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  • Job reference: RMS0205963


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Senegal
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/02/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced and suitably qualified Accountant to work in their Senegal Office for a contract position.

This position will report initially to Finance Manager (Exploration) and later to the Senegal Finance Manager who will be responsible for all finance and office administration matters pertaining to Senegal.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Ensure Senegal branch compliance (incl. tax, accounting and other regulatory requirements)
- JOA & PSC compliance (protecting license to operate, and JV & PSC cost recovery)
- Prepare monthly tax returns (VAT, WHT & payroll taxes)
- Assist with preparing the PSC finance quarterly reporting
- Assist with the delivery of periodical management reporting
- Assist with statutory accounting for Senegal branch (March)
- Audit Preparation (Branch / External / JV / Cost Recovery)
- Manage Petty Cash transactions
- Assist with development of work programs and budget
- Assist with financial forecasts

The Company:
Our Client is an independent Australian oil and gas company with a global presence playing a key role in supplying energy to our region.They are one of the worlds leading producers of liquefied natural gas, helping meet the demands for cleaner energy from Japan, China, Korea and other countries in the Asia Pacific region.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Professional qualification (Accounting Certificate or Degree)
- An understanding Senegal taxation matters (WHT, Payroll Tax, Commercial Tax).
- An understanding of Senegal banking arrangements.
- Good English (oral and written) communication skills.
- Proficient using SAP accounting systems
- Existing knowledge of Senegal oil and gas or mining sector (preferable)
- Broad networks across local industry and government
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to problem-solve, work independently and show initiative
- Fluent English language (written and verbal) and Wolof and French language (written and verbal)
- Computer skills, particularly Microsoft office applications

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- A history in either JV and/or PSC environments preferred.

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