Forwarding Sub-Ledger (FSL) Controller – Gross Profit/Finance in Istanbul, Turkey

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Kuehne+Nagel


.As FSL (Forwarding Sub-Ledger)) Finance Controller you will be improving the transparency, making the business more profitable by means of analysis, communication & implementation of corrective actions underlined by procedures and efficient processes

Your Role

As an FSL (Forwarding Sub-Ledger) controller you will be responsible for monitoring, improving, and guaranteeing the quality of all financials which are directly related to any shipments within all business units. You will do so by overlooking and supporting operational departments, monitor KPI’s and use your operational experience to support wherever needed. Besides quality there is a strong focus on analytics. You use the combination of operational knowledge, technical skills, existing reporting, and eagerness to develop yourself to find outliers, identify trends, flag issues and support management in any way possible. You do this by producing and executing periodical analyses, but even more important, you familiarize yourself with business and available data to an extent that allows you to reply quickly to any ad hoc questions or analytical needs that may arise.

Your Responsibilities

  • Review and analyze FSL controlling activities by monitoring accruals rules and following up on deferred files (KPI’s improvement, Deferral Control/GP Ageing, Internal Control System (ICS)

  • Monitor speed of invoicing as well as its accuracy through regular FSL audits

  • Manage Customer profitability report deviations and perform trends analysis

  • Execute ad hoc analysis / reports

  • Support in the FSL month end closing and ensure deadlines adherence

  • Engage Processes/Procedures revision & support in improvement where needed

  • Secure compliance to policies, guidelines & procedures

  • Act as an advisor to the business units & give suggestions of process improvements / solutions, including transfer of FSL knowledge with trainings

  • Driving communication on corrective action plans and follow-up towards BU Managers

  • Being responsible of Reporting & Standardization and Automation of the FSL Controlling within the region

  • Revision and improvement of internal processes and procedures

  • Controlling on operational procedures on areas impacting cost/profitability

  • Analyzing contracts/rates/margins/volumes and profitability per site/ unit trends

Your Skills and Experiences

  • Professional Accounting and/or Controlling experience is welcome, with a minimum of 2 years work experience.

  • A completed bachelor’s degree

  • Strong analytical skills required – including advance knowledge of Excel (tables/formulas/pivot tables)

  • Strong interest in data analyses and implementation of efficient processes is a must

  • Any knowledge of FSL is considered a strong plus

  • Good communication skills, with good verbal and written knowledge of English – Arabic is a plus

  • Solution seeking attitude and ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines

Good Reasons to Join

At Kuehne+Nagel you are always part of a team, but still have control over how you arrange your own work and your own way of achieving success. Present your customers with the products and services of a company that is the global market leader in logistics in many sectors. In return, we offer a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities.

Kuehne + Nagel is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you require an accommodation for any part of the online application process due to a disability, please contact the Employee Services HR Help Desk at 1-800-267-1326 during the hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm EST; Monday through Friday or via e-mail at: [email protected] with the nature of your request. We will answer your inquiry within 24 hours.


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