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CWA Area Business Control Manager

Full time
CI – Abidjan
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Would you like to be part of a value driven, commercially oriented international environment where we enable global trade every day?
As the Business Control Manager for the Central & West Africa Area, you will be the guardian of the PnL and financial health in the Area. This role is a bridge between operations and finance, and you will be required to proactively prevent issues that impact PnL accuracy and health metrics. You will add value to the bottom line by lowering financial exposure and addressing revenue leakage.
When you join Maersk, you will find that the world is your workplace. You will work in a culturally diverse, stimulating environment, surrounded by new ideas and different ways of doing things. We believe in individual performance within highly professional teams supported by our distinctive values. To us, teamwork means acceptance, respect, dedication, and the idea that we can achieve more when we all pull together.
Living our values means competing in the marketplace in an ethical way so our name is synonymous with being a credible and valuable business partner. Through constant care and humbleness, we strive to prepare for the future, while never forgetting that our customers and competitors are key to our ability to improve. In our daily work, transparency, and accountability in everything we do go hand in hand with being an inspiring, challenging place to work. At Maersk, we take pride in hiring the best person for the job – irrespective of gender, age, nationality, or religious belief.
Guardian of the PnL and financial health
Monitors and drives actions to ensure accurate gross profit is reflected in the PnL, at total entity/country level down to job/shipment level.
Coordinates improvements on upstream issues impacting job costing and financial transparency, working closely with FINOPS colleagues and ensure correct usage of approved material codes
Actively oversees and drives improvements on financial risk and exposure originated from operational processes impacting receivables and payables
Makes final validation of monthly accruals and overall result.
Bridge between Operations and Finance
Ensures file management controls are followed and that a proper mindset on Revenue Assurance and Standards is in place.
Oversees key operational processes by ensuring quality, accuracy, completeness and timeliness of revenue and cost are updated in system by execution teams.
Review the use of ‘to-be-deactivated’ and incorrect material codes & liaise with MMD team for support to switch to correct codes
Perform Risk and Compliance assessment as required in the RICC Manual, within BCO scope. This also includes actively supporting effective resolution of audit findings.
Local ICB&ICP anchor resolving open and aged items in line with the timelines.
Proactively prevent issues
Discovers gaps in existing process to prevent negative impacts on PnL accuracy and financial health, avoiding potential audit findings.
Identifies risks on new service offerings and processes and review with other functions to mitigate/reduce/avoid.
Works together with CX in the implementation of new customers to avoid pitfalls in the future process to ensure customer satisfaction while safeguarding potential financial exposure.
Add value to the bottom line
Act as business partner to CX/FINOPS and Area Management to identify and drive resolution of revenue/costs leakages
Focus on loss making and underperforming businesses, providing insights on reasons behind it and solutions on how to turnaround
Collaborate actively with CX/FINOPS to find improvements in upstream process which leads to lower financial exposure.
Bachelor’s degree in finance/economics
A Master’s degree or a chartered accountant qualification will be a plus
Thorough understanding of and minimum 5 years’ experience in the logistics business
Strong understanding of processes within relevant logistics products and services
Result-driven, strong logical & analytical capacity
Well organized with high attention to detail.
Leadership experience
Team player who can collaborate with teams locally and remotely
Can work independently
Good communication and interpersonal skills, strong integrity
Experience working in a challenging, fast paced and changing environment dealing with a lot of different tasks at the same time.
Skilled in written and spoken English (French is a plus).
TMFF, CUBE, FACT and BW knowledge will be a plus
If you have been reading so far, we are glad to see you are interested! If you could see yourself in this role, we are very much looking forward to your application.
Please submit your application in English (if you can)
Deadline for application is 29th January 2023
If your profile matches job requirements, our recruiter will get in touch to share more about the role and get to know you better
If successful, you will discuss the role with the Line Manager and his team
Outras informações
Ref. R53191
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.