APL Deputy Finance Manager in Singapore, Singapore

CMA CGM is the world’s third largest container shipping company based in Marseille, France, operating a fleet of 500 vessels. CMA CGM INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPANY (CCISC), incorporated in Singapore, was set up to facilitate the management of the Group’s vessels.

Job Description

  • Handle bank matter and first contact point with banker

  • Hands-on experience on Ocean BS6 (Oracle), Safran HFM (Hyperion) and proficient in Microsoft excel

  • Ensure employees’ expense claims processing accurately and pay timely

  • Coordinate fixed assets inventory

  • Issuing AR invoices to Intercompany timely & perform monthly reconciliation within the Intercompany

  • Responsible for accuracy of GL (Vessel accounting and Office expenses) within month-end close reporting

  • Prepare monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation

  • Prepare of timely management variance analysis reporting and consolidated reporting to head office in France

  • Assist in preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts to management

  • Review and enhance existing finance processes and procedures and maintain sound effective internal controls for better accountability

  • Prepare annual statutory accounts for audit (audit schedules, liaison with auditors etc)

  • Prepare yearly reporting AIS reporting to MPA

  • Liaise with professional advisors (tax agent, banker, company secretary and local regulatory authorities) to prepare necessary finance documents.

  • Assist in analytic reviews to identify cost-reduction opportunities and achieve efficiency targets

  • Participate in ad hoc reporting, analysis or projects require by Management

  • Prepare quarterly GST reporting

  • Dept of Statistic reporting

Key Performance:

  • Qualifications in Accounting

  • Master of Microsoft office suite

  • Knowledge of Oracle will be considered an advantage

  • Experience of shipping industry could be considered an advantage

Basic Requirements:

  • Ambitious and dynamic, you have a minimum 8 years of experience in Finance & Accounting

  • Rigorous and reliable

  • Voluntary and independent in your work, ready to challenge status quo and willing to go the extra step in order to accomplish your objectives and provide high value added work

  • Willing to get more responsibilities

Team structure

Accounting team for CCISC is composed of 4 persons:

  • 1 manager (in charge of CMA Ships entities in Singapore and subsidiaries)

  • 1 deputy, fully in charge of CCISC (present position)

  • 2 executives, supervised by DFM

**Salary package (local) & job title shall commensurate with experience.

**Please send a copy of your resume to giselle.bong@apl.com and wendy.lai@apl.com (in word format) together with a para (or pointers) why you are suitable for the role, with the reason/s for you to consider a move from your current/latest organisation, your current/latest salary details (i.e. monthly base salary, any AWS, variable bonus and/or other fixed cash allowances), expected salary & your notice period/earliest joining date.

**Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

APL is now part of CMA CGM Group, the third largest shipping company in the world.