Tue. Nov 29th, 2022

Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:  Senior Accountant

Job ID: 75909
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Contract
Business Area: Subsea & Conventional
Reports to: Finance Manager
Working hours: 40 hours per week

Description of Function

  • The Senior Accountant is responsible for the provision of regular financial information in compliance with Group guidelines and local financial reporting regulations.  The role holder may be assigned to a particular specialist function within Finance to carry out specialist activities.
  • All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices. 
  • All personnel are also expected to contribute to creating a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Maintain accounting records in compliance with local and Group regulations in an efficient and effective manner   
  • Ensure that all transactions are recorded and reported in accordance with    statutory and local legal requirements
  • Preparation and filing of Annual Statutory Accounts (IFRS) and any required supporting analysis.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors with regards to accounting issues and internal control over Financial Reporting
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Management Reporting:

  • Organise, run and monitor the closing process monthly, quarterly and annually,
  • Manage the regular reporting and management information requirements of the designated area of responsibility
  • Preparation of monthly variance analysis and explanations of variances between actual results to budget to date and to full-year forecasts
  • Produce analyses of various performance indicators required by internal management and shareholders
  • Provides input to budget and is accountable for controlling costs


  • Liaise with Relevant Tax Authorities on a day to day operations,
  • Ensure consistent compliance with local tax filing requirements
  • Keep up to date with tax issues and changes in Nigeria
  • Work on tax audits (preparation of the documentation requested by tax authorities, liaise with Corporate tax team and external advisors, reconciliation…)
  • Participate in the preparation of the tax reporting with Group Tax and local tax advisors.
  • Prepare the documentation needed during various monitoring exercises
  • Preparation of all tax returns (including corporate income tax, VAT, WHT, PAYE…) 
  • Work closely with Finance/Accounting teams on matters impacting tax
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  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the Finance Function.

Person Specification

  • A University Graduate (BSc) or HND Graduate in Accounting/Finance with a minimum of 8 years experience,
  • Chartered Accountant with proven management experience
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS
  • Strong organization, analytical, and project management skills,
  • Experienced multitasker, with a focus on effective prioritisation,
  • Ability to utilize the knowledge and previous experience to contribute and assist in meeting the Group’s objectives,
  • Good command of Pack office / SAP
  • Highly motivated and able to work under pressure,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Pro-active and positive to changes and challenges,

Key Relationships/ Stakeholders 

  • External Auditors
  • Tax advisors
  • Regulatory & Tax Authorities         


  • Project Team (Cost Control, contract…)
  • General Accounts
  • Global Finance.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  31st October, 2021.


we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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