Adexen Nigeria Vacancies: Cost Controller

Posted on :

5 Mar, 2010

Category :

Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Adexen Nigeria is a professional executive search firm offering comprehensive recruiting and assessment solutions, Adexen Nigeria is recruiting for their client, a leading provider of marines services to Multinational Oil Companies operating in off shore oil facilities, they are looking for an expatriate Cost Controller.
Job Description:

The Cost Controller will participate in the development of the company Finance and Administration.

  • He will deal with all the financial and accounting issues related to the company in Nigeria.
  • He will report directly to the FM and interacts on regular basis with Contract, Operation and Logistics Managers, business and finance staff of Group companies

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review accounting code on issued POs and the daily postings of all non-PO purchases to confirm their correct allocation to vessels and review accounting codes on issued POs
  • Ensure Logistic Managers promptly invoice out ‘Charge-Backs’ according to SLAs
  • Check the turnover of Back-to-Back charters matches the amount invoiced to customers to confirm all appropriate costs are back-charged to the Group companies that provide such vessels
  • Check and confirm the accuracy and completeness of the invoiced turnover made by Contract Managers
  • Prepare monthly Vessel Cost Reports to deadlines
  • Align the finalised management accounting information that is reported to Group with the submitted corporate reported results
  • Support the booking of comprehensive accruals & provisions to provide accurate operating costs
  • Analyse the profitability of the Nigerian operations by each vessel and central Service Function, eg Crewing, Maintenance, to explain the aggregated results to also confirm the accuracy of cost allocation
  • Review and comment on variance between actual performance and budget and previous month with recommendations for cost improvements
  • Support the preparation of annual operating budget and participates in cost benchmarking
  • Improve processes and controls. Initial project is to establish front-end Purchase Order module of Oracle AP and oversee the set up of Supply Contracts
  • Document and maintain documented procedures

Job Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience in the Maritime offshore and Oil & Gas sectors
  • Knowledge of Oracle is required
  • A previous experience in Africa is a plus
  • Able to work under stress to tight deadlines while dealing with unexpected problems that are coming daily on top of the normal business with the ability to develop last minute plan
  • Organized, able to organize both himself
  • Analytical by nature, instinctively notice abnormalities and inconsistencies in data
  • Able to take decisive action to remediate errors and change a process to stop any repeat
  • Open minded, open to foreign culture and have good human relationship skills.
  • Strong character, results focused and determined to succeed
  • Creative, have new ideas to change ways of working

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