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SOCOMAR is looking for 01 Senior Accountant (m/f) for the needs of its services.

Job title: Senior accountant (m/f)
Type of contract: Permanent contract with trial period
Management / Department: Accounting
Place of work: Douala
Publication date: 03/13/2023
Reference: 01/DRH/CC/DG /2023

Duties of the post:

The accountant’s main mission is to observe, analyze and record any fact or information of an accounting or financial nature having an impact on the company’s assets in order to make a synthesis in order to make available to the various partners the company sound and timely accounting and financial information through the preparation of financial statements (balance sheet, general ledger, DSF, profit and loss account)


  • Keep the general, technical and analytical accounts;
  • Optimize the tax management of the company;
  • Prepare financial statements;
  • Design and apply the chart of accounts of SOCOMAR SA;
  • Keep and save accounting documents under the conditions provided for by laws and regulations;
  • Check and monitor all operations of an accounting nature, related to the activities of all services, in liaison with the competent operational departments;
  • Seize and propose the tax opportunities offered by the legislation;
  • Limit litigation and tax adjustments;
  • Generate all accounting entries on SAGE;
  • Edit the accounting tables and annexes;
  • Validate and de-validate accounting documents on SAGE;
  • Delete technical parts;
  • Accounting for income and expenditure;
  • Prepare budget reports
  • Oversee monthly and quarterly account closings
  • Conduct inventories, in liaison with the competent services
  • Performs any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.



  • Level of studies: MASTER in accounting and management / Finance / Audit and management control
  • Experience required: at least 10 years in the field, and of which 05 minimum in positions of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of OHADA Accounting, Financial and Budget Management, Business Organization, Audit and Internal Control, Business Law, Taxation.
  • In-depth knowledge of the maritime sector and certifications obtained in accounting/taxation will be a major asset.
  • Be no more than 45 years old;
  • Know how to speak English and French
  • Very good knowledge of EXCEL and other accounting software packages


  • Treatment of accounting transactions
  • Technique for developing, monitoring and executing the budget
  • Statistics
  • Bank and cash reconciliations
  • Preparation of summary financial statements
  • Filing and archiving techniques
  • Inventories of stocks and fixed assets
  • Use of internal accounting software
  • Administrative writing
  • Taxation / Audit and management control / Financial management.
  • Planning and reporting
  • Administrative management of resources / Animation of teams
  • Monthly verification of the proper maintenance of the accounts
  • Business performance tracking
  • Establishment of indicators and dashboards
  • Optimization of specialized software that supports the success of its missions


  • Have a spirit of rigor and precision
  • Be comfortable with numbers
  • Excellent knowledge of spreadsheets and other accounting software packages
  • Analytical mind
  • Organized and autonomous: prioritize tasks according to the allocated time.
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications.
  • Ability to lead several simultaneous projects.
  • Good ability to work in a team and under pressure.
  • Oriented towards problem solving and proactivity
  • Strong knowledge of English


Interested candidates must send their CV + cover letter to the address:
NB: write in the subject of the email “ SENIOR ACCOUNTANT ” 

Deadline: 03/21/2023

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