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DHL Express Sweden requires a Business Controller

Ref: req77972

DHL Express Sweden requires a Business Controller

DHL Express is the world's leading provider of international express services and we are now looking for a Business Controller to our Finance team. The role will report directly to the country CFO.

This Business Controlling role is a combined role, with responsibility for both Commercial Controlling and for the internal control framework for the business. As Business Controller you should possess sound knowledge and understanding of the revenue drivers and key performance indicators of the business, and should act as a business partner, providing financial analysis, insight and recommendations from a commercial perspective to help drive improvement in the business. Furthermore, the role requires knowledge and understanding of business, economic and other drivers that will impact on the business and being able to explain deviations versus plan, forecast and previous periods. Also in scope of this role is ownership, management and responsibility for the internal control framework (CRISP).

Principal accountabilities:

Commercial Controlling
• Analysis of revenue performance, including volume and weight statistics, to understand business trends
• Comprehensive analysis on revenue results, with deep dive by product and by customer
• Close involvement with monthly forecasting and annual budgeting for revenue and volume
• Modelling of customer dynamics (wins/losses, up/down trading) and impacts on our revenue drivers
• Ownership and co-ordination over yield activities within the business
• Work in close co-operation with both the Pricing and Sales team to ensure business trends are clearly presented to and understood by the rest of the business
• Support with target setting for sales commission scheme
• Produce revenue analysis and reporting for the management team, providing insight and recommendations based on the results
• Work together with business functions on specific projects and process improvement initiatives.

Internal Controls (CRISP Framework)
• Ensuring compliance and adherence to the internal “CRISP” framework of controls
• Ownership and maintenance of the CRISP framework for internal controls, including assigning controls, updating and accuracy of control descriptions, evidence compliance

Educational qualifications and expected experience:
• Finance related university degree preferred, alternatively extensive experience in the finance and accounting field or equivalent qualification.
• Prior commercial experience preferred, ideally with background in both sales and finance
• Knowledge and understanding of internal control framework
• Financial reporting and budgeting/forecasting skills
• Strong Microsoft Excel and analytical skills
• Experience of working within an International organisation would be advantageous
• English and Swedish language preferred

We are looking for you with great organisational skills, ability to prioritise long term projects against short-term demands and deadlines. As a person you are driven, results focused, self-motivated and able to take initiative.
In this role it´s important that you have good communication skills, both in spoken and written form.
When joining the DHL Express you become a part of great team in an international environment. Being a certified “Top Employer” (for four years straight!) and nominated as one of Sweden’s “Top 100 Bästa Arbetsgivare” you can expect top class training and great future opportunities for personal development within the group.

According to EU directive (2009/52 / EC), we as an employer must be able to demonstrate our employees' right to work within the EU. For an employment at DHL, you must therefore demonstrate your right to work within the EU through citizenship (eg passport) or otherwise showcase your work permit.

Our Head office is located in Västberga.

Please do not hesitate to contact Gareth Biggs, CFO Express Sweden on
Apply latest May 27th.

Application and interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis during the period before May 27th and the position could be filled prior to the end date.

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About the company

DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 285,000 employees, we provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs.

DHL is part of the world's leading postal and logistics Group, Deutsche Post DHL and encompasses three divisions: DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight and DHL Supply Chain.

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