Feb 14, 2020

Chief Accountant

  • Maersk Oil
  • Pune, Maharashtra, India
Full Time Permanent Finance & Accounting

Job Description


APM Terminals (a part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group's Transport and Logistics Division) is a leading global port and cargo inland services provider with a presence in 69 countries providing the world's most geographically balanced global terminal network with 73 ports along with an inland services network spanning 140 locations. Based in The Hague, Netherlands, the company works with shipping lines, importers/exporters, governments, business leaders and the entire global supply chain to provide solutions that help nations achieve their ambitions and businesses reach their performance goals. The Global Service Centres serve the APMT business through its off shored sites with its state of the art information technology and dedicated employees. Today we have more than 200 employees working for APMT in the Global Service Centres with activities located in Pune offering FNA services. The main services provided are Transaction and Knowledge based Finance & Accounting, Human Resources Operations, IT Application Support & Knowledge based IT services.

We offer

As an employee with Maersk GSC you will be part of a working environment as diverse as the APMM group. Maersk strongly encourages continuous learning at work and sharing of best practices by rewarding innovations. We aren't all about work, we believe in a holistic development of our employees and so regularly organize recreational activities giving our employees a chance to unwind and showcase their creative side. As an organization we strongly believe in a people-centric approach with emphasis on employee engagement and work-life balance.

At Maersk we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job - we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to: gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

Key responsibilities

Purpose/ Summary:

To act as SPOC & 1st level escalation point for any process related matters

Key Responsibilities:
-Day to day accounting of the Business Unit thereby meeting the Finance Metrics.
-Accurate and timely closure of books of accounts adhering to APMM GAAP in IFS (local books)
-Good understanding of IFRS
-Accurate and timely reporting of HFM/Onestream and review thereof.
-Extensive review of all financial reporting to the Business Unit
-Review and submission of Balance Sheet reconciliation on timely manner and follow balance sheet recon framework in blackline tool
-Responsible for ROFO and Target reporting and review the variances
-Statutory reporting for HQ entities based in Netherlands
-Ensuring proper controls and governance is in place for day to day accounting carried out by the team
-Working cross-functionally with stakeholders both based in Pune and country to maintain and improve internal controls
-High level engagement with country management teams and strives to add value to meet business objectives.
-Ensure smooth execution of end-to-end process for APMT and act as liaison across the teams within Pune to resolve any issues involving process disruption, process deviation and operational inefficiency

We are looking for

Skills and Job Knowledge:
-Degree / Post Graduate in Accounting & Finance - Bachelor of Commerce.
-Certified Chartered Accountant is a must, certification in IFRS
-8+ years' experience in F&A.
-Experience in managing a team for at least 2-3 years
-Experience in delivering results through others (both directly report and indirect report)
-Experience in management reporting, financial controlling and analytical work
-Excellent communication skills.
-Awareness to Lean tools would be added advantage.
-Prior experience working in HFM/Onestream application
-Proven team management skills

-Ability to interpret financial reports and performance data
-Ability to manage expectations of multiple stakeholders
-Drive change and improvement
-Capable of managing difficult situations
-Strong focus on business goals
-Effective and timely Decision making.
-'Raising the alarm' - no surprises.
-Integrity - of numbers.