Expro Gulf Ltd Recruitment 2011 - Jobs in Ghana

Expro Gulf Ltd Recruitment 2011

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6 Sep, 2011

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Oil and Gas Jobs in Ghana

EXPRO GULF LTD it is a multinational oilfield services company with a long standing reputation for “Excellence in Operations” in the Oil and Gas industry. Our company provides Subsea, Well Testing/Well Clean Up/DST and TCP services and is an industry leader in Well Flow Management. We regularly recruit personnel in the areas of administration, finance & accounting, human resources, mechanical, electrical engineering, etc

Job Description

Currently have a vacancy in the Finance and Accounting department at our offices in Accra, Ghana.

The position reports to the Area Finance Manager and is a full-time local contract position. The main responsibilities of the position include assisting the Country Accountants and the Area/Region Finance Team with month end close processes by leading the AP close, assisting Procurement/Buyer(s) with vendor spend patterns and vendor review, matching invoices to PO before payment, reconciling the GR/IR account in a timely fashion and to Group standards; processing and payment of vendor invoices; and assisting with the preparation of trial balance & annual statutory accounts for local resident Companies within the Area/Region.

The Principal Functions of the position are as follows:

Prepare, verify and process vendor invoices and prepare invoices batches for data entry in SAP;
Data enter vendor invoices;
Ensure that PO invoices have been Goods Receipted processing payments;
Ensure that non=PO (i.e. F.I.) invoices have been approved in accordance with delegation of authority or financial procedures before processing payments;
Ensure the efficient payment of vendor invoices in accordance with purchasing documents and agreed terms of trade;
Prepare monthly supplier reconciliation statements and ensure that reconciling items have been correctly reflected and any outstanding balances are cleared on a timely basis;
Provide regular and ad hoc management information in relation to creditors
Print and distribute monthly financial (AP and Aged Creditor’s) reports;
Prepare a weekly update of the latest accounts payable monthly report to show the status of outstanding vendor invoices over 60 days old, for presentation to Finance and Country Management Teams;
Ensure that month-end and year-end close procedures related to accounts payable, operating expenses, and accrued expenses; are completed on time and to agreed standards and that the month-end checklist/action tracker is updated accordingly
Manage the weekly and monthly cheque and vendor payment runs and notify suppliers invoices with purchase orders;
Handle all account queries relating to Accounts Payable;
Daily review of P & L accounts line item by line item to ensure that all cost are posted to the correct GL code and correct cost centres;
Query and ensure correction where there is wrong use of GL codes and cost centres;
Daily review of Balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy especially GP/IR account/AR/prepayment accounts;
Daily review of bank transactions and postings;
Daily review of vendor invoices/petty cash vouchers to ensure proper approvals according to DOA matrix and completion of documentations;
Ensuring that documents that were not properly approved are approved, posted in SAP and filed accordingly
Daily review of revenue invoices/cost tracker and GL accounts to ensure effective working capital and avoidance of Revenue leakage
Daily review of Assets Under construction account (AUC) for any new additions so that the supporting documents could be photocopied and filed under AUC file for audit purposes;
Expro Gulf Ltd, Ghana Branch offers a competitive salary/benefits package and excellent career opportunities for the right candidate.

Required Skills or Experience

Candidates should be self-starters, 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. Qualified Ghanaian nationals are encouraged to apply and will be given preference.


The following qualifications are required and/or strongly recommended:

Good communication and interpersonal skills;
A recognised Accounting or Finance qualification, part or fully qualified Chartered or Certified Accountancy qualifications would be an advantage/desirable
Recent, hands-on balance sheet reconciliation experience;
More than 3 years, post graduation/working experience in Accounts Payable transactions along hands-on vendor ledger reconciliations is essential
5 plus years post qualification experience would be desirable
Oil & Gas Industry Knowledge;
Recent knowledge of & use of SAP or any other recognised ERP/Accounting software is essential;
English language competency (both oral and written) is essential
French language fluency would be an advantage/desirable

How To Apply

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please submit your CV along with a covering letter of interest to Sandra Mireku – PA to Area Management, Expro Gulf Ltd – Ghana Branch at: [email protected]

Alternatively, you may post your CV and a covering letter to:

Expro Gulf Ltd, Ghana
Ground Floor, Millennium Heights Building
14 Liberation Link
Accra Commercial
Accra, Ghana

Offer valid till: 09 Sep, 2011

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