Chief Accountant, Senegal

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Linum Consult’s client is a large international company specialising in power generation. They are urgently seeking a Chief Accountant to oversee and manage the Finance teams across their African division. This role will be based in Senegal.


  • Handling and monitoring the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes in a timely manner
  • Coordinating and supervising full accounting activities on a sustainable basis
  • Supervising all analyses and reconciliations necessary to qualify and explain the accounting information on a regular basis
  • Ensuring the compliancy with general principles and internal practices to get straight clearance of the statutory and management accounts in a timely manner
  • Supporting audit reviews and answering any requests
  • Supervising the different tax and social returns (declarations, payments, bookings)
  • Identifying and driving any process improvement opportunities


  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Accounting
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in a similar role within an international business environment
  • Working knowledge of SAP is essential
  • Well-organised and process-oriented, proactive and driven to promote best practices
  • Fluency in English is essential


If you fulfil all of the key criteria for this position, then please formally submit your CV along with your current financial package details for the attention of Frederick Thugniot at

If you fulfil all the criteria stipulated, you will be contacted within 10 days. If you do not fulfil the minimum criteria, we may contact you regarding alternative positions.

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