General Accountant M/F
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago

Roles and responsibilities


Manages accounting activities in his / her scope related to the financial reporting and transactional accounting of the company.

Applies rules / standards to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Accomplishes tasks within monthly schedule to meet Group standards and deadlines.

Description and Expected Outcome / Performance Indicators

Manage the general accounting under local and IFRS& GAAPS. Manage his / her team if / when relevant. Prepare and book closing accounting entries under local GAAPS and IFRS.

Ensure the preparation of financial reporting for the Group in collaboration with the persons in charge of controlling.

Technical Competence :

  • Receives and registers suppliers’ invoices for Logistics, Supply and Onne Office in AP ORACLE.
  • Sorts suppliers’ invoices by business area and dispatches to the relevant manager for approval.
  • Maintains a tracking of invoices out on approval in ORACLE.
  • Investigates / tracks all delayed invoices for approval by managers
  • Returns all rejected invoices to suppliers
  • Operational Competence :

  • Receives approved invoices from Managers, confirms validity of signature and enters appropriate codes in AP according to Chart of Accounts using nature of cost as described on invoice and data on the Manager Charge Stamp.
  • Ensures invoices are sent at least weekly to Finance in Lagos.
  • Maintains a regular communication with AP accounting regarding issues, eg new supplier set-up, delayed approvals.
  • Regularly runs Un-Validated Invoices and investigates old items.
  • Receives, checks and dispatch petty cash dockets to the appropriate locations.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Manager
  • Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

  • Bachelor's Degree / HND in Accounting, Business Administration, Social Science or Related Course.
  • Post Graduate or Master's Degree in a function related field will be an asset.
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with either ICAN, ACCA, CFA
  • Work Experience

  • Must have at least 3 years’ relevant experience in account payable, Audit and other Finance related positions
  • Minimum of 1-3 years Marine & Logistics (Oil and Gas) experience in a similar role is mandatory
  • High initiative and ability to work with no supervision
  • MS Office and exposure to ERP systems.
  • Candidate criteria

    Minimum level of education required

    3 - Bachelor's degree (3 years)

    Minimum level of experience required


    Among the market leaders in marine services for offshore oil & gas, BOURBON offers the most demanding oil & gas companies a wide range of marine services, both surface and sub-surface, for offshore oil & gas fields and wind farms.

    These extensive services rely on a broad range of the latest-generation vessels and the expertise of more than 8,400 skilled employees.

    Through its 29 operating subsidiaries the group provides local services as close as possible to customers and their operations throughout the world, of the highest standards of service and safety.

    BOURBON provides three operating activities (Marine & Logistics, Mobility and Subsea Services) and also protects the French coastline for the French Navy.

    In 2018, BOURBON generated a turnover of € 690 million and operated a fleet of 508 vessels.

    Our mission : to develop a lasting relationship with all our stakeholders, based on trust and the quality of our services.

    Offer reliable, secure, cost-effective solutions in accordance with our Code of Conduct and the laws and regulations in force in our markets.


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