Saturday , February 24 2024

Cathay Pacific Careers – Financial Services Officer

Website Cathay Pacific Airways

Job Description:

Cathay Pacific Airways is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Finance team as a Financial Services Officer based in Vancouver, BC. This Regular Full-Time position will support the Finance Manager and local business units to ensure robust control and compliance of financial operations. The successful candidate will play a key role in conducting accounting and finance activities in line with established company policy and local regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Finance Manager/Supervisor to complete accurate and timely filing of tax returns, audits, declarations, applications/renewals of all required licenses and other financial-related matters to local authorities
  • Fully comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including maintenance of necessary accounting records as per local requirements
  • Ensure rates in SAP Flight-to-Settle module are correct and inform Head Office Purchasing department of required changes as necessary
  • Handle Finance Purchase Order creation and issue invoices as required
  • Prepare declarations and deposits of accounts to banks, Chamber of Commerce and other local bodies as required
  • Ensure the company’s principle accounting policies are followed, including proper authorization of contracts and expenditures
  • Assist Sales and Finance Managers to obtain necessary security from agents
  • Work with the sales teams to stay informed of the financial status of agents to minimize exposure and losses
  • Support regular audits (at least annually) on finance processes to identify any breaches of, or risks to, company policies
  • Report any breaches of Company policy
  • Process local invoices including Flight-to-Settle invoices
  • Manage and maintain accurate local inventory and asset registers
  • Ensure vendor details and delegation of authority list is up-to-date in SAP at all times
  • Prepare monthly analysis for the Finance Manager/Supervisor as required
  • Ensure compliance with established credit policy for appointing new agents and work with the sales teams to evaluate potential new agents in line with this policy
  • Assist in preparation of submissions for overhead and route costs budgets and forecasts
  • Review actual spend compared to budget and encourage cost savings where appropriate

Job Requirements:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, deadline-driven, attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with high level of customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Demonstrable ability to work as a team player as well as an individual contributor
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work processes, problem resolution and continuous process improvement
  • A Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Accounting or related discipline preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Previous experience with large ERP financial systems is an advantage; preferably SAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with strong Excel skills
  • Must have the permanent legal right to live and work in Canada

Job Details:

Company: Cathay Pacific Airways

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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