Budget Manager

Job Title: Budget Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Algeria, Algeria
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-02-20
Reference: BH-100036
Contact Name: Thomas Watkins
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2019 11:45

Job Description

A leading oil and gas operator are looking for a Finance Manager to join their team in Algeria on a 28/28 rotation. 

  • Prepare, maintain and report budgets
  • Assist budget holders with their budgeting processes and monthly value of work done reporting
  • Promote budget accountability and responsibility by department heads and budget holders
  • Prepare Operating Committee and Management Committee meeting materials and assist at meetings as required
  • Prepare internal and external reports for partners and government agencies including budget vs actuals, long term plans and monthly billing statements
  • Liaise with Company to meet their and the foreign partners’ information needs
  • Oversee and monitor month end closing process including review and preparation of accruals and allocation
  • Coordinate audits and any special investigation audits by regulators; centralize and document all requests and responses
  • Prepare/consolidate responses to all audit reports and follow up with all action items
  • Coordinate and manage system changes and enhancements relating to reporting function
  • Manage a team of 4-7 positions.
  • Insurance: manage annual policy renewal reporting requirements, claims and claim management, follow up and negotiation, premium confirmation and allocation, periodic and ad hoc insurer queries
  • Knowledge and understanding of field operations
  • Significant experience in a similar role
  • Effective understanding of accounting principles
  • Proven ability to manage a budgeting and reporting function
  • Insight into project management
  • Familiarity with budget and cost control systems
  • French or Arabic language skills would be desirable