Our client is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company, with operated and non-operated producing assets in OMLs and Marginal Fields, including oil & gas facilities and gas transport pipelines in Nigeria. Due to continuous growth in the past years and to further enhance its operational effectiveness, the Company is seeking highly motivated and result-oriented professionals to take up various responsibilities as follows:
Reporting to the Group Chief Finance Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for independent review and assessment of the internal control framework, and oversee the activities of the internal audit consultant. He/she will monitor and maintain the risk management matrix and the quarterly risk reporting activities across the Company.

Have overall accountability for establishing an appropriate internal control framework and for its successful implementation across the Company.
Take full responsibility for on-going compliance checking with the internal control frame work and raising issues and recommendations to he Group;FO and other members of the )executive management team as needed.
Be accountable for monitoring balance sheet integrity in line with policies and procedures defined by the Group Financial Controller, raising issues and recommendations to the Group CFO, Group Financial Controller and Financial Controller, Nigeria, as needed.
Manage the day-to-day relationship with our internal audit consultant in Nigeria and London. Also support the development of the annual internal audit plan for the Group CFO and Audit Committee approval.
Lead the development of the risk management plan and the risk management processes across the Company.
Lead the corporate governance activities across the Group.
Qualifications, experience and attributes
A good first degree from a reputable institution.
A higher degree, preferably an MBA will be an advantage.
Qualified Chartered Accountant with internal audit and risk management experience preferably in an E&P company.
Working knowledge and experience of Corporate Governance practices and their successful implementation in different countries
Reporting to the Head of Group Control, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Governance & Compliance, the successful candidate will monitor and maintain the risk management plans, processes, register and reporting activities across the Company. He/she will monitor corporate governance across the Company for compliance with various Acts, including the Nigerian Anti-Corruption Legislation.
Support the Head of Group Control in monitoring corporate governance activities across the Group.
Assist the head of group control to monitor compliance across he group, including joint ventures
Support the annual certification process and help create cultural awareness and compliance through a variety of processes and practices.
A good first degree from a reputable institution.
A higher degree, preferably an MBA will be an advantage.
10 years’ relevant risk management, corporate governance and compliance experience.
Knowledge of joint ventures and how to influence effective risk management, corporate governance and compliance.
Working knowledge and experience of corporate governance practices and their successful implementation in different countries.
Reporting to the CFO, Nigeria, the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of strategies for managing the overall liquidity position of the Company, oversee activities involved in the management of Nigeria treasury and settlement of payment claims/obligations. He/she will provide tax advisory services that minimize tax exposure while ensuring full compliance specifically,
interface with the finance team with regard to funding and funds management.
Ensure proactive review of the Company’s structure and operations for optimal tax efficiency. Monitor and ensure compliance to Nigerian tax requirements and remittance of tax liabilities in line with defined deadlines.
Coordinate tax audits / inspections in conjunction with tax authorities/external parties. Develop and maintain relationships with relevant financial institutions, tax authorities and government agencies.
Champion the continuous review and update of finance and accounting policies, and processes to reflect changes in business operations and ensure alignment with leading tax practices.
Be responsible for ensuring liquidity management to meet short, medium and long term obligations of the Company. Have responsibility for determining funding requirements, preparing and processing funding/cash call requirements/cash request schedules in line with treasury policies band various ventures agreements.
A good first degree from a reputable institution.
Relevant professional qualification Extensive experience in a similar role with an upstream oil and gas operator.
Strong appreciation of treasury operating management with strong knowledge of the local and international financial and economic (capital and money) market.
Strong analytical  business acumen, negotiation and persuading skills.
Results oriented with high level of attention to details.
Reporting to the Finance, Treasury and Tax Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for computing and determining tax liabilities of the Company. He/she will be responsible for preparing and filing the Company’s tax returns in line with tax requirements and deadlines to ensure compliance. Specifically, the candidate will:
Support in advising management on the tax implication of the Company’s business operations and recommend strategies to minimise tax liabilities while remaining within the ambit of tax laws.
Extract and reconcile tax information from the financial and accounting system
Accurately compute and file all relevant tax returns.
Maintain accurate and complete records of all tax transactions (e.g. tax returns, support receipts and certification) and related balance sheet (*%#ctivity for tax and audit purposes.
Facilitate the activities of tax authorities such as L1RS, FIRS during tax reviews.
Support in handling/resolving tax queries raised by relevant authorities/tax consultants.
A first degree in Accounting or any Finance related discipline.
Three (3) years’ cognate experience in tax planning and computation preferably in the oil and gas industry or professional service firm.
Strong knowledge of tax laws, requirements for the oil and gas industry.
Strong analytical quantitative and problem solving skills with proficiency in Microsoft excel
Ability to extract and analyze large amount of data
Results oriented with high sense of responsibility and accountability.
Successful candidates for all the roles are expected to have:
Strong leadership and people. management skills.
Strong, interpersonal, communication and writing skills
To apply, please quote the appropriate reference number as the subject of your e-mail and send your current curriculum vitae (prepared as a word document, and saved with your full names), a statement of how you meet our selection criteria, and the names and contact details (including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievements and abilities to us at not later than 08 November 2011.
All applications will be treated in confidence.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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