Accounting Head job at SeaOwl Energy

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Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  21 October 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 13-10-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Accounting Head

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

SeaOwl Energy

Deadline of this Job:
21 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

About Us
SeaOwl Energy Services is a specialist provider of integrated services and project management solutions within the Energy and Renewables industries. We provide global workforce solutions to the Construction, Energy, Extractives, Logistics, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. SeaOwl Energy Services offers a full range of staffing solutions, including: Contract; Recruitment Services; Managed Solutions; and Consultancy/Contingent Work Force.
On behalf of our Client in the Extractives sector, we are looking for competent individuals to fill the following position:
Job Title: Accounting Head
Reporting to; Financial Controller
Direct Subordinates (No.) Four (4)

Missions/Job Dimensions
The Job Holder is based in Kampala and has 4 subordinates, including 2 in Dar esSalaam. He/she manages the entire accounting function, including the production of EACOP’s accounts, in time and quality, under IFRS and other norms as required (tax etc.). EAST AFRICAN CRUDE OIL PIPELINE (EACOP) LTD, a company incorporated in England and Wales, EACOP Ltd is a UK company, with two branches (UG & TZ) and has 4 shareholders; TotalEnergies, UNOC TPDC and UNOC It is to build and operate an oil pipeline from Hoima (UG) to Tanga (TZ).

Context and Environment
• Transition from TEAM BV to EACOP Ltd
• Implementation of a brand new dedicated ERP for EACOP Ltd (Finance and HR)

• Supervise and control the Financial Accounting activities of the UG and TZ branches (and UK head office) in line with EACOP applicable accounting rules, procedures and agreements
• Advise on oil & gas industry and IFRS referential & guidelines applicable to the company
• Manage and coordinate the monthly/quarterly/year-end closure processes to produce reliable and timely financial statements, in close cooperation with Cost Control
• Finalize the preparation of the monthly/quarterly reporting as determined by and for the Board and Shareholders
• Maintain clean balance sheet accounts including auxiliary accounts, assets, stocks
• Ensure that invoices are approved, processed and posted correctly and on time and that payments are made on time.
• Prepare and send the cash calls for equity contributions to shareholders
• Participate in the EACOP’s new ERP integration and implementation for a successful roll-out by Q2 2022
• Identify abnormalities or weaknesses in the accounting processes and implement any appropriate remediation or improvement
• Design and update adequate procedures to mitigate risks of fraud, ensure that accounting practices are compliant
• Ensure the first level contact in external audits (statutory and financial, fiscal, shareholders, national authority), prepare responses to audit requests and contribute to assess the position towards any audit exceptions Team Development
• Participate in recruiting the new Accounting team members
• Supervise the daily activities through objectives and support
• Provide effective leadership for team competency enhancement, career development and coaching
• Support the on-going efforts to make EACOP a great place to work

• Contribute to the smooth and successful transition from TEAM + SAP to EACOP + new ERP
• Ensure the successful ramp-up of the EACOP own accounting in line with the whole project

• University degree in Finance or a related discipline . Good knowledge of General Accounting principles, IFRS
• Certified Public Accountant( a must)

• Minimum 12 year experience in accounting and finance, preferably in Oil and Gas industry
• Excellent knowledge of SAP (or equivalent ERP), Microsoft Office Suite
• Organizational, rigor, integrity, anticipation, deadline focus, delegation, listening, team spirit, interpersonal skills
• Highly available, autonomous and able to manage part of the team remotely

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 144

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested applicants who meet the criteria as outlined above are encouraged to send a detailed CV ONLY by email to: Via email: [email protected]   Subject of your email should be the position you are applying for Do not hesitate to contact us, if you have any questions or need any clarifications Tel. & WhatsApp: +256 (0) 761 441 554 Deadline for CV submission: Thursday, October 21st, 2021 – 5:00 pm.

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