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Accounting Manager at CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC in Newport Beach, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

APL, one of the world's leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide. We provide container transportation through our international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce.

APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saadé. CMA CGM has a global presence thanks to its numerous vessels calling various ports all over the world. CMA CGM has grown continuously, and has been constantly innovating to offer its clients new sea, land and logistics solutions. Headquartered in Marseilles, the Group has employees all over the world in hundreds of agencies.

With over 170 years of experience, APL has the knowledge and the expertise to help our customers grow their businesses and negotiate in an increasingly complex and ever-changing global marketplace - whether that is venturing into new territories or growing in already developed markets.

1. Summary Description

This position manages 2B annual payment and AP team, provide financial (SAP) system training/support for North America staff. Works closely with Corp Treasury for funding and Citi bank for banking related issues.

2. Key Result Areas

What does the job need to deliver? How is it measurable?

Individual performance measures (KPIs) required of the job that align with company goals and ensure accountability for the delivery of measurable results and clear linkage to the Performance Management Process (PMP)

Keys Results (KPI's)

Result Measurement (Metric)

Manage and support and train AP team so the team can independently perform their tasks

Manage critical payment

Avoid any interest and penalty

Newly onboard staff are trained in using financial system (SAP etc.) and continue provide system support to NOA staff.

3. Key Accountabilities/Job Duties (6 -7 items)

Asterisk (*) essential functions & assign % of time to each function listed (Job duties should be listed in order of importance with essential (most critical and largest % of time) first and marginal duties last; Total % of time to equal 100%). Minimum % of time for accountabilities/job duties is 10%.



  • Supervise and support AP team and daily payment
  • Manage Vendor payments and process critical checks and forecast daily vendor payments to assist Corp Treasury Cash flow planning.
  • Period close journals and account analysis
  • Payroll posting and reconciliation
  • Assist other department on AP queries and reconciliation
  • Financial system support and training/Ad hoc Project







Education/Experience, skill sets, desired competencies;

Show which are 'required' and which are desired or nice to have.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree in accounting or equivalent combination of experience and education


Minimum 5 years or more experience in finance or business equivalent

Experience in SAP

Staff supervising experience

Familiar with staff training

Skill Sets

Knowledge of banking process

Experience working with Microsoft Access database and Excel is a MUST

Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines in fast-paced environment.

Ability to handle sensitive and confidential material with a level of professionalism and integrity.

Self-motivated, results oriented professional.

Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds.

APL is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.