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Financial Analyst - Customer Profitability Focus


Posted: 16-Nov-2015

Ref#: 12345691991

Do you want to be a part of a Commercial Business Finance department and work with a pool of highly talented people?”

We are looking for a talented and motivated financial analyst to join the Commercial Business Finance department, which has been set up to support the commercial organization of Maersk Line. Business Finance is the focal point in Maersk Liner Business (MLB) for management reporting, forecasting, budgeting, performance management, and finance related business support that ensure decisions are considered from a cost, a strategy, and a commercial angle.

As an analyst in Commercial Business Finance, you will work together with a pool of highly skilled and talented people in an international environment. You will get early empowerment and senior management exposure. You will join a diverse organization with a lot of future career opportunities for high performers.


Key responsibilities

The key responsibility of the Commercial Business Finance team is to provide financial and business insights that support decision making in the commercial organization – both in centre and in the global organization.

Main deliverables include performance management, reporting and forecasting, and related analyses and sparring. The team currently includes 6 people located in Copenhagen and 7 in India.

The primary objective for the position is to work together with the commercial organisation on how to improve customer profitability. Analyse and model how to select and segment customers, and how we optimise different portfolios of customers?

Focus will initially be fine tuning concept, strategy, and design, and thereafter focus will be on how to actually make it happen in frontline.

Another key objective is reporting to senior management stakeholders on customer profitability, documenting progress, and continuously be a proactive sparring partner on how we can drive value through customer profitability initiatives.

As a part of a truly global organisation some travel activity should be expected.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Master degree in Finance or Economics (Cand.Merc, Cand.Oecon, Cand.Polit, CFA, or equivalent).

  • 4+ years of work experience from positions within finance, management reporting, financial planning and analysis, performance management, management and/or strategy consultancy, business development, or equivalent.

  • Combination of team player skills with strong communication skills enabling you to engage and influence key stakeholders.

  • Analytic mind-set' and ability to execute analyses in financial and analytical tools.

  • Unique ability to address complex and large amounts of data – and digest them into understandable and presentable overviews to fuel solid informed business decisions.

  • 'Self-starter attitude' and ability to see opportunities and invite yourself to the table


As applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please note, that vacancies may be filled sooner than the deadline indicated. Therefore you are kindly advised to apply as early as possible.

As part of our recruitment process, you may be requested to complete two online surveys (Access PI and Problem Solving C). If you are selected, you will receive these surveys in your e-mail inbox within 2 weeks of submitting your application.


Last application date: 11 December 2015.


Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world.

Your promise. Delivered.



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