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Financial Controller (M/F) CMA CGM Marseille, FR

Financial Controller (M/F) CMA CGM Marseille, FR

Financial Controller (M/F) CMA CGM Marseille, FR

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Financial Controller (M/F) CMA CGM Marseille, FR

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Financial Controller (M/F)

CMA Terminals is a port operator used to develop, design, build, own and operate terminals and dry docks. CMA Terminals welcomes CMA CGM lines but also invites all shipping companies to develop terminals and offer a top quality service.


Within the financial service, you are part of a team of 4 people; 3 financial controllers and the CFO. 

6 months temporary position available ASAP


Your position within the finance team will be multi-purpose and based on the following missions:

Monitor the performance of your own asset portfolio by the following prisms:

Analyse and challenge the monthly management account of your scope, and year-end forecasts, as well as variances with the annual budget

Produce the financial/ operational Kpi’s monthly reporting for the CMA CGM top management

Propose and trigger necessary actions and remedy plan to correct any fluctuations and optimize, with the support and assistance of CMA CGM lines, operational & sales CMAT teams

Participate in the preparation of annual budgets and validation meetings process with the CMA CGM top management

Develop relationship with the CFOs, the management and the co-shareholders: you are the main entrance point between the terminals and the head office regarding financial specific topics and validation

Cross-cutting missions:

Perform financial analysis in order to support certain decision-making processes and financial control (IRR, valuation, cash flow projection, breakeven calculation…)

Lead projects and elaborate financial models for business development and/ or entrance of new partner regarding your scope of assets: analyse project market, define and budget required due diligences, review assumptions, pilot expert team efforts (technical, legal, financial, insurance, etc.), coordinate Port Authority/Partners requests, assist in leading negotiations

Participate in Due Deals in coordination with the banks and other external service providers during sale of assets period

Contribute to the improvement of tools, processes, data reporting for performance monitoring

Participate on cross-cutting topics in coordination with numerous internal departments within CMA CGM as follows: accounting, legal, cash, procurement, tax department, cost savings

Supporting transformation and efficiency, 2021 will see the launch of a major project for our department, with the implementation of our new financial reporting system. You will be part of this corporate project! 

In charge for corporate finance missions:

Participate in monthly closing of the holdings (CMAT, CMATH) in coordination with the auditors

Review the holdings financial results in your own assets portfolio

Produce à quarterly financial reporting in coordination with the accounting department


Postgraduate degree (+5 years) in Business or Engineering with significant financial skills

4 years’ experience in Audit or in Transaction Services with a strong accounting component or in a financial department (controlling) in a company

You are familiar with French GAAP as well as IFRS

You speak English

You have a very good command of Excel

CMA Terminals is part of the successful CMA CGM Group, the world's 3rd largest container shipping company

Apply and join us!

Contact :

Shipping Line Commercial Assistant

Apply now


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