Junior Financial/Business Controller


One of the largest transportation companies in the world.


The role holder is responsible for performing finance controlling for DB Schenker clusters, as well as less complex areas. The key focus of this role is to enable a successful financial Controlling function by performing a variety of non-complex financial controlling and administrative tasks. In addition, the role supports the external auditors as well as the business controllers.

Core Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for coordination of external audit activities.
  • Responsible for ensuring financial controlling support to the accounting team in respect to month-end closing and reporting.
  • Assisting the senior cluster financial controllers on financial controlling of financial figures and non-financial information on a cluster and group level, including ensuring substantiation of the figures.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting regulations as well as internal procedures through good quality in daily accounting and month end closing processes.
  • Responsible for preparing summaries of findings and/or other related written correspondence as requested.
  • Responsible for conducting required analysis (within professional capacity) to assist more senior financial controllers.
  • Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.
  • Support the design and implementation of overall finance transformation initiatives.
  • Responsible for ensuring financial controlling support to the accounting team on accounting treatment of transactions.
  • General Managerial Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Contributes to a working environment and culture which drives the desired mindset of all financial controlling team members.
  • Supports adopting world class trends, and best practices in financial controlling with the goal of ultimately driving cost reduction and quality enhancement.
  • Support the RTR GPO with continually enhancing quality and reducing cost by streamlining processes, procedures, and automation.
  • Supports other General Ledger staff in resolving issues raised by them.

Self-Management Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Defines performance goals at the start of the year in coordination with Manager.
  • Monitors work quality and escalate any operational issues in a timely manner.
  • Keeps abreast of professional developments, new techniques and current issues through continued education and professional growth.


  • Graduate of Accountancy, Finance, or any Business course. Master’s degree is an advantage.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a financial controlling or accounting position with ability to manage stakeholders and employees in an international context.
  • Preferably some knowledge of IFRS.
  • Strong understanding of Finance Accounting, Controlling processes.
  • Experience with Finance / Accounting ERP systems.
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work and to generate alternatives and solutions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a proactive and solution-oriented approach toward business issues.
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial and business management principles with the ability to communicate and prioritize business requirements.
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must be highly skilled in MS Office.
  • Fluent English language skills at a business level.
  • Teamwork & Integrity
  • Care
  • Ownership & Accountability
  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail


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