Senior Project Accounting Accountant – Qatargas , Qatar

Job Purpose
Provide professional advice and guidance on division specific financial, accounting, management accounting, tax and related issues, whilst demonstrating a sound understanding of the underlying principles, concepts and standards. Collect, analyze and present financial data both internally and externally.
Reporting and Relationships – I
Reports to Head of Project Accounting.
Internal
Regular interface with heads and team members across Finance & Planning and other departments across the organization.
External
Shareholders, Contractors and auditors.
Reporting and Relationships – II
Job Context & Major Challenge(s) – I
Role is responsible for project accounting activities for projects.
Major challenges of the role are (1) ensure information flows with multiple shareholders, (2) ensure an appropriate project accounting environment involving a high volume of transactions.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s) – II
Financial Dimension
As defined for this job level in the Delegation of Authority and/or approved budget.
Generic Accountabilities – All Employees
Safety Health & Environment
Ensure all activities are undertaken in compliance with Company Safety, Health and Environment and Quality policies, regulations and standards.
Qatarization Program
Contribute to the development of Qatari employees. This accountability is a condition of employment for expatriate employees
Firewall Compliance
Ensure all activities undertaken comply with anti – trust and competition laws and the Company firewall policies and procedures

Key Job Accountabilities – I
Review the reports and analyze direct and allocated project / operating cost.
Analyze and update project summary reports such as green book, well-wise reports, IO vs WBS, and cost tracker reconciliations.
Check inventory movement analysis and provide meaningful explanation on movements.
Review project cost, invoices, SES for compliance with QG process and TOFA limits.
Review and provide analysis required for monthly gross cost review with CFO. Address actions from meetings as required
Ensure timely preparation and review project accruals and other accounting adjustment entries.
Compile project cash forecasts to meet cash requirements. Manage timely preparation of funding/cash calls/ billing statements for the projects including analysis of actual cash expenditures vs cash call to optimize cash balances.
Key Job Accountabilities – II
Prepare account reconciliations when necessary and address queries from venture control explaining significant variances against budget.
Support in developing WP&B guidelines and prepare inputs for all project and operating activities including headcount verification, expenditure phasing and validation with project plan.
Compile WP&B packs for management and provide meaningful analysis comparing pervious submission against current year WP&B. Assist in closure of shareholder queries when required.

Key Job Accountabilities – III
Part B: Person Specification – Minimum Requirement
Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Commerce.
Internationally recognised professional accounting qualification (CPA, CIMA or equivalent).
Knowledge and/or Experience – I
5 years of Accounting and Finance experience.
Prior experience working with Projects related business units.
Thorough knowledge of SAP FI/CO. Experience and knowledge in BPC, BW or Projects System.
Commitment to ensure organizational compliance with QG Financial Control Procedures.
Knowledge and/or Experience – II
Technical and Business Skills – I
Proficient in written and spoken English.
Computer literacy, including the use of spreadsheets, databases and graphics packages.
Ability to communicate effectively with internal/external clients.
Able to use common PC software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project) as well as functional specific software (SAP), BW, BPC, Projects System.
Technical and Business Skills – II
Technical Competencies
Analyze Collected Data & Take Action
Analyze Complex Data for Improvements
Budgeting, Cost Stewardship & Allocation
Build Knowledge of Non-Finance Functions
Communication / Information Sharing
Comply With Legal Obligations & Rules
Contribute To Strategic Decision Making
Develop Controls & Risk Mitigation Plans
Ensure Contracts Meet F & P Requirements
Ethics and Integrity
Identify Types & Sources of Risk
Identify,Report & Resolve Control Issues
Initiative / Commitment
Innovation
Interpersonal Skills
Job Knowledge
Knowledge of F & P beyond Own Area
Leverage Sys,Processes to meet Corp Obj.
Manage & Implement Policies & Procedures
Measure, assess,evaluate & mitigate Risk
Planning and Organising
Prepare Internal and External Reports
Problem Solving
Quality / Quantity of Work
Resolve Reporting Related Issues
Service Orientation
SHE Understanding
Strategic Planning
Supervising & Coaching Others
Teamwork / Supporting Others
Trust and Empowerment
Understand & Apply QG Control Framework
Understand & Prepare Statutory Accounts
Understand Business Context And Impact
Understand Business Process & Controls
Understand Business to Design reports
Understand Data Source, Use & Input
Understand Impact of Own Input
Understand QG Direction Statement & KPIs
Understand QGMS Principles & Governance
Understand the Oil & Gas Value Chain
Understand, Apply Professional Standards
Understand, Manage Documentation Systems
Understand, use QGMS tools & methodology
Understand,Implement Business Continuity
Use SAP, BPC & Other Systems
Utilize Corporate Computer Applications

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