Finance Manager
JOB TITLE: Finance Manager
EMPLOYER: P&O Maritime Logistics DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-02 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-08-01

P&O Maritime Logistics is a leading provider of marine solutions with focus on offshore energy, port services and logistics. The company owns and operates approximately 400 vessels and provides a wide portfolio of value-added marine services and ability to integrate these offerings for its customers – always with safety and the environment at the forefront.
Headquartered in Dubai, the company has operations globally across all seven continents.

In July 2019, Topaz Energy and Marine was acquired by DP World, merged with P&O Maritime and started operating under the P&O brand as P&O Maritime Logistics.

Job Purpose

- To support and assist the Regional Finance Manager.
- To undertake accounting and reporting tasks related to projects, vessels or entities that result in robust, timely, accurate and well-informed (i.e. in-line with business requirements) outcomes.
- Work continuously with and alongside operational and technical managers to provide accounting and financial support.

Job Title: Finance Manager
Department: Finance
Location: Azerbaijan
Direct Reporting Line Regional Finance Manager

Key Accountabilities

- To ensure Tax accounting and reporting for PSA/Non PSA is correct and that any tax exposures or gaps are reported for consideration by the Area Finance Manager.
- Ensuring adherence to, and continually improving upon, the financial controls, reconciliations and processes required to robustly manage each vessel associated cost disbursements;
- Taking responsibility for the process of preparing accurate vessel and company budgets, forecasts and reporting results to internal and external stakeholders in a timely and consistent manner;
- Continually look to improve working practices to ensure high quality vessel reporting;
- Assist with the maintenance of relevant financial systems and their integrity (including procurement systems);
- Preparation of all business and operational project accounting and compliance;
- Utilise sound knowledge of all contractual project arrangements to ensure finance and accounting outputs are accurate and reflect the correct position;
- Contribute to the development of office-based business continuity planning.
- Specific matters that fall wholly or partially within the role’s remit include (but are not limited to):
- Guaranteed timely submission of vessel results/ forecasts in line with Group policies and other stakeholders’ reporting deadlines;
- Assist with the management of external audits, audit requests;
- Maintain close financial controls over operational budgets and the processes by which they are drawn up;
- Assist with the development and maintenance of appropriate internal financial controls including implementation of agreed Internal Audit recommendations where applicable;
- A proactive and constant awareness of Competition and Bribery rules throughout all working practice;
- Any Ad-hoc tasks which may be requested from time to time.
- Staff management will center on six accounting staff reporting in to this role.


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Qualifications, Experience & Skills

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified Chartered Accountant, CPA or ACCA qualified with knowledge on IFRS

Minimum Experience:
Minimum 5-7 years’ relevant industry experience in an international company of which at least 3 years should be as Finance Manager.
Exposure to Azerbaijan tax system is must. Exposure to taxes of other Caspian countries is preferred.

Job-Specific Skills:
Expert knowledge on Excel. Knowledge of JDE is preferred.
Able to liaise and coordinate with suppliers
P&O Maritime Logistics Beacons
‘Creating Growth’ – We take care of our heritage and are ready for tomorrow.
‘Driving Results’ – If you have the capability you have the duty.
‘Making others excel’ – We create an environment where others succeed.
‘Adapting and Evolving’ – We are always curious. To us, status quo is regress.

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Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to the further stages of the recruitment process.

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