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Hapag-Lloyd Hiring Senior Manager Area Controlling & Performance in Greater Accra
February 11 till
March 23

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Area West and Central Africa is searching for an Area Controlling & Performance Senior Manager based in Ghana, to be responsible for legal, tax, financial and risk management

Area West and Central Africa is searching for an Area Controlling & Performance Senior Manager based in Ghana, to be responsible for legal, tax, financial and risk management of third-party agents (3PA) and all MAW countries. The role is also responsible for performance management of third-party agents (3PA) and all MAW countries.

Your Responsibility:

Define and set targets to enhance financial controls in collaboration with 3PA and all MAW (West and Central Africa) countries
Responsible for achievement of all targets in BA relating to 3PA and all MAW countries
Oversee all aspects of performance management across various business units in both MAW countries and 3PA
Contribute to strategic area management projects and initiatives
Review and approve tax filings in relevant countries
Raise alerts about changes in taxation and recommend process/system amendments to minimize cost exposure for Hapag-Lloyd (HL)
Liaise with regional departments, 3PA countries, and all MAW countries to ensure compliance with legal, contractual, and taxation requirements
Serve as the contact point for corporate audits in 3PA and all MAW countries, both pre and post-audit
Ensure the timely update and approval of Agency Agreements and Bank guarantees
Maintain Hapag-Lloyd revenue tariff correctly for 3PA and all MAW countries
Take responsibility for following up and closing all audit queries
Coordinate with corporate audit to confirm the resolution of audit queries
Implement and monitor processes to prevent the recurrence of audit findings and introduce preventive measures to reduce or eliminate audit findings
Maintain and timely submit quarterly reports on compliance, risk management, tax risk assessment, and legal contingencies
Act as a backup for the BA Director in approving 3PA CPR and processes
Collaborate with all departments to proactively implement measures to prevent revenue leakage and overcharging on the operational side
Collaborate with all departments in 3PA and all MAW countries to ensure compliance with Hapag-Lloyd policies and guidelines
Produce and maintain management report packs to address risk-related matters and potential financial losses constructively
Travel to 3PA and all MAW countries for audit purposes and face-to-face meetings
Escalate area-specific requirements to relevant stakeholders to meet objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs) successfully
Conduct regular meetings with 3PA management, MAW country management, 3PA RME (possibly Regional Management Executive) team, Controlling RME team, and QSC (possibly Quality, Safety, and Compliance) teams
Stay informed about developments in Customer Service (CS), Sales, and Operations to inform management of the he impact of changes and ensure compliance with company processes
Handle ad hoc requests from management
Drive innovation to create meaningful reporting and address critical topics

Your Profile:

Experience: 7 – 10 years Financial/Controlling Experience
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics + CIMA or ACCA or CA
Auditing experience with one of the big 5 auditing firms (PwC, Deloitte, KPMG or EY) (Advantage)
Shipping or Logistics experience (Advantage)
MBA (Advantage)
Confident in ability to address topics with different stakeholders
Work independently
Strong with recommendations and decision making
Positive mind set and perseverance and analytical
Solution orientated and open minded and adaptable
Stake holder management
Willingness to travel
Agile and Dynamic
Compliance with law and regulations

We Offer:

The opportunity to introduce solutions that you are personally convinced of, and to constantly take on new challenges with a high level of responsibility
Excellent career development opportunities, supported by a wide range of training and development courses
Competitive remuneration
Good working environment

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