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Accountant

Mack International Freight (Pvt) Ltd is the international freight forwarding arm of the John Keells Group and has been in operation for over 35 years. With a global network covering more than 100 offices supported by dedicated, well trained specialists, we are strategically positioned to respond to customers’ needs, anywhere in the world. We are an IATA accredited Cargo Agent and a member of Sri Lanka Freight Forwarders’ Associations (SLFFA) and Federation of International Air Cargo Transport Association (FIATA).

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of annual plans, reforecasts, and monthly & quarterly financial statements.
  • Dealing with External / Internal Auditors and resolving audit issues, completion of year-end audit with a clean audit opinion.
  • Preparation of tax computation, quarterly tax payments and filing of annual tax returns on due dates and monitoring compliance of the same to ensure requirements of tax law are met while optimizing tax benefits.
  • Optimize & manage the company working capital & foreign currency exposures.
  • Independently liaise with SLPA, SLFFA, IRD, Banks, Insurance & other external parties on official matters.
  • Providing financial input in resolving daily operational issues, recommending and implementing process improvements / internal controls to further enhance operational efficiencies.
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Developing and motivating staff, ensure compliance with the group finance policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the availability of management information on the performance of the Company.
  • Lead supplier negotiations, review supplier and customer contract reviews, compliance with regulatory requirements for the Company.

Person Specifications

  • Member of a recognized accounting body, preferably ICASL/CIMA/ACCA
  • Minimum experience of 3 – 4 years’ experience in a similar capacity with experience in handling audits, etc. Prior experience with a firm of Chartered Accountants would be an added advantage
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial principles
  • Language proficiency – Both English & Sinhalese
  • Excellent knowledge on MS Office
  • Working knowledge of SAP would be an added advantage

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply before the 5th October 2022

Mack International Freight (Pvt) Ltd
21-Sep-2022