Oil and Gas

Job Vacancy for West Africa OTR Finance Leader at Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: West Africa OTR Finance Leader

Job ID:3157782
Location: Lagos
Job Function: Finance
Business Segment: Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Process Solutions

Role Summary

  • The WAF OTR Finance Leader will be accountable for providing financial support to the WAF TPS Product Lines particularly working closely with the WAF Services Area Leader to ensure the accuracy of financial consolidation and reporting for actual and planning purposes.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in a financial position, preferably in reporting or financial planning and analysis role
  • Experience preparing variance analysis and financial forecasts
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Fluent in English both verbal and written
  • Oracle Pascal Knowledge is a Plus
  • Proficient use of financial systems and analysis tools to include Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a fast paced environment, remaining flexible and adaptable; independent and clear thinker; self-motivated to take initiative

Desired Characteristics:

  • Able to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Detailed oriented
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficiency in Oracle Usage
  • Financial analysis skills, with ability to develop actionable strategic recommendations; tenacity and ability to drive closure on open items
  • Strong interpersonal skills (communication, influence)
  • Strong analytical skills (attention to detail, organized)
  • Achievement oriented (commitment, sense of urgency, initiative)
  • Problem solving skills (adaptability, ownership)
  • Simplification mindset
  • Ability to deal effectively with changing priorities in a diverse organization
  • Self-starter/team player

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work with PM team for QMI build up, project CM analysis and drive data visibility of revenue , build accountability across Service, PM on execution culture
  • Work closely with Reporting team to ensure quality and timeliness for closing reports
  • Lead Revenue Recognition compliance and coordinate 606 SOX documentation
  • Lead cost accounting &analysis with process enhancement to seek opportunities for cost out
  • Drive strong continuous process improvement and enhance control on COQ, inventory turns, Physical Count, cycle count
  • Work with internal and external auditors & controllership team to ensure business is fully in compliance with internal & external standards
  • Partner with the operations team to promote efficiencies annual billing cycle which includes demand planning, pricing analysis, customer relations, and overall product management
  • Analyze results with Operational partners to drive unit cost productivity understanding and opportunity identification
  • Process Assist with defining enhancements to financial processes and drive operational accountability/ownership of costs, contractor management and alignment of revenue with expense trends
  • Provide support for changes in operational processes and build relationships with operational leadership to drive business decision making
  • Drive & coordinate closing processes to pace entries to go, closing submissions and preparing closing analytics and post-mortem analysis
  • Support in Oracle Pascal Penetration and Project Setup to drive adequate project accounting

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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