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Assistant Manager, Finance & Accounting At APM Terminals

Date Posted: 10/Apr/2014
Deadline: 23/Apr/2014

At APM Terminals, the results you deliver matter. We will give you lots of responsibility right from the start and plenty of opportunities to achieve your full potential. For all of our employees, we offer fair, competitive compensation and rewards which include continuous development opportunities. Since our talented employees are the foundation of our company culture and our success, we reward performance in a way that promotes continued achievement.

At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.

Assistant Manager, Finance & Accounting

We Offer

Value and team-based leadership.
•An open and engaging working environment.
•A wide range of international career opportunities.
•Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment.
•Competitive compensation packages


Key Responsibilities

Provide timely and accurate financial information / analysis of Maersk Line performance to Cluster Management 
ØOverall responsible to ensure accurate General Ledger is maintained for all accounts including statutory.
ØEnsure timely preparation of monthly financials, schedules, reconciliation for Senior Finance Management review
ØEnsure Hermes is correctly and timely updated and signed-off
ØPrepare quarterly forecast for management review and upload the data in Hermes4cast.
ØPrepare/Assist Management in annual budget
ØEnsure monthly reconciliation and internal control files are timely updated for Senior Finance Management review 
ØTo co-ordinate with GSC and ensure that off-shored tasks are carried out timely, accurately and completely 
ØTo oversee the operations of the Payables function to ensure vendors are paid accurately and efficiently 
ØTo oversee the performance of Receivables function to ensure customer invoices are correctly and timely issued.
ØDrive identification of local opportunities to improve profitability 
ØTo be responsible for risk management surrounding payments and receipts 
ØOutstanding receivables management 
ØEnsure that local finance and controls are complete, accurate and timely in line with global guidelines and local laws and regulations 
ØAd hoc reporting 


Who we are looking for

ØRequires a university degree in business or accounting. Qualification as a Chartered Accountant or Certified Public Accountant, or equivalent is preferable.
ØRequires at least th five years of progressively more responsible general accounting and finance experience preferably in the private sector, and in transportation or related industry. 
ØMust have a working knowledge of Management Accounting fundamentals and its applications.
ØMust be familiar with best practices in the professional field of accounting and financial analysis.
ØMust be familiar with finance and banking concepts and the tools for analyzing financial decisions, based on modern financial theory, including such things as discounted cash flow techniques, capital budgeting and valuation; investment decisions, analysis of corporate financial policy, including capital structure, cost of capital, financial markets, and merger and acquisition activities.
ØMust be familiar with commercial law, credit agreements, concession and management agreements, and other related legislation, decrees, and legal opinions.
ØMust have thorough understanding and working knowledge of accounting specific software. Requires proficiency in various software applications and programs, specifically EXCEL spreadsheets.
ØRequires excellent analytical skills, including the ability to extract, compile and analyze data.

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