Damco Jobs 2016

Posted on :

31 May, 2016

Category :

Finance Jobs in Ghana

Damco is one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management services. For more than 100 years, we have been providing our customers with transportation and logistics solutions that support the way they want to do business, wherever they are in the world.

The Damco history starts early in the 20th century, when two new freight forwarding companies were established in Europe.
A.P. Møller and his father P. Mærsk Møller founded a shipping company in 1904 in Svendborg, Denmark with just a single freighter.  It was the early start of what would later become the A.P. Møller Mærsk Group.

Job Description

Job Title: Finance Manager

We are looking for a new member to our experienced Finance team where you will have a key function in supporting the Ghana team with two entities Rig World & Damco Ghana.
Damco offer you a dynamic, fast paced work environment that encourages people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a “can do” attitude. For the right person this is an excellent opportunity to a personnel development, both within Damco and the Maersk Group.
Our global network provides you with visibility and access to professionals all around the world where you can learn all that we have to offer in order for you to develop your skills. We offer you a professional Finance organization that is ready to support you to ensure your success and to help you in your future development.

Key Responsibilities


Your main tasks will amongst others be to:

Accounting: Actively handle and control tasks and processes within the accounting function and lead initiatives to reach agreed KPIs relating to tasks within the accounting function
Controlling: Supervise and support accounting processes handled in our global service centre
Process Improvement: Play an active part of the accounting/controller team to improve processes and routines
Governance: Implement adequate and effective business and financial controls and conduct effective governance over the business and financial reporting processes
Tax and Compliance: You are expected to support the Area CFO with trade compliance policies, fraud prevention, tax related and enterprise risk management methodologies
Projects: Ad-hoc projects such as company establishment.
Group values: You are to adhere to the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group Commit rules and ensure the group values are communicated and lived by throughout the organisations in your area.
Group Policy & Procedures: You should align the policies and procedures adopted in Ghana with DAMCO’s global policies and procedures and also align them with the regional guidelines.


You must have a relevant Bachelor’s degree and minimum three years’ experience from a financial business partner or finance supervisor role; ideally with experience in logistics services, freight forwarding and/or supply chain industry.


• Good understanding of core business aspects
• Ability to think critically / challenge paradigms and to be a courageous advocate
• Strong knowledge of fundamentals of accounting
• SAP knowledge
• Strong knowledge of statutory requirements applying to the company
• High integrity and personal credibility; ability to think strategically and use sound judgment
• Skills in examining and establishing proper financial operations and procedures

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