Senior GL Accountant – Qatargas – Doha, Qatar

Job Purpose
Provide professional advice and guidance on division specific financial and accounting areas e.g. month-end financial closing, cost allocation, Joint Venture master data set up, Cost Flow designs/ set-up, maintenance of Chart of Accounts, whilst demonstrating a sound understanding of the underlying principles, concepts and standards. Collects analyses and presents financial data, both internally and externally.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s) – I
Role is responsible for the effective implementation/ review/ guidance as per approved policies and procedures tasks related to: Month-end Financial Closing; Cost allocation process; Master data maintenance, Joint Venture system set up in SAP and any System Design changes.
Major challenges of the role are (1) provide professional advice and guidance in SAP system set up for Joint Venture and Cost Flow designs; (2) review and implementation of month-end financial closing and cost allocation process; (3) maintenance of chart of accounts, cost objects and various reporting hierarchies use across Finance and other Groups.

Key Job Accountabilities – I
Perform/ review as per approved procedures of month- end financial closing activities, ensuring that closing procedures are efficient and reliable, and in compliance with Operations &Maintenance, Joint Venture, and Service Agreements.
Perform financial master data creation and maintenance for QG OPCO, all Joint Venture Companies and Common Facilities (e.g. vendor, customer, cost objects, GL accounts).
Perform Accounts Reconciliation process for all Qatargas companies, ensuring the propriety of financial reports through a well-controlled Accounts Reconciliation process.
Interface with other Finance divisions to obtain/provide financial information, guidance and interpret/ utilize financial documents (e.g. statistical key figures, impact of allocation).
Prepares/ review GL routine reports (e.g. month-end closing KPI, vendor monitoring report, accounts reconciliation management report.
Review and update policies and procedures for the different GL processes. Ensure relevant Company regulations and controls are observed, system/ work integrity is maintained.
Identify and provide recommendations for possible enhancement or improvement and provide input for the development of financial systems and procedures.

Key Job Accountabilities – II
Participate in routine and non-routine specific projects within set terms of reference and defined processes. Assist supervisor in the preparation of reports. Ensure integrity of routine and non-routine data into standard output, supports analysis, processes financial transactions and performs reconciliations.
Provide advice and guidance to graduates to assist them in delivering the required outputs and promoting their development.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Commerce.
Internationally recognized professional accounting qualification (CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent).

Knowledge and/or Experience – I
5 years of experience in a Finance function in the Oil & Gas Industry.
Solid knowledge of SAP/ accounting systems.

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