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The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate. We operate in some 130 countries and have a workforce of some 108,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, we’re involved in a wide range of activities in the energy, logistics, retail and manufacturing industries.

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Associate Finance Controller

(INDIA) and Chennai
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Job Description & Qualifications

Finance and Accounting Process works on accounting processes from regions including America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The team has an active participation in the corporate drive for process standardization and enhancements, which has resulted in higher efficiencies, uniformity of accounting practices and quality & consistent management reporting.

We offer

When you join Maersk, you’ll find that the world is your workplace. You’ll 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 market place 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 Uprightness and Our Employees mean that 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. Diversity is our great strength and our continued goal, evidenced in our current work to significantly boost the number of women in senior management positions. 

Key responsibilities

  • You value customers and demonstrate it through thoughtful and thorough handling of transactions that impact their overall experience in dealing with Maersk 
  • You are a person who champions customer delight and finds ways to constantly look for improvements in how things are done
  • You have a knack for identifying and assessing complex problems, process gaps and recommending solutions for improvement and standardization
  • You demonstrate expertise in linking business processes and related systems to perform responsibilities set by business/customers

We are looking for

We are looking for someone who can manage the shipment process and outcomes through excellent service standards.

  • At least 2-3 years of customer service experience
  • Analytical mind with business acumen and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools is a must
  • Ownership mindset
  • Strong communication: verbal and/ or written
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management process (good to have)

This opportunity could be in any one of these exciting teams:

  • Commercial: Penalty assessments, dissemination of markets rates, SO/PO/Invoice creation, , Export/Import documentation
  • Operations: Manage container - loading, discharge and rollings; Track container moves & redelivery
  • Finance: AP / AR processing, reconciliation of bank accounts, SG&A, reimbursements (Basic accounting knowledge and understanding of financial transactions is mandatory for this role)

Ref.: AP-220885