Maersk Line recruits 01 Business Control Officer
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Transports et logistique
Business Control Officer – Cote d’Ivoire
MaerskAbidjan, Cote d’IvoireFinance/Accounting Last application date: 31 Dec 2021
Opportunity The Business Controller supports the Area Finance Manager and Customer Experience Managers in establishing and monitoring the processes and controls in the Country related to both operations and operational finance.The Business Controller reports into the Area Business Controller and works closely with stakeholders to ensure the integrity and conformity of operational finance processes within the country adheres to Global Processes and other Group guidelines.If you have a background in audit and business control and wants to embark in an exciting career at Maersk we look forward to receiving your application.
We offer We offer an exciting and attractive career in an ambitious and competitive environment with the possibility of continuous professional and personal development across a world class organization, challenging business setting characterized by high pace and diversity.
The environment is friendly and dynamic, with focus on high performance, results, and respect for our employees; you’re valued as part of our team.
You will work with colleagues in a large variety of positions and roles enabling you to build a great network within Maersk Group.
Logistics and Services – Review Operational Systems interfaces/transferred to FACT/ SAP (or any other accounting systems). Ensure differences gets resolved by Error Handlers and ensure that operational transactions are accurately, adequately and completely recorded in the required timeframes- Control over quality, accuracy, completeness and timeliness of Revenue by monitoring timeliness and accuracy of estimates, timeliness of customer invoicing, ensure and control approvals of credit notes in line with authority matrix and ensure timely and accurate invoicing/accruals in operational files- Control over quality, accuracy, completeness and timeliness of Costs by monitoring timeliness of creating Purchasing Orders (POs), review of open POs and release where appropriate- Review profitability of jobs on a weekly basis with a particular emphasis on ensuring all loss-making jobs are signed-off by the appropriate authority (defined in the Area Local authority matrix) and that each and every job shows the most accurate contribution margins (CM1) according to the knowledge at that moment- Ensure deviations from planned CM1 and actual CM1 is reported, monitored and controlled- Act as business partner to resolve conflicts (if any), revenue leakages, contingencies that could result in a loss- Ensure that necessary documentary evidence, records are created and provided as required in the Control Manual, fraud guidelines and other applicable APMM Group guidelines- Assist the Area Finance Manager and CX Managers during Audits and other reviews, typically working closely with the CX department during such reviews- Drive and support on LnS Health Dashboard KPI’s supporting and challenging the KPI owners for all operational finance related KPIs- Warehouse, CHB or other non-standard product control activities
Ocean – Ensure SOPs are updated and relevant as per current organizational mode of operations- Ensure every function adheres to the standard operating procedures guiding their processes- Implement internal control procedures with Counter release process that would enhance controls reducing risks of error and fraud- Perform adhoc Global and local authority matrix audits with focus on compliance.
We are looking for – Minimum 3-5 years of experience within finance/audit- Chartered accountant with preferably a big 4 background- Good understanding of processes within Ocean freight, Air freight, Supply Chain Management, Land based services including CHB, Warehouse and Trucking activities is an advantage- Strong analytical skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel- Good level of knowledge of finance/control requirements and processes, preferably through hands on experience- Quick learner- Excellent communication skills in both English and French is required- Proactive self-starter with a can-do-attitude POSTULER