Country Financial Controller


Panalpina is recruiting a Country Financial Controller, to be based in Luanda, Angola.
  • Planning, Steering, and Controlling:
  • Participation in the Business Plan development and definition of objectives short/mid-term
  • Analysis of investment plans
  • Steer the short-term planning (budget/forecast) process
  • Analyze results, report findings to country management and ensure/supervise the implementation of action plans
  • Ensure compliance with the Internal Control System (ICS)
  • Proactively drive the value creation program and value creating initiatives for the corresponding country
  • Special local assignments to support country management in finance related matters
  • Makes adjustments to ICA/ECA rates based on a review
  • Reviews P&L actual against Budget for gross profit, costs, and investments
  • Provides supplemental management reporting information
  • Approves and distributes reports for review by management
  • Reports and analyzes period end results initiate improvement activities
  • Works with Finance Management on initiatives to achieve EBIT targets
  • Reporting:
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting to Head Quarters as per Reporting and Administration Manual (RAM)
  • Ensure correct set up of profit and cost centers in accordance with RAM
  • Treasury and Foreign Exchange Management:
  • Cash planning and management
  • Foreign currency management in line with group standards
  • General:
  • Develop proposals to realize synergies and efficiency improvements on country level
  • Support country management in all finance related issues/projects
  • Special tasks as per country management
  • Review customer profitability
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment:
  • Perform assigned tasks to support Panalpina meets its objectives and targets regarding quality, health, safety and environment as documented in IMS and follow all requirements as set out in the QHSE policy
  • It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure that their day to day activities embrace sustainability/Health and safety, therefore, reducing the impact upon the environment, supporting the communities we work in and reducing incidents in the workplace
  • KPI’s:
  • Timely/accurate closing of controlling ledger
  • Timely/accurate FC and Budget reports
  • Complete 99% of tasks for period closing as per agreed timeline
  • Decision Making Authority:
  • Signing power according to Contract & Signing Powers
  • Process ownership
  • Basic knowledge in freight forwarding and logistics
  • Good understanding of processes and SSC concepts
  • Profound Knowledge of IFRS and Controlling
  • High controlling minded and with the drive to proactively challenge and improve “status quo” of corporate standards
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex financial information
  • A high level of analytical skills, accountability, credibility, and assertiveness
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to prepare and work with reports
  • Cost optimization oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure (tight deadlines)
  • Organizational skills (prioritize, plan, assign & control)
  • Ability to work with different cultures and to manage cross functional interfaces
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • IAS-Knowledge
  • University degree in business administration or similar qualification
  • Professional experience in Controlling
  • Qualification to prepare to report (e.g. CIMA, etc.)
  • Professional exposure to accounting/financial processes
  • English fluent in written and spoken
  • Local language: Fluent in written and spoken preferred
  • Profound knowledge of MS-Office products (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Profound knowledge of SAP, especially SAP – CO
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
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  • Entidade Panalpina
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  • Publicado 18.09.2018
  • Expira 10.10.2018
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