DHL Express, Inc. CFO Luxembourg in Luxembourg

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CFO DHL Express Luxembourg

Organisational Structure

Country: Luxembourg

Division: Express

Business Unit: DHL EXPRESS BELUX

Department: FINANCE

The Luxembourg CFOreports to the CFO Belux and the CEO Luxembourg.

He leads to the Finance & Pricing department in Luxembourg

Overall purpose of the role

As the CFO Express Luxembourg you will own all financial & pricing aspects in terms of planning, analysis and management of all financial matters, by partnering, advising and challenging the country senior management team and influencing the strategic direction whilst maintaining financial transparency and adherence to financial policies, supporting project work as well as the broader business development agenda. Support the development of the country Finance Team.

Scope

Turnover : 29 mio Euro

Ebita after OH : 9 mio

FTE’s : 4

Accountabilities

FINANCE department management :

  • Accounting

Manage accounting activities together with shared service centre ensuring timely closure of financial and managerial ledgers

Ensure compliance with DPWN and DHL financial policies and procedures for the safeguarding of assets, property, accurate and timely submission of the country’s financial records

  • Financial & Business Controlling

Prepare consolidated analysis of country financial performance and cost control including recommendations where appropriate

Analyse and communicate management reporting results to the country Board and Belux Controlling

Ensure strong internal control environment (CRISP)

Perform full commercial controlling

  • Planning & Budgeting

Ensure that the management of the planning, budgeting and forecasting process complies with DHL financial policies and procedures so that strategic targets are met

Sets the yearly budget in conjunction with country Line Management

Assists Line Management in the preparation of operating budgets

  • Reporting

Provides accurate and timely management reports to the country Board and Belux controlling to ensure appropriate decision-making, business planning and analysis whilst ensuring effective control and forecasting

Provides variance analysis and narratives when necessary in order to alert financial issues, trends and opportunities

  • People Management

Leads & develops the finance & pricing department

Takes performance interviews and coaches, motivates and supports employees in their personal development.

Organizes and monitors structural work meeting.

  • Tax, Statutory, External Control

Manage fiscal and statutory reporting

Prepares necessary reports and liaises with audit and tax authorities as required

Ensure compliance with fiscal controls

Develop and maintain relationships with financial community (auditors, banks,…)

Represents company in dealing with financial institutions, major customers and others as required

  • Customer Accounting

Ensure proper billing and cash collection via SLA inorder to maximise flow whilst maintaining positive customer relationships

Ensure compliance with DPWN and DHL’s accounting and controlling policies, procedures and standards

Ensure compliance with country legal, statutory and taxation requirements

Determine and implements new procedures and systems in controlling, accounting,tax and billing, recovery, legal and insurance in order to minimise risk and increase cost efficiency

Ensures that all financial activities and processes are supported by the appropriate Financial Information systems

Ensure that internal audits are conducted regularly and recommendations are

implemented across the business

  • Pricing

Manages day to day pricing activities

Manages pricing projects (SPA, GPI, Yield, etc…)

Profile

  • Knowledge

Master’s Degree (Economics/ Finance).

At least 8 years working experience in an analytical role (costing, finance, data analysis)

  • Specific skills and qualifications

  • Communication skills in English and French.(German + Dutch = advantage).

  • Very good analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills

  • Proactive and able to work under pressure

  • Knowledge of International Accounting Principles (IAS/IFRS)

  • Good understanding of costing, margin management and pricing issues

  • Optimal people management skills

  • Able to manage remotely

  • Project management skills

  • Rigorous, precise and accurate to produce reliable reports.

  • Software : SAP/Oracle, MS Office