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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: ZIM
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Main Purpose of the Role:Serve in a consultation position to assist the Finance Directorate in improving processes and procedures utilizing knowledge of the Department, the Company, and Accounting & Finance disciplines. Main focus is on reducing costs, recover expenses, increase savings and identify opportunities for processes improvement. To provide assistance to the CFO and the Finance Directorate as the CFO deems necessary.Main Tasks:Prepare complex data base analysis using advance tools;Identify areas of concern and provide high quality analysis necessary to take corrective actions and explore improvement opportunities.Provide written reports on all analysis and variances with specific documents on controls and improvement.Present to senior management.Manage tasks through completion; Monitor processes implementation while coordinating between different departments within and outside of Finance Directorate.Identify and report discrepancies which are not in compliance with "Best Practices".Act as liaison between operating, logistics and other departments and the finance department;Follow and ensure implementation of decisions, resolutions and corrective actions, as directed by the CFO.Creation & preparation of various weekly, monthly, and quarterly and ad hoc reports and analysis for distribution to ZAISCO management.Serve in a consultation capacity to assist the Finance Directorate in report creation & preparation, and as a knowledge base for the various software used by the Departments (SAP, IQShip, & MS Office).Support other analysts, as necessary.


  • Bachelor degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Finance, Business Administration, Statistics, Economics; Masters in Accounting (MBA) is preferable;
  • 3 to 10 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proven financial analysis skills/experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PP and Outlook. Experience in SAP preferred.
  • Experience in big data analysis, identifying anomalies and trends, etc.
  • Proven experience in project management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Expertise in at least one shipping industry functional (e.g. Operations, Logistics, Finance, etc.) is required.

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Keywords: ZIM, Norfolk , Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Norfolk, Virginia

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