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Treasury Accountant At BOURBON

Date Posted: 05/Oct/2016
Deadline: Not Specified

A leading international player in marine services, BOURBON offers to the most demanding oil & gas clients worldwide a full line of innovative, safe, high performance and new generation vessels and an expanded offer of offshore oil & gas services.

Job Title: Treasury Accountant (Based in Lagos, Nigeria)

As an international leader in marine services, BOURBON offers to the most demanding oil & gas clients worldwide a full line of innovative, safe, high performance and new generation vessels and an expanded offer of offshore oil & gas services delivered by 11 000 experienced and competent employees across 45 countries. By joining BOURBON you will be "Under the flag ofexcellence”. 

Bourbon recruits a Treasury Accountant (Based in Lagos)


To assess, monitor, plan and manage the efficient utilization of cash and financial services in a manner consistent with the objectives of the Company.


Duties & Responsibilities  

  • Understand, manage, and supervise all aspects of Bank & Cash Reconciliation for all Locations,
  • Prepares monthly GL entries and account reconciliations for petty cash, banks, cash advances and Staff Loans
  • Monitor and Evaluate bank service fees on a monthly basis and address quality issues
  • Manage all aspects of short-Investment portfolios
  • Assist in the management of Banking relationship
  • Daily Cash status for management
  • Assess risk/return tradeoffs in guidelines.
  • Understand and manage appropriate accounting procedures and processes.
  • Recommend, implement and maintain process improvements.
  • Manage disbursement of Petty Cash Expenses for Lagos Office
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit, including special projects.
  • Maintains reports, records, and files for all treasury activities.


Line reporting and functional linkage


Report to the Head of General Accounting with a functional relationship with internal Finance sub team/departments.

Key skills & Behavior

  • Knowledge of investment portfolio strategy, banking, and financial instruments.
  • General knowledge of GAAP and IFRS reporting requirements
  • Advanced analytical, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent collaboration, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to break down problems into meaningful parts and come to rational and well-thought out conclusions.
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Interested in process improvement.
  • Willing to adapt quickly to quick changes in direction.
  • Ability to pick up tasks quickly with on-the-job training experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in purchasing FX currency on the spot market, understanding of foreign currency markets and pricing.
  • Familiarity with basic finance and accounting, including GL accounting systems, allocation methodology, purchase orders, and budgeting.
  • Ability to handle diverse tasks and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and identify and execute improvements in the treasury area. Previous project experience with payment automation is a plus.
  • Maintain a neat work area, professional appearance and personal conduct at all times.


  •  Must have at least 5 years prior treasury and cash management experience; management experience preferred
  • Extensive experience in preparing cash and bank reconciliation.
  • Experience in building complex financial models to evaluate various financial plans.



Fluent in English, Ability to communicate in French Language will be considered an asset.


Computer knowledge

  • Advanced spreadsheet and modeling skills.
  • Good Knowledge ERP. Oracle ERP will be an added advantage.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance from a reputable university.
  • ACA/ACCA Certification is strongly preferred.




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