures over the financial controls.
* * In coordination with Method Department, assist in establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles Research and resolve accounting issues including evaluation and implementation of new accounting assertion to ensure Local GAAP and IFRS compliance.
* * Check compliance with Group reporting standards. Anticipate the impacts of changes in standards.
* * Carry out any analysis on demand from the Director of Finance, Accounting Manager, and other finance and companywide managers regarding general accounting, special reporting requests and alike.
* * Lead and coordinate the performance and documentation of SOX controls within Accounting perimeter
* * Manage and coordinate the information provided to the statutory auditors and prepare the management report
* * Actively assist in creating and recommending new policies, methods and procedures designed to improve the efficiency of the financial reports and controls.
* * Lead finance relationship with other internal Finance teams and manage integration with other businesses (C&P, HR, Project services…)
* * Training and knowledge transfer to Mozambique nationals is a critical part of the responsibilities

* Deputize the Chief accounting manager
* Supervise and overseeing the day-to day activities of the Accounting team
* Ensures the accuracy of the accounting books and records and effectiveness of financial reporting
* Ensures timely submission of the financial statements (standalone and consolidated for 12 subsidiaries)
* Responsible for interface with Cost controllers on MM service accruals status enquiries and other follow up actions
* Compliance with contractual requirements, dealing with complex issues (e.g. financial instruments, revenue recognition etc.)
* Compliance with IFRS and Local GAAP
* Lead the performance of SOX campaign
* Liaison with all other finance internal departments and users on matters impacting the closing activities

Qualifications/Experience required
* Bachelor's Degree in commerce, Auditing, Tax or Accounting is required. CIMA, ACCA or related finance qualification will be advantageous
* Excellent Knowledge of generally accepted Accounting, Local GAAP, IFRS and Tax principles.
* 10 years or more sound experience in a similar role, preferably in an Oil and Gas environment
* Large Experience with SAP and SOX requirements
* Minimum 15-20 years' work experience in Oil and Gas industry is preferred
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Fluent in English. A mastering of the Portuguese language will be a plus

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