Kuehne+Nagel, USA

Road Logistics (Finance Controller) – Memphis – USA

Job Overview

Your role

The US Road Logistics Finance Controller, provides support to the VP of finance in all finance, controlling and finance-business matters pertaining to Kuehne + Nagel’s US Road business. The position is part of the US road logistics management team, and requires demonstrated leadership on financial policies, practices and procedures.

Your responsibilities

  • Direct controlling responsibility for US55 (ReTransportation, Inc.);
  • Assist US branch and departmental managers in day to day administrative procedures;
  • Train branch personnel on administrative and accounting tasks; ensure best practices are rolled out in the region;
  • Manage all aspects of finance related activities directly for US55 and coordinate similar activities for US63 through the regional finance team;
  • Act as primary contact and escalation point supporting the US road business in relation to centralized A/R, A/P and Operational Finance teams;
  • Ensure that internal controls, KN guidelines and Head Office procedures are fully adhered to;
  • Review credit stops; exercise best judgment in when to release transactions from credit holds;
  • Work with managers to resolve disputes and short payments;

Your skills & experiences

  • Master’s Degree in Finance / Accounting or equivalent work experience;
  • At least 10+ years’ experience in a complex finance environment;
  • Minimum 1.5 years of experience Kuehne-Nagel finance, with sound understanding of exiting KN processes and structure;
  • Experience at working with senior management;
  • International Forwarding or transportation industry experience preferred;
  • Strong team work, leadership and communication skills;
  • Ability to balance sound financial practices with business development goals and to operate in a fast pace, entrepreneurial environment.

Good reasons to join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.

About Kuehne+Nagel

With over 76000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies.

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