Deputy Finance Manager

Bourbon Oil and Gas

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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.



  • Responsible for all accounting related activities from developing and maintaining accounting processes and procedures up to delivery timely reports.
  • Lead and supervise an accounting team based in both Lagos and PHC on all aspects: General Accounting, Tax Accounting, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Ensure the integrity of the General Ledger by maintaining a strong framework of internal controls.
  • Optimize cash, bank balances and financial investments.
  • Ensure the drafting of compliant and timely financial statement with FIRS and FRCN regulations.
  • Ensure reliable and timely monthly financial reporting to the Group in compliance with the Group accounting policies
  • Manage the relationships with Legal Auditors, Bankers and Tax Authorities.
  • Manage all aspects of tax compliance. Coordinate between local lawyers, management and legal Group teams on legal matters.
  • Line reporting and functional linkage
  • Reports to the Finance Manager and functionally linked to sub finance departments


Key skills and Competencies

  • Team Management.
  • Excellent level of oral and written communication, ability to deliver synthetic reports.
  • Excellent Planning & organizing skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Experience
  • Minimum of 8 years in Audit and / or Financial Management with 3 / 4 years in a similar role
  • Previous experience as a legal auditor in a Big Four firm or a multinational oil servicing firm will be an added advantage
  • Previous international Experience
  • Fluent in English, ability to communicate seamlessly in French language will be an asset and an added advantage
  • Very good knowledge of Oracle e-Business Suite.
  • Microsoft Office Pack Skills and Advanced Excel skills (advanced formulas and pivot tables are a minimum requirement)
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in an Accounting and Finance from a renowned university
  • Must be an ICAN Chartered Accountant
  • ACCA Chartered Accountant (or European Union /USA equivalent certifications) will be an added advantage

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Bourbon Oil and Gas

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years