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Regional Business Unit Controller- Airfreight NAM

Kuehne + Nagel West New York Full-Time
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Regional Business Unit Controller- Airfreight NAM |  New York, NJ | req49071




• Coordinate and provide support regarding QTR Rolling Forecast to all levels of organizational hierarchy
• Coordinate internal resources/data and proactively get involved in the yearly Target process and measurement
• Identify profitability improvement possibilities i.e. margin development via customer profitability and/or BO margin maintenance report and suggest + present improvement plans where the expectation is/will be  consistent and constant follow up
• Analyze operational and administrative processes and suggest + document process changes together with operational management in case of inefficiency. With objective to align processes throughout the organization (business units and functional units) and increase effectiveness and efficiency
• Detailed Expense Analysis (i.e. temp labour development, local BO and/or warehouse cost)
• PL Analysis (i.e. trends regarding productivity, variance to RFC/Target, etc.)
• Constantly be on the lookout for potential risks (i.e. margin deterioration, over staffing, etc.)
• Understand the operational part of the Airfreight business enough to be able to challenge/assist operational departments and various levels of management
• Assist various levels of management with any/all queries regarding business health and trends (i.e. billing, GP, volume, etc.)
• Work closely with the FSL team to determine and better understand the “root cause” of issues (i.e. GP ageing, accrual accuracy, deferrals) within the FSL and apply added pressure/support as required
• Development of KPIs, ad-hoc reports, and new analysis’s as required
• Support of Mexico/Canada in any/all business related issues/quires


• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (financial preferred)
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in Finance and Controlling functions
• Operational and business “know-how” of Airfreight is highly preferred

• High level of competence in Excel (pivot tables knowledge a must!)
• Understanding of Databases (a plus!)
• Controlling and Finance background
• Analytical skills
• Accuracy is vital
• Timelines upkeep
• Very structured
• Business Objects “know-how” (a plus!)
• ACON and SALog “know-how” (a must!)
• Organized, detail-oriented, hands-on, and a team player
• Strong personal drive and ability to think in different ways about a problem at hand
• Self-starter
• Ability to follow through from beginning to end




With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies.



Kuehne + Nagel Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, uniform service, protected veteran status or disability, or any characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law with respect to employment opportunities.



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Kuehne + Nagel's superior service and integrated end-to-end supply chain management solutions help our customers turn their logistics challenges into a real competitive advantage.

Kuehne + Nagel has evolved from a traditional international freight forwarder to a leading global provider of integrated supply chain solutions for a comprehensive range of industries.

With approximately 55,000 employees and its global network of 900 offices in more than 100 countries, Kuehne + Nagel provides:

  • Seafreight: number 1 global forwarder; sustained year-over-year double-digit growth in freight under management; extensive partnerships with preferred ocean carriers
  • Airfreight: Top 3 global forwarder; leader in innovative air cargo management; global Cargo 2000 Phase 2 certification
  • Road & Rail Logistics: integrated road and rail offerings; extensive and growing European network; relationships with best-in-class carriers
  • Contract Logistics: top 3 global provider; more than 7 million square meters / 75 million square feet of worldwide warehouse space; focus on continuous improvement processes

We deliver these services leveraging globally standardized, leading-edge information technology, ensuring synchronized display and control of each transport movement across the supply chain, via KN Login.

We work to turn our customers' logistics into a competitive advantage.

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