Degree in Accounting/Audit/Finance or equivalent
Attractive Salary plus comprehensive benefits

Job description

An exciting opportunity for a finance professional to join the Finance team at Maersk Lanka and gain a well-rounded experience in performance management, compliances and legal responsibilities. We are looking for a result driven, passionate individual who possesses subject knowledge, analytical skills and stakeholder management skills.

We Offer:

Opportunity to work in a highly diverse market in a fast-paced business and learning environment. Focus is on individual development and career growth opportunities.


 Key Responsibilities:


  • Performance management related to country specific parameters inclusive of AR/AP/P2P and credit control functions liaising with the Global service centre (GSC) for effective and accurate execution
  • Ensure proper set of accounts are being maintained for the agency in accordance with local regulations and Global Accounting Practices.
  • Managing of country SG&A budget with function wise cost analysis.
  • Review and ensure accurate provisioning of data and information for corporate financial and statutory reporting on periodic basis.
  • Monitor, verify and highlight need for corrective action where necessary on all out-sourced or off-site financial transactions, doc
  • Manage Agency Cost through proper contracts and Group Company SLAs
  • Attending to external and internal audit issues
  • Aiding in working capital management engaging with GSC and the bank
  • Ensure overall tax compliance liaising with consultants ensuring all deadline are met
  • Ensure secretarial compliance liaising with consultants and meeting statutory timelines.
  • Ensure accurate cost center & profit center accounting
  • Aiding in Country specific reporting and other regulatory requirements (Licensing & CBSL reporting)
  • Ad-hoc tasks and analysis  

Who we are looking for:

The ideal candidate would possess the following characteristics

  • Degree in Accounting/Audit/Finance or equivalent
  • At least 5 to7 years’ experience in a finance role, preferably in the service industry
  • Attention to detail and strong focus on quality
  • Analytical & problem-solving ability for trouble shooting
  • Ability to function independently