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Works in New Business Development / NV Team to identify, screen, evaluate, pursue and capture high-quality new opportunities, essential for VAALCO’s continued growth. Initial focus will be opportunities which consist of both undeveloped field discoveries and undiscovered exploration potential. Therefore, the ability to apply new field and mature field knowledge to undrilled prospects is essential for the successful candidate. Works with Production Engineering Team on longer-term, asset-specific Reservoir Engineering projects for VAALCO’s Gabon and Equatorial Guinea fields, as dictated by business need.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Reservoir or Petroleum Engineering or similar and at least 12 years of directly related experience in Development and/or Production environments working primarily with conventional reservoirs. Experience in offshore West Africa is strongly preferred.

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 Prepares and properly analyzes Joint Interest Billings (JIB) monthly process; prepares and sends JIB partner reports; prepares asset, liability, and capital account and income statement entries by compiling and analyzing account information; manages monthly, quarterly and annual closing cycles for selected subsidiaries; works with engineering and foreign personnel with a mind for accounting implications; performs and reviews various account reconciliations (e.g. bank and AP); reviews coding and posts A/P transactions; recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options; summarizes current financial status by collecting information by preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports; substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents; and maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

Position requires: a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; 5-7 years of Accounting experience in the oil and gas industry; strong GAAP  knowledge; excellent excel skills; and ability to travel overseas on short assignments. Public accounting experience is preferred. Must have ability to reconcile inventory stored in local offices.

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This position will be responsible for consolidation of financial information, the preparation of the quarterly and annual financial statements filed with the SEC, monthly reporting to senior management and our Board of Managers.  

Prepares monthly consolidated financial statements and internal financial reports; prepares quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements, footnotes and MD&A for Forms 10-Q and 10-K filed with the SEC; prepares consolidation, including elimination entries; prepares consolidated cash flow statement and financial statement support book (tie-out binder); prepares separate entity financial statements, as needed; liaises with outside auditors and tax consultants on a quarterly basis; prepares audit work papers; researches accounting pronouncements, issues and alternatives and assist with implementation; documents and performs key internal controls needed to maintain strong and effective control environment; prepares standardized measure of oil & gas disclosures; and completes special projects and analyses as needed.

Position requires Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting; CPA; five to ten years’ experience accounting and reporting for oil & gas exploration and production company in an SEC and SOX compliant environment; familiarity with IDEAS software; strong organizational skills and detail orientation; excellent communication skills and proficient in working as part of a team; self-motivated; and strong working knowledge of personal computers with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word or comparable software.

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These positions offer exceptional compensation, incentive and benefits packages.


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