Country Financial Controller

Luanda Panalpina

The Panalpina Group is one of the world’s leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for eleven core industries. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers’ supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy and Project Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector.

The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and it works with partner companies in over 90 countries. Panalpina employs approximately 14,500 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

We are looking to hire a Country Financial Controller to Panalpina Angola


  • Planning, Steering and Controlling;
  • Participation in the Business Plan development and definition of objectives short/mid-term;
  • Analysis of investment plans;
  • Steer the short-term planning (budget/forecast) process;
  • Analyze results, report findings to country management and ensure/supervise implementation of action plans;
  • Ensure compliance to the Internal Control System (ICS);
  • Proactively drive the value creation program and value creating initiatives for the corresponding country;
  • Special local assignments to support country management in finance related matters;
  • Makes adjustments to ICA/ ECA rates based on review;
  • Reviews P&L actual against Budget for gross profit, costs and investments;
  • Provides supplemental management reporting information;
  • Approves and distributes reports for review by management;
  • Reports and analyzes period end results, initiates improvement activities;
  • Works with Finance Management on initiatives to achieve EBIT targets;
  • Reporting;
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting to Head Quarters as per Reporting and Administration Manual (RAM);
  • Ensure correct set up of profit and cost centers in accordance with RAM;
  • Treasury and Foreign Exchange Management;
  • Cash planning and management;
  • Foreign currency management in line with group standards;
  • General;
  • Develop proposals to realize synergies and efficiency improvements on country level;
  • Support country management in all finance related issues / projects;
  • Special tasks as per country management;
  • Review customer profitability;
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment;
  • Perform assigned tasks to support Panalpina meets its objectives and targets regarding quality, health, safety and environment as documented in IMS and follow all requirements as set out in the QHSE policy;
  • It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure that their day to day activities embrace sustainability/Health and safety therefore reducing the impact upon the environment, supporting the communities we work in and reducing incidents in the workplace.


  • University degree in business administration or similar qualification;
  • Professional experience in Controlling;
  • Qualification to prepare reporting (e.g. CIMA, etc.);
  • Professional exposure to accounting/ financial processes.


  • Ability to understand and analyze complex financial information;
  • A high level of analytical skills, accountability, credibility and assertiveness
  • Project management skills;
  • Ability to prepare and work with reports;
  • Cost optimization oriented;
  • Ability to work under pressure (tight deadlines);
  • Organizational skills (prioritize, plan, assign & control);
  • Ability to work with different cultures and to manage cross functional interfaces;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Team player;
  • IAS-Knowledge.


Fluent in Portuguese and English

Specifics for Job / Environment

  • Profound knowledge of MS-Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Profound knowledge of SAP, especially SAP – CO.


  • If you wish learn more about this opportunity, please contact:
  • Ana Lanvu;
  • HR Assistant
  • Email:

Validade: 27/01/2020

  • Applications have closed

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