Financial Controller
DHL Global Forwarding (Canada) Inc.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

JOB DESCRIPTION DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services.

Around 30, employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over countries.

Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.

At DGF, we don’t build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees.

Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

Who are we looking for? As the Commercial Controller, you will support the Country CFO / Management in strategy implementation and decision-making process, drive cross-functional alignment and facilitates target achievements, and work on planning, budgeting, actual and forecasting process. What you will do :

  • Business partner for Management
  • Act as financial resource to management to provide support for decision-making
  • Ensure the management of the planning, budgeting, actual and forecasting process complies with overall financial policies and procedures to support business needs and the achievement of strategic targets
  • Implement and develop policies and procedures across all financial business activities
  • Engage closely with the Stations to ensure operational accounting initiatives are being met
  • Ensure proper risk management and early warning
  • Planning & Budgeting
  • Contribute to the mid-term planning and yearly budget process in conjunction with line management
  • Coordination of target-setting, review and adjustment process
  • Financial Controlling & Reporting
  • Prepare accurate, transparent, relevant and timely management reporting to local management
  • Analyze financial and operational performance of the country and manage ongoing cost control
  • Business controlling
  • Drive financial and operational performance and initiate corrective measures to achieve profitability targets
  • Support decision-making process of all relevant line functions
  • Manage profitability analysis
  • What you must possess :

  • A solid business acumen / knowledge in Freight Forwarding (or able to get it quickly using current background)
  • Strong customer orientation (able to build and manage a successful business partnership)
  • Constructive challenge (able to stand up for their ideas / beliefs and challenge for the better)
  • Strong communication skills and fluent communicator
  • Able to propose solutions, resolve problems, and make decisions
  • Minimum 5 years of experience and a degree in Business Administration or similar
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills in particular, MS Excel
  • Change Management skills
  • Physical Requirements : This position is primarily a sedentary position and travel is not required. Work Authorization : DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada.

    This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

    DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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