Management Account


Expro is recruiting a Management Account, to be based in Luanda, Angola.
  • Supervising & coordinating the month end close process and the timely provision of operating P & L variance analysis for Country/Area Management/Region Finance Manager
  • To effectively and accurately perform month end close procedures (to Group standards) for Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Inventory and other key balance sheet accounts
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliations (to Group standard and as per procedures) and maintaining and updating Cash and Bank internal control procedures
  • Preparation of trial balance & annual statutory accounts for local resident Branch entity
  • Performing full monthly balance sheet reconciliations to Group standards
  • Supervision of the accurate recording of all transactions posted into the accounting records of all entities which roll up to the Angola Country operations in SAP
  • Ensuring that control is maintained over accounting records by the regular review of control accounts and suspense/intermediary accounts such as Unapplied Cash, Cash-in-Transit, Bank Clearing, Expense Advances (Travel & Others), etc.
  • Any other ad hoc accounting requirements by Country/Area Management/Region Finance Managers
  • Management Accounting, Tax Compliance & Reporting:
  • Understanding & utilising SAP and TM1 to produce timely and reliable management information reports on a monthly basis
  • To analyse and report on key financial data within the Country ensuring that Country/Area/Region Management receives timely, accurate and relevant information
  • To investigate variances against budgets and rolling forecasts and provide a monthly analysis of differences
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets & cash flow forecasts and provide input to the monthly forecast process and yearly budget process for Angola
  • To prepare the quarterly Corporate Tax reporting template and perform quarterly tax reconciliations submissions for Angola, in line with Group guidelines
  • To provide assistance/oversight in ensuring ongoing Tax compliance for Angola
  • Forecasting, Budgeting & Variance Analysis:
  • Proactively assist the Country Management Team with the preparation and submission of the Country’s annual financial budget and quarterly forecasts, ensuring appropriate review and approval, and ensuring areas of judgment and uncertainty are properly communicated within the Country Operations team and to Area/Region Management
  • Prepare and submit monthly flash variance (actual against budget and actual against forecast) analysis including detailed analysis of variances by GL line item where required, at all times and use monthly variance reports and narrative to ensure that the integrity and consistency of general ledger postings is maintained
  • Preparation and submission of weekly cash flow forecasts (13 weeks ahead) with clear and transparent variance analysis
  • Ensure optimal utilization of operating funds in accordance with agreed floats or the pooling structures agreed with Group Treasury – at all times ensuring compliance with Group Treasury policies
  • Take in-country responsibility for ensuring timely billing, collection of receivables, management of accounts payable and inventory across the Country operations and also lead in delivering the Working Capital Charter by working closely with stakeholders (operations/Purchase, Materials Logistics teams) to ensure that effective systems and processes are implemented and utilized
  • Statutory Audit & Annual Tax Returns:
  • Thoroughly understand the tax and fiscal environment in place in Angola utilising this knowledge to prepare and submit, accurate, timely and reliable tax and fiscal returns on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Responsible for ensuring tax payments are made on time; overseeing the preparation of income tax returns for the entities within the Country and ensuring that these are filed within local statutory deadlines or in accordance with Group deadlines. In addition, take responsibility for minimizing tax risks and implementing tax saving initiatives within the Country, working with Group & Region Tax and local tax resources where appropriate
  • To provide assistance/oversight in ensuring ongoing statutory audit & annual statistical returns compliance for Angola
  • Staff Training & Personnel Development:
  • Supervision and training of members of the Angola finance & accounting team, to ensure performance is at required standards and that adequate cover is in place for all roles
  • Job Context And Main Activities:
  • Work as part of the Angola Finance Team to ensure timely and accurate financial statements on a monthly basis; maintain internal control and develop and supervise junior staff
  • Responsibility for tax compliance for the Angola location
  • Responsibility for preparation of statutory accounts and liaison with external auditors for annual audit of the Angola offshore branch entity
  • Decision Making Authority/Level Of Supervision Required:
  • Minimal supervision required. Candidate must be a self-starter, highly motivated, experienced and given set targets and overall departmental and country objectives should be able to work to high standards without day-to-day supervision
  • Job Challenges:
  • Achieving smooth, accurate month ends and maintenance of clean balance sheets
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts for resident local Company. Ensuring local/international tax compliance for Angola
  • Proactive and effective management of subordinates & the Finance support team to ensure efficient work practises and satisfied employees
  • Qualified chartered accountant desirable/qualified by demonstrable experience/passed finalist of one of the professional accountancy bodies/registered graduate student of one of the professional accountancy bodies
  • 5 plus years supervisory/management position in a Finance function
  • Demonstrable experience of working in management accounting or financial management
  • Minimum 3 years Oil & Gas Industry knowledge
  • SAP Key User & strong knowledge of SAP and TM1 reporting systems
  • Effective communication & inter-personnel skills
  • English & Portuguese language fluency
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Publicado 04.05.2018
  • Expira 27.05.2018
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