Senior Accountant – Maersk – Saudi Arabia – Jeddah

Key Responsibilities
SG&A Controlling
• Drive performance management related to Selling, General and Administrative Expenses (SG&A) costs for all entities in the area/country.
• Support in building the Budget of SGA costs for the Area.
• Analyze the Area’s SG&A cost development, and variance analysis and provide recommendations to management
• Ad-hoc performance information support towards Area management and Region related to SG&A Costs
• Work closely with the HR department to ensure accurate headcount reporting
Accounting and Reporting (ATR)
• Support the Accounting Manager to ensure completeness and accuracy of the books related to all SG&A costs.
• Collaborate with the ATR and CNB (Cash and Bank) teams in our Global Service Centre (GSC) to meet all local requirements.
• Close coordination with the Shared Services team (GSC) during monthly book close.
• Proactively ensures no gap – ensuring coordination between GSC, internal teams (such as HR, Region Tax, etc.), and 3rd parties (such as pay-roll provider, Auditors, Tax provider, etc.)
• Ensure proper support is given to improvement initiatives and controls and projects
Accounts payable
• Closely work with our GSC teams and act as an escalation contact in Area for resolving queries on vendors.
• Work closely with all process streams/stakeholders to achieve the KPIs related to accounts payable.

We are looking for
• Finance/Accounting degree or equivalent qualification preferred
• Working knowledge and experience with SAP is a plus
• Knowledge of IFRS standards and experience with Tax and statutory audits
• Strong analytical skills Detail orientated and ability to work with a large amount of data
• Used to working in a fast-paced matrix environment and working efficiently under pressure
• Good stakeholder management, teamwork, and continuous improvement mindset
• Self-motivated, well-organized, and capable of working towards agreed objectives independently without excessive supervision
• Hands-on and pragmatic approach required.
• Ability to represent finance & provide partnering solutions to colleagues
• Proactive and positive attitude, with enthusiasm to drive operational results

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