Maersk Line recruits 01 Mozambique Accounting Manager
Transports et logistique
Mozambique Accounting Manager
MZ – Maputo
Join a global leader as we embark on an industry-defining digital transformation that will revolutionise trade. You’ll play a vital part in our success, managing the customer experience, and building the experience to advance your career.
Who We Are Looking For:
We are looking for an Accounting Manager to lead our team in Mozambique. This person will be the anchor point for all accounting, compliance, and internal control related matters in the country as well as the senior liaison between the frontline and various GSC teams.
The responsibilities of the Accounting Manager include ownership of and providing insight into the Financial Statements and handling the relationship with external parties such as various Government authorities, and auditors, where relevant. In addition, the Accounting Manager will need to be on top of governance, secure our licence to operate, ensure robust internal controls and protect and enhance our external reputation.
The role entails building a trusted relationship with key internal and external stakeholders, leading without authority and working remotely with various teams to achieve desired outcomes.
Who You Will Work With:
Sitting within the broader Controlling function, this role reports to the SAI Area Finance Manager. This person will partner with multiple internal team members across various functions including, but not limited to, Area Accounting Manager
Regional Finance Controller, Global Service Teams, Country Management, Tax and Legal Team. Additionally, this person will interact with several of Maersk key external stakeholders.
Accounting and Finance
Drive the collaboration with the various GSC accounting and finance teams to achieve desired outcomes using the standard MLOS routines
Own and provide insight into the Financial statements
Ensure that all ageing open items and exposures on the Balance Sheet are identified in a timely manner and are sufficiently mitigated by driving appropriate actions with the relevant parties
Drive the delivery of working capital across the country in close collaboration with GSC wherever applicable, including effective follow-up on any trapped/restricted cash balances in the country
Act as the focal point for all accounting and finance improvements within the country(example: banking solution improvements, local accounting GAAP implementation in SAP etc)
Ensure a timely book-close where still managed locally and in close collaboration with the GSC where already offshored
Ensure that the year-end audit and preparation of the Annual Financial Statements is completed timely in conjunction with the GSC and an unqualified audit report is issued for all entities within the country
Be a sparring partner to GSC project team to ensure an efficient (on time and on target) delivery of Project Green and challenge GSC on ability to deliver the expected outcomes through hyper-care
Compliance (Our licence to operate)
Maintain our license to operate, ensure we are a good corporate citizen and live up to our values and standards
Improve our external reputation and ensure we are in full compliance with all statutory obligations we have in the country
Engage with local authorities as needed (example: agency licenses, reporting requirements, foreign exchange control)
Be accountable for the timely preparation and distribution of the Board Meeting material for the country and ensure that the Board Meetings are conducted in accordance with the local legal requirements
Take directions from the Regional Tax team in ensuring compliance with tax regulations, optimising tax cost and managing tax risk in the country
Drive a robust control environment which mitigates all material control risks in the country
Ensure that any risks and control deficiencies raised by AFRBCO/GRA/GIA are addressed timely by driving the required actions and improvements
Ensure that the control self-attestation the countryis performed and reported correctly and is being performed consistently in an upright manner
Timely and comprehensive investigation of all fraud cases and incidents raised on the whistle-blower site for the countryin conjunction with AFRBCO/GRA/GIA, and drive actions required for closure and recovery of loss
Conduct Fraud Vulnerability Assessments and fraud awareness training in conjunction with AFRBCO/GRA/GIA, and ensure all material risks identified are sufficiently mitigated by driving required actions
Be a role model for our values
Reinforcing APMM culture and values through leading by example
Good ideas and practices should be spread within the Area, Region and subsequently globally
Required experience, skills and competencies:
A financial educational background as Master’s degree in Finance, Tax, Accounting or a Chartered Accountant qualification
Prior proven experience (at least 3 years) in a similar function or in a consulting firm
Can lead without authority
Working remotely with various teams to achieve desired outcomes
We welcome applications from all backgrounds but preference will be given to nationals of Mozambique.
A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify our customers’ supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, we operate in 130 countries and employ roughly 70,000 people. With a simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, we enable our customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere – all over the world. Find out more about us here
Mozambique Accounting Manager
A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer’s supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere – all over the world.POSTULER
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