Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable – Accountant Jobs – Maersk Line

 

Job Title:    Accounts Receivable &
Accounts Payable – Accountant

Organisation: Maersk Line 

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

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.

 

Job Summary:  The Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable
– Accountant will provide country support to the Country Accounting Manager,
East Africa Area teams in terms of coordinating timely, accurate, reliable
financial reporting and compliance with approved authority Matrix.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Co-ordinate
with Delivery & Customer Service teams to ensure any collections or similar
disputes are closed; Milestones are updated on Trakit, Invoices are dispatched.

·       
Closely
review the process and ensure the Block and release report is adhered to.

·       
Provide
inputs for the Business cases and credit approval processes.

·       
Review
revenue, GP, CM1 with BCO to ensure correctness of the numbers reported.

·       
Improve
collections – Ensure close follow up on the outstanding, including
collaboration & support to the offshore collection teams, and deliver
target DSO and provide input on exceptional releases process.

·       
Check on
the Operational costs normally absorbed by the business and liaise with
stakeholders to close the gap.

·       
Review
and monitor all SGA/fixed costs accruals to ensure that they are correctly
accounted for.

·       
Review
and process supplier payments to ensure that same are done in accordance with
set procedures, that minimise risk and improve the control environment.

·       
Enhance
better collaboration between country, Area and GSC finance teams to ensure we
have a coordinated one-Maersk team.

·       
Ensure a
robust asset management process, including arranging regular cash counts,
inventory counts, Fixed Asset Counts, advance payments and any other adhoc
controls to secure company assets.

·       
Provide
Country support towards management reporting including Monthly reports,
Intercompany reporting, Operational data reporting, Quarterly reporting,
Forecasts (ROFO), Budgets/Targets, balance sheet reconciliations etc.

·       
Ensure
local statutory accounts/financial statements are prepared, signed and Board
meetings are held in or before June. Final tax returns are filed against signed
financials.

·       
Support
bank clearing and bank reconciliation to ensure that any ageing items are
followed up on with the bank and relevant teams and closed timely.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The Maersk
Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable – Accountant should hold a Bcom/BBA/Bsc
Accounting, Finance or Business course with Major in accounting.

·       
ACCA/CPA
accreditation is an added advantage.

·       
General
Accounting and finance knowledge with three to four years of experience in busy
finance department with, proven track record of strong financial management,
analytical skills, attention to detail and unquestionable integrity.

·       
Local
knowledge of Tax reporting and statutory accounts, in accordance with local regulation.

·       
Interpersonal
skills to deal with staff, vendors, customers, service providers.

·       
Knowledge
of the Core Business and related functions, computerized accounting, ERP
reporting and logical analytical skills.

·       
Excellent
communications and stakeholder management skills.

·       
Logistics
industry experience is an advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 26th February 2021

 

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