Accountants at TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited

  • Full Time
  • Rivers

TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited

TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company producing and supplying energy: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gas, renewables and electricity. Over 100,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, clean, reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. As a company with over 500 professions in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies places sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of populations by offering high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos
Domain: Finance
Type of contract: Regular position

Job Purpose

  • This job is created for an accounting officer that can work in any finance function, such as cost control, General Accounting, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Budget & Reporting, Risk Management & Insurance, Internal Control, UNISUP Methods, Tax, and Audit Support

Job Dimensions

  • Budget preparation, budget performance and monitoring
  • Develop and maintain appropriate strategies/reports to ensure adequate budget/performance monitoring and timely issuance of monthly Management Control Report.
  • Manages the monthly closure activities, including making adequate provisions for accruals and follow-up of prepayments.
  • Manages the work commitment process, including validation to external parties/HQ (releases PRs, PO and approves RFS in STAR for Head Office), timely review and validation of SES.
  • Treasury operations and treasury control
  • Invoice processing, general accounting and payment
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements (Naira and Dollar)
  • Preparation of monthly group financial reporting and consolidation
  • Maintain and enforce compliance with SOX Controls relating to assigned functions.
  • Support Partners and Authorities budget and performance review sessions
  • All Federal Government direct & indirect taxes (Petroleum Profits Tax, Gas flare fees, Royalty on Gas sold, Royalty on oil produced, Education tax, OPL & OML rentals, VAT, WHT, PAYE etc) covering all the Totalenergies Upstream Companies in Nigeria


  • Monitoring/analyzing of GL 445909 (NG01) and making corrections were necessary to maintain zero balance.
  • Running accrual process for GIT monthly, to accrue the cumulative balances and booking its reversal date on the first of the next month.
  • Assist with the accounting and booking of all Cash Calls paid by Partners into the JV Accounts/Books and analyzing the related impact on the Treasury Report
  • Assist with the preparation of NNPC/TEPNG and AMENAM Annual returns
  • Preparation of Intercompany reconciliation report for TotalEnergies Group entities.
  • Monthly SOX performance and upload on CM+
  • Monitoring invoices in the workflow and following up with actors over items that are overdue.
  • Following up with archivists for reprocessing of invoices received but not in IMP for processing.
  • Fixed asset accounting, depreciation, asset disposals and reporting
  • Accurate computation, and timely filing/payments for all taxes, fees and levies in accordance with statutory provisions of the tax laws with respect to strict deadlines
  • Monthly taxes closure activities and reconciliations with Corporate Budget & Reporting and Corporate Accounting teams
  • Routine and non-routine tax audits by FIRS, States Tax Authorities, NDDC, NEITI, EY Nigeria and EY Paris
  • Treasury operations and treasury control including reconciliation of daily bank balance
  • UNISUP closure activities: settlement, cutback etc
  • Any other duties assigned

Context & Environment:

  • Work location – Port Harcourt or Lagos
  • Complex business ventures, agreements, determination and re-determinations of interests
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting in CAP.
  • Quarterly SEC financial reporting under stringent Head Office deadlines.
  • Dynamic regulatory frameworks (IFRS, CAMA, FRCN, PPTA, CITA, CBN, CR EP ACC).
  • Complex financial data repository framework (SAP branches, leases, company codes).
  • High-level requirement for accuracy and completeness of financial information under high-pressure working condition.
  • Multiple interfaces with stakeholders across metiers, affiliates, and external parties.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business Administration or Social Sciences. ICAN or ACCA qualification is an added advantage.
  • Experience: Less than 3 years
  • Good analytical skill and knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or any accounting software is a requirement.
  • Fair knowledge of Oil and Gas industry.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
16th April, 2024.

To apply for this job please visit