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  • Job reference: RMS0120452

Treasury Accountant - SAP experience essential

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/01/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/01/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a major operator in the oil and gas industry

The Role:
Purpose:

Ensure effective and efficient notification and recording of all treasury transactions within accounting records and systems in accordance with Company policies and procedures. Key responsibilities cover the following areas:

• To perform Treasury operations and ensure a regular and accurate booking of all Treasury transactions.
• To prepare regular and ad-hoc financial reports required by the client, management and outside agencies.
• Provide data for cash planning and exchange risk coverage.
• Preparation of cash flow statements, exchange risk statements and other reports as requested.
• To provide support to other teams within the department as required.
• To perform ad hoc duties as required

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

• To prepare and execute the Treasury operations such as payments, receipts, loans, deposits placement ensuring company procedures and controls are followed.
• Daily cash flow monitoring, ensuring funds/balances are allocated and monitored
• To liaise effectively and efficiently with Finance staff on purchase invoice payments and receipts relating to timing and amounts of all sales.
• To authenticate payment requests in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
• To provide effective and efficient cash office service, reconciling cash balances in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
• To carry out the necessary back-office operations covering Treasury activities to ensure that a clear audit trail is maintained and to ensure that external and internal transactions are matched.
• To organise and post Foreign Exchange deals in a timely manner.
• To post daily into the financial ledgers all Treasury transactions (payments, receipts and foreign exchange transactions).
• To carry out monthly reconciliation of the cash books with the Bank Statements and Ledgers in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
• To carry out monthly reconciliation of bank ledgers and other specified general ledger accounts under the control of the Treasury section and submit the Reconciliations to the Head of Treasury for approval
• To maintain the Finance system currency files, distribute currency rates to relevant departments on a monthly basis and file economic and statistical information in a timely manner.
• To provide data for the monthly financial reporting to the client
• To produce regular and ad hoc financial reports as requested by the client, management or outside agencies.
• To ensure adherence to the Company’s Health, Safety & Environment policies, procedures and standards.
• To fully comply with the Company's Code of Ethics and Law 231 principles.

Main Interfaces:

INTERNAL:

• Finance Department
• Client's international finance arm.
• Eirl Finance Department (various sections).
• Other eirl departments as required.

EXTERNAL:

• Company Auditors.
• Banks.
• Partners and Suppliers.

Working Conditions:

• Flexibility to work overtime and during weekends may be requested during year-end and quarterly closing periods or in special circumstances.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• University Degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Management or equivalent.
• ACCA/CIMA/AMCT part qualification is recommended.
• Numerate and computer literate. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of SAP system.
• At least 2 years' experience as an Accountant/Treasurer, preferably in the Oil and Gas Industry.
• Previous Treasury experience is crucial.
• Experience of working in a multi-currency environment is desirable.

Required Competencies:

• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Accurate, honest.
• Good organisational and planning skills.
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