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Senior Analyst – Business Finance

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Business Finance is a focal point in Maersk Line for management reporting, financial planning, financial analysis supporting decision making and forecasting and budgeting.

With the aim of anchoring 'Finance' within the business we are organized and work in four dedicated teams, each responsible for a respective function in our Maersk Line organization (e.g., Commercial, Trade and Marketing, Operations and Strategy and Transformation).

The Senior Analyst position will support our Trade and Marketing function in Maersk Line. The Trade and Marketing function is responsible for profitability and strategy for our individual trades. This includes profit and loss, direction-setting, product management, pricing and contracting, market segmentation and yield optimisation.

As a Senior Analyst in Business Finance, you will work together with a pool of highly skilled and talented people in an international environment, getting empowerment and great responsibilities as well as senior management exposure.

You will join a diverse organization with a lot of future career opportunities for strong performers.


Key Responsibilities

Our Business Finance team acts as the financial sparring partners to our Heads of Trades and their Trade Managers.

As a Senior Analyst, you will be the dedicated partner and “CFO” to one a Head of Trade and his Trade Managers.

You will support their decision making process by providing financial management information, deep dive analysis, performance management reporting and financial planning.

Your role is to work with the Trade Managers to understand their business information needs and to design, develop and optimize existing and new reports, leveraging clear business insights.

Through close interaction with the Head of Trade and Trade Managers, you will perform deep dive analysis of performance and trends and influence appropriate actions to ensure financial results and objectives are maximized.


Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate holds a Master degree in Finance or Economics.

Candidates should have 5-10 years of work experience from a similar position within Business Control, Performance Management, Business Development or equivalent.

We expect you to have an 'analytical mindset' - able to zoom in on the relevant details, while never losing sight of the big picture.

You are an extroverted team player with strong communication skills, enabling you to engage and influence multiple stakeholders.

The corporate language is English, so you should be fluent in oral as well as written English.

Finally, you should have a 'self-starter attitude' and be able to see opportunities and invite yourself to the table.


Last application date: 15 November 2015.
For further information, please contact: Karolina Grad, Recruitment Partner on +44 2392564945 or Rasmus Lund-Jacobsen, Hiring Manager on +45 3363 5991 or email


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.