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  • Financial Reporting Analyst (Private)

    Seaspan Corporation and its subsidiaries; Seaspan Ship Management Ltd., Seaspan Crew Management Ltd., and Seaspan Crew Management India Private Ltd., is the worldwide leader in independent containership management and ownership.  We provide high-quality, modern vessels with best-in-class operations and innovative ship design, and are dedicated to providing an unmatched level of quality and service to our customers. Seaspan Corporation is a publically traded company with its securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:SSW).  More information can be found on our website at www.seaspancorp.com.

    Seaspan is seeking a Financial Reporting Analyst (Private) to join the team. The Financial Reporting Analyst applies strong analysis skills to analyze the financial and operating results of the Seaspan Management Services and its operating subsidiaries. 

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Prepares monthly working papers and management reports
    • Assists with preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts
    • Provides monthly variance analysis against prior periods, budget and forecast
    • Assists Team Lead in managing month end close process
    • Prepares monthly journal entries and accruals into the GL
    • Reviews and approves journals entered by other accountants
    • Evaluates and assesses reasonableness of key general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
    • Prepares audit working papers and fields queries from external and internal auditors
    • Assists in resolving complex accounting reconciliations
    • Assists with process redevelopment and improvements
    • Provides assistance to other team members as needed
    • Supports Operations personnel with complex accounting related queries
    • Performs other duties as required

    Requirements

    • CPA or equivalent
    • 4-5 years general accounting and financial reporting experience
    • Attention to detail
    • Strong expertise in Excel for financial modeling and forecasting
    • Enjoys working with numbers, with a high degree of accuracy and is comfortable with large spreadsheets
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and good writing style

    Additional desired qualifications

    • General knowledge of account reconciliations including resolution of reconciling items
    • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
    • Previous supervisory experience an asset
    • Knowledge of finanicial software (JD Edwards, Insight)

    Job demands and/or physical requirements

    • Periodic overtime to meet deadlines or accommodate time zone differences

    If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, click on the APPLY FOR THIS POSITION button below and take a few moments to complete an application and upload your resume.  Seaspan employees can apply through the Internal Career Centre, please check SeaNet for the instructions on how to do so.

    We thank all applicants in advance.  If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our professional recruiters will be in contact with you.  Please contact hr@seaspanltd.ca if you have any questions regarding this position.  No agency calls please, many thanks.

  • Chief Executive Officer

    Seaspan is the worldwide leader in independent containership management and ownership. We are dedicated to providing an unmatched level of quality and service to our customers. Seaspan’s managed fleet consists of 114 containerships representing a total capacity of over 915,000 TEU, including 9 newbuilding containerships on order and scheduled for delivery to Seaspan and third parties by the end of 2018. Seaspan Corporation trades its common shares, four series of preferred shares, and a series of notes on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:SSW). 

    Seaspan is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to be based in Vancouver, Canada, at the offices of its subsidiary, Seaspan Ship Management Ltd.

    The successful candidate will have a proven track record leading a public company, including practical experience in the U.S. capital markets and investor relations and a sound foundation in finance and accounting. We are looking for a high energy individual with exceptional communication and relationship building skills. The CEO will lead the executive team and provide the vision and direction for the organization, reporting to the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will bring global experience in the transportation and logistics sector, with emphasis on Europe and Asia.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Minimum 10 years of experience as a Chief Executive Officer or Senior Finance Executive with a publicly listed company
    • Fluent in English with strong communication skills. An effective public speaker and experienced in investor relations
    • Extensive experience and background in the U.S. capital markets and financial accounting literate
    • Proven ability to lead an organization and executive-level strategic thinking, business acumen and analysis
    • Ability to identify opportunities and strategically execute upon them

    Additional Desired Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree, Certified Public Accountant designation or equivalent
    • Experience in the transportation and logistics sector is preferred
    • Negotiation skills in managing alternative options with respect to deal analysis, debt negotiation, etc.
    • Experience in European and Asian financing markets
    • Foreign language familiarity in Mandarin a strong plus

    Job Demands:

    • International travel is required for this position

    Please apply online by clicking on the APPLY FOR THIS POSITION button below. We thank all those applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please contact hr@seaspantld.ca if you have any question regarding this position. 

  • Application Support Analyst

    Seaspan Corporation and its subsidiaries; Seaspan Ship Management Ltd., Seaspan Crew Management Ltd., and Seaspan Crew Management India Private Ltd., is the worldwide leader in independent containership management and ownership.  We provide high-quality, modern vessels with best-in-class operations and innovative ship design, and are dedicated to providing an unmatched level of quality and service to our customers. Seaspan Corporation is a publically traded company with its securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:SSW).  More information can be found on our website at www.seaspancorp.com.

    Seaspan is seeking an Application Support Analyst to join the team. The Application Support Analyst provides application support for assigned SSML applications. In providing such support, this individual will track issues, investigate problems and determine resolutions/or capture enough detail to escalate when required. Duties will included assisting clients with troubleshooting and problem solving, supporting upgrades and enhancements, execution of routine and non-routine support procedures, documentation, testing, and change management. 

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Understands company business processes as required in order to provide application support
    • Provides support for application maintenance, modification and enhancement as required through problem solving, development, testing, and documentation
    • Works with business users and application developers to identify bugs, recommend and implement enhancements
    • Tests new software versions as made available by the vendor
    • Provides identification, tracking and resolution of application problems, both on-board and within the office, on a day-to-day basis via the IT Ticketing system, including evening and weekend support
    • Document issues, observations and outcomes accurately within the IT ticket system to ensure enough information is captured to act on the ticket efficiently
    • Communicates with stakeholders (written and verbal) clearly to ensure issues are dealt with quickly and efficiently
    • Develops and executes test plans, and assembles and documents test results when required
    • Performs other duties as required

    Requirements

    • Degree or diploma in IT, computer science, or similar field
    • Minimum of two years’ experience in an IT role
    • Strong knowledge of systems analysis and system development life cycle theory emphasizing project management, continuous quality improvement and management information systems techniques
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and good writing style
    • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively with cross-functional teams
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to plan and organize, priority and multi-task effectively
    • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
    • Sound decision-making skills

    Additional desired qualifications

    • Experience in a ship management company

    Job demands and/or physical requirements

    • Able to lift 10 kg
    • Sufficient mobility to complete cabling and setup tasks
    • Occasional international travel is required and may be on short notice
    • Availability via a Blackberry device or other mobile device outside of office hours

    If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, click on the APPLY FOR THIS POSITION button below and take a few moments to complete an application and upload your resume and cover letter.  Seaspan employees can apply through the Internal Career Centre, please check SeaNet for the instructions on how to do so. Indeed applicants can apply in our career centre at www.seaspancorp.com.

    We thank all applicants in advance.  If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our professional recruiters will be in contact with you.  Please contact hr@seaspanltd.ca if you have any questions regarding this position.  No agency calls please, many thanks.

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