This is an exciting career opportunity to work in a multinational, Global 500 company that makes global trade happen. You will be interacting daily with colleagues internationally, giving you the opportunity to develop your professional skills in a global environment.
We provide support for you to shape your own career by achieving expertise and learning on the job.
Maersk being the global leader in the industry, you’ll have the opportunity to work for a large global organization and get exposure to excellent processes and systems.
You will join an organization that offers a challenging and rewarding career where everyone’s contribution is valued and rewarded.
On leadership and mentoring, Maersk has a nurturing management culture. Throughout their career, your leaders will support your ideas and provide necessary advice and training.
You’ll be given the opportunity to prove yourself, as well as challenging work that develops your abilities.
On career development, there are wide range of roles in Maersk and Maersk has a very good career mobility program that establishes a culture of priority consideration to internal candidates and to encourage employees to take responsibility for managing their careers whether to move laterally or vertically.
Carry out all activities in a manner which will contribute to the achievement of individual and team Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Ensure that the Finance and Accounting Department is rendering an effective service to internal and external clients.
Financial Books Integrity
Guarantee the accuracy and integrity of the financial books following guidelines according to the Maersk Finance Manual, and applicable local guidelines for local books.
Process accounting transactions in an efficient, cost-effective and lawful manner in accordance with Maersk and Local policies.
Implement internal financial reporting compliance with global accounting guidelines, internal control policies and reporting timelines.
Provide support in the timely completion of annual external audit. Ensure the timely submission of audited FS to local authorities.
Provide financial information to local compliance or Finance Manager for any statutory requirements.
Provide support as necessary to deliver and validate information to tax consultants for the calculation and settlement of local taxes.
Ensure timely filing and payment of taxes and other submittals to tax authorities.
Third Party Agents (TPA) Oversight
Directly liaise with third party agents to ensure timely remittance of collections
Oversee the timely recording of TPA IOUs and actual remittances, and sending of SOA to TPA
Coordinate with AR and AP verticals to reconcile on a regular basis the net balance of each TPA
Engagement and Stakeholder Management
Participate in the regular engagement meetings / calls with team, different Finance verticals / team, Cluster contacts, Regional contact, peers, and other applicable parties.
Participate in discussions with external parties to ensure local compliance (auditors, tax consultant, other consultants).
Nurture a positive working relationship across functions and locations.
Work on resolution of issues and through consistent coordination with the appropriate persons from different processes and verticals.
Serve as back-up for processes / tasks handled by other focals within the Latin America Accounting to Reporting Team.
Work with peers and managers across Latin America Accounting to Reporting Team to standardize processes and implement best practices.
We are looking for
Graduate of Accountancy and with professional certification (CPA, CA)
Strong knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS) and procedures
Knowledgeable in major ERP systems (SAP)
Knowledgeable in financial reporting platforms (One Stream)
Hands-on experience in accounting, including external engagement (audit, tax)
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to adapt successfully to multiple tasks that occur in a rapidly changing environment and to perform in highly interruptive conditions to meet time pressures / deadlines
Willingness to take on stretched goals, and to go above and beyond for urgent work requirements
Able to render long hours during monthly book close, and for completion of taxes and annual audit
Amenable to work on fixed night shift schedule