Finance Manager (Solomon Islands)


The China Navigation Company is seeking a qualified candidate to join its team as Finance Manager (Solomon Islands).

The China Navigation Company (CNCo) is the wholly owned deep-sea shipping arm of John Swire & Sons Ltd, a privately held company with a long and distinguished history of trading and operating in the Far East. China Navigation is proud to have provided over 140 years of shipping services, spanning the globe. The Head office is located in Singapore, with regional offices in the UK, China, Hong Kong, India, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and across the Pacific Islands.

China Navigation’s Strategic Vision is to be the leading provider of Sustainable Shipping solutions and our Customer’s Partner of choice. CNCo owns and operates a modern, industry leading fleet of multipurpose vessels, handy size bulk carriers and bulk trans-loaders.

About the role

Based in Honiara (Solomon Islands), you will be responsible for managing all aspects of finance and accounting, taxation and administration for Tradco Agency and Guadalcanal Travel Services in Honiara. You will also provide timely, accurate and complete business information for key decision makers to effectively manage their business. Maintain a proactive role in the review, documentation and implementation of all transaction processes and systems to ensure adequate controls and procedures are in place. Undertake specific Project work for CNCo where required, including Due Diligence on possible new business acquisitions in Solomon Islands.

Job requirements

  • Degree in Business and a qualified member of Accounting Body (CPA)
  • Seven years’ minimum accounting experience post Accounting Body qualification
  • Staff management experience
  • Well-developed communication and demonstrated attention to detail. Must be “hands on”
  • Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing, with people in all levels and with appropriate customer focus
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with large volumes of data with strong attention to detail
  • Industry knowledge or experience of shipping or freight forwarding would be of benefit although not essential

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