Joint Venture Accountant – SA020 in Lagos, Nigeria

at Owel-Linkso

Oil & Gas / Mining
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Company: South Atlantic Petroleum Limited

Joint Venture Accountant – SA020

Reports to: Manager, Accounting and Reporting

Key Roles:

The Joint Venture Accountant will take ownership of all finance related reporting obligations in the company’s JVs and drive compliance in a timely manner. Critical to this role is the ability to absorb a large mass of data and deploy integrated processes that ensure SAPETRO companies meet their reporting obligations to Partners, Host Governments and Communities under each JV



  • Maintain JV Accounting ledgers for all Assets
  • Prepare monthly Billing Statements for Operated Acreages
  • Prepare monthly cash calls for Operated Acreages
  • Prepare periodic Government and Ministry reports as required by governing agreements for all assets
  • Review transactions for appropriate charges
  • Provide reconciliation between JV Ledgers and General Ledger Accounts
  • General Balance Sheet Reconciliations for assigned accounts and review with GL Accountant
  • Comply with month end time table for GL closure and Reports
  • Prepare monthly journal entries (JV related accruals)
  • Prepare monthly analysis of Current Accounts for individual JVs
  • Prepare reports to feed financial statements (variance analysis, etc.)
  • Work on special projects, if requested


  • Minimum of 2nd Class Upper University degree
  • Approximately 5 to 10 years experience in a similar position or Oil & Gas audit experience with a reputable multinational practice
  • Chartered Accountant (ACA/ ACCA / CPA)
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • IFRS experience is an advantage
  • Good interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills
  • Good team spirit
  • Strong analytical, multitasking and problem solving skills
  • Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Tools
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