Group Controller - Contract Logistics at Kuehne + Nagel NV


Job description

The business controller is a member of the management team within the Contract Logistics department. He/she acts as a true business partner for the business unit director from a financial viewpoint. Together with the FSL controller, the controller is responsible for the coordination, planning, and reporting of the financial activities of the business units. 

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Act as the right hand of the business unit director. Advice/support in all financial matters including forecasting, accruals, investment applications…
  • Monitor FSL including daily people management of one or more FSL Controllers making sure that KN guidelines on FSL handling are met.
  • Actively participate in improvement and strategic business projects. 
  • Actively propose & discuss improvements with various stakeholders in order to increase the profitability and productivity on client, lane or activity level. 
  • Proactively support the business with financial and operational analysis of monthly figures and translate opportunities into gains for KN. 
  • Translate financial and operational issues into financial solutions and implement change across the business units. Responsible for month and year end closing & the yearly budgeting process of the business unit respecting internal deadlines. 
  • Approve costs, follow up on invoices/disputes and expense notes.
  • Supporting in internal and external audits where and if needed.

Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent 
  • Minimal relevant working experience of at least 5 - 10 years 
  • People management experience
  • Affinity in Logistics
  • Advanced analytical thinking
  • Ability to influence and share your opinion
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, …)
  • Languages: Very good verbal and written knowledge of English. Any other language is an asset

Good reasons to join

We offer a position within a strong international environment with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group.


Please apply directly online.

About Kuehne + Nagel

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at