Business Control Office

Key accountabilities:

  • Obtain, validate and extract relevant information from various systems and Business Units to produce reports and perform data analysis on a timely basis
  • Ensure accuracy in the computation of standard costs and make revisions as required
  • Prepare and consolidate monthly results (Management/ Flash/ Forecast) at standard costs
  • Prepare Gap analysis report between actual and estimates in relation with analytic control. Validate and perform 1st level of business analysis and carry out investigation appropriately and highlight to Assistant Manager/Finance Manager on any anomalies or significant deviation / trend noted.
  • Assist Assistant Manager / Finance Manager in carrying out the performance studies for Line and Finance Management
  • Collate and compile information and prepare budget of dedicated activity for Assistant Manager’s review. Involve in the yearly budget preparation and quarterly revisions
  • Prepare profitability analysis as and when required by superior
  • Attend to any ad-hoc requests and contribute to problem solving for ad-hoc issues arising during period close or voyage completion
  • Support in the periodic Financial Control reporting and review or any other projects and tasks assigned from time to time

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor Accounting Degree or complete full / partial Professional Degree in Finance/Accounting
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in a similar function, preferably from a maritime or financial environment in costing role.
  • Has shipping knowledge
  • Strong cost accounting knowledge, data analysis and diagnosis
  • Knowledge in financial control, accounting process and analysis
  • Ability to engage and build strong work relationships with Operations, Commercial and Management in order to effectively influence and be considered dependable
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team player with ability to work independently and be proactive
  • Ability to work under time pressure to meet deadlines within tight time frames
  • Good organizational and analytical skills with a mature methodical approach to tasks
  • Demonstrate ability to solve problems and offer innovative solutions;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer focus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office (Excel and Words)
  • Proficiency in SAP/Oracle financial systems

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