SCCT is an Egyptian terminal opened in 2004 as a Joint Venture with APM Terminals the majority shareholder and operator.
In 12 years of operations SCCT has succeeded to handle 21,000 vessels with a total of 29.5 million TEUs produced.
50% of the total container traffic in Egypt has used to go through SCCT having the state-of-the art equipment and superior location as well as our well-skilled personnel.
With our 5 million TEUs annual capacity, SCCT is committed to lift Egypt's rank in the container handling industry and to be one of the most efficient and remarkable hub terminals within the Mediterranean.
The position offers, career development, exposure to multinational systems and process as well as an outstanding opportunity to join a professional team at Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT).
An opportunity to be part of the leadership team in SCCT and a key contributor in driving performance, defining and executing the company strategy. You will be contributing to our ambition of constant improvement and to maintain and develop our leading position within the port industry.
Working closely together with senior leaders and deliver value to the business from Finance. To play a key role in leading and driving performance management;Exposure to a diverse ownership structure and supporting corporate function in SCCT;Opportunity to work with and further develop a high performing finance team;To be responsible for ensuring governance and compliance in line with global guidelines;To be part of a strong global organization with highly engaged people in a global, fast-paced business environment offering unique personal growth opportunities.
Support the CFO on SCCT’s strategy preparation and execution.Manage the finance function for achieving the finance department objectives as stipulated by the CFO. Support in business planning and performance management including KPIs and scorecards. Provide high quality financial information and analysis for decision-making.
Conduct financial analysis and provide financial information on ad hoc basis.
Assist in preparation of the required Board and Shareholders meetings material Proactively and constantly drive cost control and cost reduction initiatives Report financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances and developing improvements Encourage and assist department managers in preparation of detailed and realistic departmental estimates/targets. Follow up with department managers on actual developments against target and provide detailed explanation of deviations to Leadership Team. Develop financial policies, standard operation procedures and guidelines within area of responsibility, specifically including financial and management reporting. Support the CFO to secure financing and cash planning. Ensure reliable and timely reporting as per Concession and Shareholders Agreement requirements. Preparing business case studies, scenario analysis and long term forecasts.. Develop financial and accounting policies, standard operation procedures and guidelines within area of responsibility including accounting and other major areas. Ensure full control over the accounting section functions processes and SOPs i.e. AP, AR, Cash and GL.
Ensures that all billable items are properly invoiced to customers and the amounts due are received in time.
Ensure adherence to Authority matrix and overall Governance frame work
Who we are looking for
Requires at least Five years of progressively more responsible general accounting and finance experience. Requires at least two years of management / supervisory experience.
Preferably experience from the Port and / or Shipping industry.
Must have thorough understanding and working knowledge of ERP systems and accounting specific software. Requires proficiency in various software applications and programs, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Team player with a “Can do” mindset and constant drive for improvement Requires very good verbal and written communications skills in English, in addition to effective interpersonal skills. Requires a high level of planning and organizational skills. Requires excellent analytical skills, including the ability to extract, compile and analyze data and use these to interact as a business partner. Requires exceptional time management and flexibility due to fast-moving, demanding work environment. Must be able to exercise discretion and good judgment. Must be able to handle company information with confidentiality and discretion
Requires a university degree in business or accounting. Qualification as a Chartered accountant or certified public accountant, or equivalent is preferable. Knowledge of IFRS and local reporting standards is required.