Posted on :
1 Feb, 2018
1 Feb, 2018
Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a portfolio of 80 licences across 16 countries. Our focus is on finding and monetising oil in Africa and the Atlantic Margins.
Since 2006, Tullow has had interests Ghana and was appointed as the Jubilee Field Operator. First oil was achieved in November 2010 and has become Tullow’s key asset generating significant high-margin oil production. Tullow’s second major discovery and subsequent development in Ghana is the TEN field where first oil was successfully achieved on time and on budget in August 2016. There are further exploration opportunities for Tullow Ghana Limited (TGL) including expanding Jubilee to include outlying deep-water reserves. More information can be found here Ghana BU
Job Title: Accounts Payable Manager
The Tullow Ghana Limited Accounts Payable & Treasury is responsible for all aspects of Accounts Payable and Treasury management, including Vendor Payments, Customer invoicing, cash flow management & forecasting, Vendor & Customer master data maintenance, Petty cash & Corporate charge card management and limitation of forex exposure.
The TGL Accounts Payable & Treasury team is looking to hire an Accounts Payable Manager based in the Accra office and will be responsible for:
Ensuring Group standard AP processes are followed with only allowed exceptions tolerated.
Managing cash flow of TGL such that there are always sufficient funds on hand to meet existing obligations as they fall due.
Taking responsibility for timely completion of all vendor and customer reconciliations as part of the monthly reconciliation process.
Ensuring that the bank clearing accounts are kept in a clean state with complete reconciliations details while remaining compliant with local Banking laws and regulations, including Forex regulations.
Ensuring that customer invoices are collected and settled in a timely manner in line with contract terms.
Managing and reviewing all transactions performed by the AP team.
Assisting where required to provide information required for internal, JV or external audits.
Actively engaging in Group Finance projects relating to improvements to be implemented in the AP cycles
Undertaking certain ongoing activities such as management reporting, cash flow forecasting, corporate budgeting and account reconciliations
Training, development and supervision of the Accounts Payable and Treasury team
You will be able to demonstrate experience/ Qualifications in the following areas:
Degree qualified or a member of one of the professional Accounting bodies (e.g. CA, CIMA, ACCA) with at least 7years post qualified experience
Extensive accounts payable experience
SAP AP experience
Demonstrable knowledge of VAT
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Multinational financial reporting experience
Team management experience
In Tullow, all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully and everyone has equal access to opportunities and resources to enable them to contribute to Tullow’s overall success.
To achieve this, we offer our employees:
A performance-driven culture that generates results
A commitment to your personal and professional development
A chance to make a difference to our business, working in or leading teams of talented, committed people
A culture that appreciates diversity & inclusion and provides equal opportunities
Recognition and reward for your performance.
Our philosophy is to bring people into Tullow with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial and long lasting relationship. Working for Tullow will increase your knowledge, broaden your horizons and extend your professional network. We offer a competitive reward package of base salary, incentives and benefits which is designed to attract, retain and motivate the best talent in our industry.