Website Sahara Group

Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia

Job Title: Treasury & Tax Accountant

Job ID: TTA6727

Job Type: Full Time

Location: IKOYI, Lagos state, Nigeria

Department: Asharami Energy Limited

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Purpose Statement:

  • To ensure effective custody and management of all company funds through complete documentation of all bank and cash transaction and reconciliation of Bank and Petty Cash balance in the General ledger.
  • To ensure tax remittances and statutory payments are properly accounted for, remitted and filed in order to prevent penalties

Key Deliverables


  • Makes all payment for Asharami Energy- writes and issues cheques, prepares telegraphic transfer instructions (Naira and Foreign currency), maintains and administers petty cash (Nigeria and foreign currency)
  • Monitors and processes banking transactions in collaboration with the Management and Project Accountant
  • Liaison with various banks where company accounts are maintained.
    Enforces policies, procedures and internal controls related to bank and cash operations.
  • Prepares and submits a daily cash report for all bank accounts. This details Asharami Energy’s cash positions in all banks.
  • Assists with cash flow planning so that all debt payment and other obligation are paid timely and ensure accurate and timely transfer of funds to meet foreign payment obligations.
  • Collection and receipting of all crude proceeds and cash calls received by Asharami Energy
  • Ensure the safety and security of all cash and cheques by putting them in the safe at the close of business on a daily basis.
  • Handling of Treasury related queries.


  • Monthly bank reconciliation and preparation of bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts assigned-Naira and Dollar.
  • Timely remittance and reconciliations on remittances made with Tax authorities


  • Timely payment and filing of statutory payments (WHT; PPT; CIT; NCD and VAT) for all Asharami Energy subsidiaries
  • Filing of Transfer pricing for all upstream companies


  • Good knowledge of personal computers and proficiency in MS-Office applications.
  • Basic knowledge of banking operations.
  • Basic knowledge of tax remittance rates and deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Multi-tasking and coordination

Minimum Qualification/ Experience:

  • Accounting Graduate with 3 years of work experience in a similar role
    Relevant Professional Qualification ACA, CIMA, ACCA with a minimum of the final stage in Professional Examinations

Personality Traits:

  • Amiable
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Analytical

Working Relationships

  • Finance Manager
  • Management Accountant
  • Banks
  • Tax authorities
  • Vendors

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