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Dakar, , Senegal

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Job description

Our client, an Oil and Gas Operating Company are looking for an Accountant to be based in their offices in Dakar, Senegal. The role is offered with a long-term contract and a negotiable monthly salary.

Job Overview:

As Accountant you'll initially report to the Finance Manager and be responsible for finance and office administration matters pertaining to Senegal.


  • Engagement with personnel from local tax offices, JVPs, Petrosen and the local bank.
  • Prepare monthly tax returns (VAT, WHT & payroll taxes)
  • Assist with preparing the PSC finance quarterly reporting
  • Assist with the delivery of periodical management reporting
  • Ensure document management is maintained to the highest standard in readiness for ongoing audits.
  • Manage Petty Cash transactions
  • Enter transactions into SAP and reconcile monthly Accounts

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ideally have a Professional qualification such as an Degree or Accounting Certificate
  • Ideally have relevant accounting experience ideally within the Senegalese oil and gas or mining sectors
  • Ideally have a history in either Joint Venture and/or PSC environments
  • An understanding Senegal taxation matters including; Witholding Tax, Payroll Tax and Commercial Tax
  • Proficient using SAP accounting systems
  • Fluent English language (written and verbal) and Wolof and French language (written and verbal)