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ID:  534921

Nashville. Tn, US

Sr. Manager Accounting


APL, one of the world's leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide and provides container transportation through an 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 & logistics group with headquarters in Marseilles, France.
The Group offers a complete range of activities including shipping, handling facilities in port as well as logistics on land. The Australian group consists of CMA CGM Australia, ANL Container Line Pty Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of CMA CGM group) and APL (a wholly owned subsidiary of CMA CGM group) with centralised offices in Melbourne and branch offices in all Australian states.



Summary Description


The Accounting Manager is responsible to oversee and manage the day-to-day accounting and reporting operations, to include accounts payable.  All daily, weekly, and monthly internal reporting deliverables for American President Lines, LLC are managed by this role.  The manager is responsible for internal and external audit requirements and deliverables.


Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure proper accounting and reporting for balance sheet and P&L activities
  • Meet close deadlines, review results and record JEs prior to closing.
  • Perform day-to-day operations of accounting and financial reporting to include journal entry prep and analysis, P&L review and analytics, and process improvements.   Assist F&A team with proper accounting and reporting; ensure processes, procedures, and policies are known and followed.  Ensure policies and procedures are kept current.   
  • Responsible for financial analysis to include analyzing results to ensure revenue recognition, accounting for expenditure cycle, and evaluation of accruals and other account valuations are recorded properly.
  • Team with appropriate parts of the organization to understand and evaluate requirements, including the implementation of any required process changes.
  • PO review and approval; assist with PO coding
  • Oversee and manage processes performed by the shared service centers and local AP Finance team.
  • Liaise with US Tax Team to ensure accurate recording and reporting of all federal, state, and local tax requirements.
  • Other analysis and projects as defined by CFO


Experiences Sought

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting and reporting operations and analysis – required; CPA plus.
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience required.
  • Previous SAP experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards, segregation of duties and internals control standards.
  • Proven customer service skills are required to create, maintain, and enhance customer relationships - Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds.
  • Capable of being a “change agent” able to see the big picture and sort through information to effectively prioritize and produce the required level of customer satisfaction.


Skill Sets

  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines in fast-paced ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential material with a level of professionalism and integrity
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and people to successful outcomes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Detail oriented with proven ability to get things done accurately, efficiently, and timely, mostly within tight deadlines.
  • English fluency required.

APL is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system.    For assistance, please contact us at




















Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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