Accountant - Vessel Accounting

Date:  26-Jan-2023
Location:  Philippines
Company:  Fleet Management Limited

Our 27-year journey rides on the passion of over 24,000 seafarers and 1,000 onshore professionals. Today, we are one of the largest independent third-party ship management companies managing over 600 diverse types of vessels. Headquartered in Hong Kong SAR, China, we operate on a global scale having 27 offices in 12 countries. Our client base spans over 100 world-class ship owners, including Fortune 500 companies from China, Greece, India, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and the USA, among others. 

 

In a shore career at FLEET, you will be working with a team of a highly passionate, self-driven and committed group of people. We aim to be a place where you can achieve your full potential, regardless of your background. We are looking for individuals who are ambitious about making a strong contribution to FLEET’s short and long-term sustainable growth – whether you are dealing directly with clients or working in a role supporting the business, such as technology, legal or communications.

 

Job Position Summary

Primary function of this job is to maintain proper accounting records for a portfolio of vessels and manage the relationship with the Ship Owner regarding vessel accounting matters.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities   

•    Wholly responsible for day-to-day accounting for portfolio of vessels which includes various activities like raising the fund requests, checking vendor invoices from accounting aspect, review portage bill and portage bill back received from the vessel, prepare month-end adjustment entries, etc.
•    To prepare monthly vessel financial reports, cash flow statements, budget variance reports, etc. and submit to the Technical departments within given timeframe.
•    To submit the finalized vessel financial reports to the Ship owners on time, responding to their Ship owners’ queries, ensure all reporting requirements are thoroughly met, etc.
•    Assist the reporting manager in regular monthly MIS reporting activities like Report to MD, Budget Variance Report, etc. from time to time.
•    Any other ad-hoc reporting work assigned by the reporting manager.

 

Relationship (mostly Internal and or External) and Nature of Communication

INTERNAL:
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 All internal departments like Technical, Manning, Quality Safety, Purchasing, etc. on vessel accounting matters

EXTERNAL:
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Ship Owners on various matters like reporting, clarification on queries, raising the fund requests and settlement of accounts on periodical basis.

 

Job Experience, Functional Knowledge and Qualifications

•    University graduate in accounting, finance or related fields.
•    3+ years of experience in core accounting and preparation of financial reports.
•    Working knowledge of any ERP systems like Oracle, SAP, etc. is preferred.
•    Experience in implementing digital solutions like accounting automations, Invoicing workflows, PowerBI, Tableau, etc.
•    Experience with Ship Management / Shipping Industry is an added advantage.
•    Experience user of Microsoft Suite like Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.

 

Competencies

Level One Competencies
Effective decision-making
•    Analysis & Problem Solving
Interacting with others
•    Collaboration, inclusion & teamwork
•    Listening and communicating
Driving high quality
•    Customer focus
•    Planning & organizing
•    Initiative
•    Accountability

 

Fleet Management Limited is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by local laws.