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Europe

  • Commercial Manager, Europe

    COMPANY BACKGROUND

    As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp. (NYSE: ATCO), Seaspan Corporation delivers on the company’s core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company. The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goals-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building service offerings. Seaspan provides many of the world’s major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management services. Seaspan’s fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU.
     
    ROLE DESCRIPTION
    The Commercial Manager supervises daily charter operations on company-managed vessels and is a key member in successful customer delivery. Located in Hamburg, Copenhagen or London, the Commercial Manager works as a key member of our customer-facing team in Europe. 
     
    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs duties in accordance with the company Safety Management System (SMS); adheres to ISM and company standards
    • Demonstrates teamwork; establishes rapport and maintains effective and collaborative working relationships within the office and external customers
    • Supports European business development function, in ‘total account management’ capacity, including identification of opportunities for additional revenue streams, process efficiency improvements, vessel improvements, reporting back in on market demands for technology and advancement 
    • Works in conjunction with the European business development team to identify potential revenue generating solutions based on discussions with customers
    • Partners with other Commercial team/Business Development team members and Projects and Technology teams to deliver on and developing industry leading solutions
    • Oversees the creation of charter parties, fixture notes and addenda with the assistance of the legal department, and overall responsibility for the timely and efficient creation, and management of these documents
    • Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with charterers’ commercial, post-fixture and/or operations teams while effectively managing risks and Seaspan’s business interests
    • Proactively monitors charter party obligations of company vessels; when required, stems vessel bunker, arranges owners’ agency appointments/co-ordination
    • Responsible for monitoring vessel, port, and voyage performance KPIs
    • Carries out continual risk assessment of vessel operations for potential loss-situations and recommends and assists with mitigation measures
    • Supports and briefs vessel masters on charter party obligations as may be requested from time to time, port and voyage performance issues, including responsible for ensuring that the master understands the requirements, reporting obligations, local contacts and operational structure of the charterer 
    • Assists masters and monitors KPIS, which may include obtaining and analyzing vessel commercial reports in support of claims or other performance matters, including delays or deviations. This will involve close interaction with various internal departments such as Marine Services and Projects and Technology
    • Assists with compiling factual, timely information and documents relating to commercial claims, and internal corporate reporting. Follows up on outstanding (owing) customer amounts
    • Supervises vessel damages, and ensuring correct, timely recovery of amounts due from Charterers. Close coordination with the accounts receivable department is a requirement
    • Performs other duties as required
    REQUIREMENTS 
    Post-secondary degree in relevant field from a recognized institution
    French, German and English fluency are required
    • Minimum five years’ experience in chartering, post-fixture or operations/commercial management 
    Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    Must be able to properly analyze situations, mitigate and manage risk, and determine a suitable course of action as part of problem-solving skills
     
    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
    Able to negotiate with and influence others, establish rapport and maintain effective working relationships
    Charter party understanding is strongly preferred.
     
    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 team will be in contact with you. No agency calls please. 

Vancouver, BC

  • Treasury Analyst

    Company Background

    Atlas Corp. (“Atlas”) is a leading global asset management company with a focus on the maritime and energy sectors. Differentiated by its position as a best-in-class owner and operator, Atlas deploys capital to create long-term shareholder value and boasts an experienced team with deep operational and capital allocation experience. Atlas currently has two portfolio companies: Seaspan Corporation (“Seaspan”), the world’s largest containership management and ownership company, and APR Energy (“APR”), a global player in specialized fast-power solutions. Seaspan acquired APR in late 2019, and Atlas was created in early 2020 as the holding company with Seaspan and APR becoming its wholly owned subsidiaries.  Atlas is currently listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ATCO).

    Treasury Analyst

    Reporting to the Associate Manager, Treasury, the Treasury Analyst supports the processes related to corporate liquidity, cash and debt management for Atlas Corp. and Atlas subsidiaries. The position initiates daily banking transactions, prepares reports and analyses, and assists the team with completing the integration of a Treasury Management System (TMS). This position is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to grow their Treasury skills, own their responsibilities end-to-end, and enjoys a fast-paced environment.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Manages global cash for Atlas and Atlas’ subsidiaries including maintaining necessary cash levels for global locations
    • Adheres to the debt calendar and makes timely payments to its domestic and international lenders taking into account banking hours and holidays in different countries
    • Follows approval limits and proper processes in order to comply with SOX
    • Assures debt facilities are accurately reported in the TMS at all times
    • Maintains data integrity in TMS and assists with completing integration of the system
    • Processes daily bank transactions including wires from the TMS, inter-company payments, and foreign exchange transactions
    • Calculates accuracy of fees and insurance payments for debt facilities
    • Performs ad-hoc projects as needed
    • Provides vacation coverage for Treasury Analysts

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution
    • Minimum three years’ experience in finance and/or Treasury
    • Experience working with a Treasury Management System or ERP system
    • Understanding of domestic and international payment systems, foreign exchange principles, global/domestic cash management products and basic understanding of debt instruments like loans and bonds
    • Strong attention to detail and time management skills
    • Team player – able to collaborate and communicate with many stakeholder departments
    • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) – multi-lingual is an asset

    Additional Desired Qualifications

    • General knowledge of banking, accounting or Treasury
    • Previous experience in a Treasury role
    • Automation experience
    • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
    • Ability to work autonomously with a high level of responsibility
    • Technologically savvy: experience with Excel/PowerBI, able to optimize processes with digital solutions and think outside the box

    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.

    Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 

    We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you. No agency calls please. 

  • Data Scientist

    Company Background

    The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goal-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building services offerings to become a leading asset manager. Seaspan provides many of the world’s major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management services. Seaspan’s fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU vessels. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp. (NYSE: ATCO), Seaspan delivers on the company’s core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company.

    Position:

    The Data Scientist develops, implements, and leverages analytics enabled solutions to improve business process, generate revenue, support business strategy development and goals. The Data Scientist identifies future opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, data mining and visualization techniques and derives meaningful insights for the business. The Data Scientist prepares large datasets from multiple sources, and automates data modelling and analytic processes using knowledge of programming languages. The Data Scientist thinks creatively and curates’ innovative ways to gain further insights from data to improve decision making and drive business performance.

    Job Description:

    • Has an innate understanding of the business value chain and customer lifecycle. Aligns project support with broader business strategy, including core drivers of business value
    • Strong ability to create, generate and leverage relevant, actionable insights based on iterative data analysis, translate data driven output into business language, and make appropriate recommendations to respective business stakeholders
    • Automates analytics and reporting tasks by developing appropriate code for refreshing results & repeatability
    • Visualizes and delivers results of analyses by creating reports, infographics, and dashboards that benefit other departments within the organization
    • Works with IT to ensure data is consistent with company requirements, builds data tables and integrates with other companies’ systems where appropriate
    • Assist in the creation of scripts to ingest and process raw data into databases and data warehouse
    • Maintains data health and integrity across systems
    • Documents developments and reporting processes to ensure continuity of delivered materials
    • Stays current with innovations in data acquisition, modelling and analytics
    • Improve existing scripts for custom, in-house built software solutions for performance and scalability, to further develop functionality of custom in-house built software solutions and identify opportunities to create unique insights
    • Is familiar with the Health, Safety, Environmental Protection and Quality Policy (PL-005), and understands the responsibilities under the Environmental Management System (EMS). In keeping with this and other compliance policies, they understand their duty to report any environmental noncompliance and/or concern to their manager or members of the senior management team (including the highest level of management) either directly or through the open reporting system as per Management System guidelines
    • Performs other duties as required

    Requirements:

    • Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering; or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent technical experience
    • Proficiency with general purpose programming language (e.g. Python) and associated libraries for scientific/computing, including various statistical and visualization packages (e.g. Pandas, Matplotlib, NumPy, SciPy)
    • Effective analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving skills
    • Able to work in a collaborative and cooperative way with the various stakeholders and communicate information effectively
    • Proficiency with developing, testing and deploying machine learning models in a production environment
    • Sound organizational/prioritization skills
    • Innovative / creative mindset
    • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

    Additional Desired Qualifications:

    • Full Stack web developer with proficiency in Python.
    • Proficiency with Business Intelligence Software
    • Previous experience in a similar analyst role is an asset

    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.

    Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 

    We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you. No agency calls please. 

  • FP&A Manager

    Company Background:

     

    As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp. (NYSE: ATCO), Seaspan Corporation delivers on the company’s core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company. The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goals-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building service offerings. Seaspan provides many of the world’s major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management services. Seaspan’s fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU.

     

    Position Description:

     

    The Financial Planning & Analysis function is the centre of analytical excellence to drive insightful business decisions and strategy. The FP&A Manager is responsible for leading planning and forecasting activities within FP&A and providing support to the Director, Corporate Finance and CFO. This position acts as a thought partner with key stakeholders across the business to translate strategy into executable plans and measure performance through best-in-class management reporting.  In addition, the role is focused on building the capabilities of the team though development of reporting tools, analytical models and financial planning processes to effectively scale business growth.

     

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Leads the annual strategic planning and monthly forecasting cycle in close partnership with key stakeholders (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow)
    • Develops actionable management reporting to provide insights into performance, variances, drivers and key business trends
    • Manages the corporate financial model, including running various scenario analyses as required to evaluate overall impact on earnings, liquidity and capital structure. Builds in robust controls to ensure accuracy of results produced
    • Spearheads the design, adoption and enhancement of the planning & budgeting system, including improvements to data governance and automation
    • Manages the preparation of presentations to the board of directors and senior management
    • Supports the Treasury team in analyzing and modelling new financing (debt and equity) initiatives, including preparation of presentations of the impact/results
    • Performs on-going and strategic analyses to enhance profitability and support key initiatives and growth, including operating cost review, profitability analysis and financing proposals
    • Manages four direct reports, including objective-setting, performance reviews and coaching
    • Performs other duties as required

     

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or MBA from a recognized institution
    • Strong understanding of accounting principles
    • Understanding of differences for cash flow treatment and of valuation models, IRR, and cash flow valuations
    • Strong expertise in Excel for financial modelling and analysis
    • Enjoys working with numbers, with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment with strict deadlines
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

     

    Additional Desired Qualifications:

    • CPA, CFA or CBV accreditation
    • Proficiency in using/developing planning and reporting applications (e.g. Oracle, PowerBI)
    • Proven ability to build strong working relationships with business partners as trusted and objective advisor
    • Exposure to the shipping industry

     

    Job Demands and/or Physical Requirements:

    • Periodic overtime to meet deadlines or accommodate time zone differences
    • Availability via 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. Seaspan employees can apply through the Internal Career Centre, please check SeaNet for the instructions on how to do so.

     

    Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 

     

    We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you. No agency calls please. 

  • Application Support Specialist

    Company Background:

     

    As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp. (NYSE: ATCO), Seaspan Corporation delivers on the company’s core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company. The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goals-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building service offerings. Seaspan provides many of the world’s major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management services. Seaspan’s fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU.

     

    Seaspan Information Technology Team:

     

    Seaspan is seeking an Application Support Specialist who will provide daily support of Seaspan/Atlas business applications.

    In this position you will be responsible for the administration and support of assigned business applications used by Seaspan/Atlas group of companies.

    Responsibilities will include assisting users by troubleshooting and problem solving, supporting upgrades and enhancements, execution of application maintenance procedures, testing, change management and documentation.

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Understand and analyze the functions of a business systems and perform configuration and day-to-day troubleshooting of a business system applications
    • Maintain a strong understanding of company business processes and how applications support these processes.
    • Ensure assigned applications operate at optimum levels through regular maintenance. Support applications upgrade by conducting application research, developing, and executing plans, coordinating the test process with business users, and documenting test results.
    • Collaborate with business users and application developers to identity system deficiencies.
    • Provide identification, tracking and resolution of application problems on a day-to-day basis via the IT Ticketing system
    • Document issues, observations and outcomes accurately to ensure enough information is captured to escalate issues as required
    • Liaise with fellow team members to seek clarification and resolve issues
    • Apply basic knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) to extract ad-hoc reports from enterprise databases as required.
    • Provide evening and weekend support for applications as required
    • Perform other duties as required

     

    Requirements:

    • A degree or diploma in a related discipline such as computer systems technology or accounting
    • Minimum of one-year experience in an application support or ERP administration role
    • Knowledge of systems analysis
    • Solid 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
    • Availability via a mobile device outside of office hours

     

    Additional Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with Oracle NetSuite ERP or other ERP systems
    • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting
    • Experience with SAP Successfactors
    • An accounting designation or business/accounting degree

     

    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.

     

    Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 

     

    We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you. No agency calls please. 

  • Financial Reporting Analyst

    COMPANY BACKGROUND

    The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goal-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building services offerings to become a leading asset manager. Seaspan provides many of the world’s major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management services. Seaspan’s fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU vessels. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp. (NYSE: ATCO), Seaspan delivers on the company’s core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Prepares monthly consolidation working papers and monthly reports to the Board of Directors and Executive Management
    • Reviews certain monthly working papers prepared by Intermediate and Senior Accountants
    • Prepares / reviews audit working papers and fields queries from external and internal auditors
    • Reviews journal entries and prepares analysis related to all major financial statement captions. Reviews less complex analysis to ensure accuracy of financial reporting
    • Review and manage annual and quarterly financial statements for non-public stand-alone entities 
    • Assists in resolving complex accounting reconciliations
    • Assists with review, analysis, and documentation of accounting policies and procedures
    • Assists with preparation and review of public company filings including consolidated financial statements, MD&A, 20-F and earnings releases. Reviews supporting schedules for certain note disclosures
    • Assists with process redevelopment and enhancement of internal controls
    • Assists with preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts
    • Provides training to new/ junior staff as needed
    • Performs other duties as required

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Management, or equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Certified in a recognized professional accounting membership (eg.  CPA)
    • Minimum 5-years of accounting experience in audit and/or industry including exposure to financial statement preparation and disclosure
    • Experience with foreign currency transactions and intercompany transactions
    • Strong knowledge of complex account reconciliations including resolution of reconciling items
    • Understands and has applied internal controls and process redevelopment
    • Very good working knowledge of MS Office applications specifically Excel and Word
    • Strong communication skills to lead and coach less experienced staff members
    • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong analytical skills

    Additional Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with a public company and SEC requirements
    • Some experience with multiple office organization
    • Familiar with financial systems software (e.g. NetSuite)       

    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. No agency calls please.

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