[Vacancy]: Accountant Needed at TotalEnergies

March 26, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Purpose

  • This job is created for an accounting officer who can work in any finance function, such as cost control, General Accounting, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Budget & Reporting, Risk Management & Insurance, Internal Control, UNISUP Methods, Tax, and Audit Support

Job Dimensions

  • Budget preparation, budget performance, and monitoring
  • Develop and maintain appropriate strategies/reports to ensure adequate budget/performance monitoring and timely issuance of monthly Management Control Reports.
  • Manages the monthly closure activities, including making adequate provisions for accruals and follow-up of prepayments.
  • Manages the work commitment process, including validation to external parties/HQ (releases PRs, PO and approves RFS in STAR for Head Office), timely review, and validation of SES.
  • Treasury operations and treasury control
  • Invoice processing, general accounting, and payment
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements (Naira and Dollar)
  • Preparation of monthly group financial reporting and consolidation
  • Maintain and enforce compliance with SOX Controls relating to assigned functions.
  • Support Partners and Authorities’ budget and performance review sessions
  • All Federal Government direct & indirect taxes (Petroleum Profits Tax, Gas flare fees, Royalty on Gas sold, Royalty on oil produced, Education tax, OPL & OML rentals, VAT, WHT, PAYE, etc) covering all the Total energies Upstream Companies in Nigeria


  • Monitoring/analyzing GL 445909 (NG01) and making corrections were necessary to maintain zero balance.
  • Running the accrual process for GIT monthly, to accrue the cumulative balances and booking its reversal date on the first of the next month.
  • Assist with the accounting and booking of all Cash Calls paid by Partners into the JV Accounts/Books and analyzing the related impact on the Treasury Report
  • Assist with the preparation of NNPC/TEPNG and AMENAM Annual returns
  • Preparation of Intercompany reconciliation report for TotalEnergies Group entities.
  • Monthly SOX performance and upload on CM+
  • Monitoring invoices in the workflow and following up with actors over items that are overdue.
  • Following up with archivists for reprocessing of invoices received but not in IMP for processing.
  • Fixed asset accounting, depreciation, asset disposals, and reporting
  • Accurate computation, and timely filing/payments for all taxes, fees, and levies in accordance with statutory provisions of the tax laws with respect to strict deadlines
  • Monthly tax closure activities and reconciliations with Corporate Budget & Reporting and Corporate Accounting teams
  • Routine and non-routine tax audits by FIRS, States Tax Authorities, NDDC, NEITI, EY Nigeria and EY Paris
  • Treasury operations and treasury control including reconciliation of daily bank balance
  • UNISUP closure activities: settlement, cutback, etc
  • Any other duties assigned

Context & Environment:

  • Work location – Port Harcourt or Lagos
  • Complex business ventures, agreements, determination and re-determinations of interests
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting in CAP.
  • Quarterly SEC financial reporting under stringent Head Office deadlines.
  • Dynamic regulatory frameworks (IFRS, CAMA, FRCN, PPTA, CITA, CBN, CR EP ACC).
  • Complex financial data repository framework (SAP branches, leases, company codes).
  • High-level requirement for accuracy and completeness of financial information under high-pressure working conditions.
  • Multiple interfaces with stakeholders across metiers, affiliates, and external parties.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business Administration or Social Sciences. ICAN or ACCA qualification is an added advantage.
  • Experience: Less than 3 years
  • Good analytical skill and knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or any accounting software is a requirement.
  • Fair knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

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