Global CFO

Global Freight Forwarding organisation

This company has grown from its’ original two US based offices to a global network of more than 48 of its own offices, located in 17 countries around the world. With an underlying commitment to technology the company’s mission is to be a Premier Global Logistics Service Provider, meeting and exceeding customer’s needs in the areas of Air, Ocean, and Ground Transportation, Customs Clearance, Warehousing and Value Added services. The company  provides value to its customers supply chain by continuously improving and investing in people and services. Headquartered in Amsterdam the company is now poised to embark on the next stage of its evolution and to drive further growth with a renewed strategic focus geared towards the leveraging of key geographical strengths with a commitment to delivering above expectation shareholder returns.

As part of the senior executive team, the CFO plays a vital role in helping to shape the future strategic direction of the company whilst at the same time taking responsibility for the financial integrity and reporting of the company. Reporting directly to the Board the CFO is expected to have excellent communication skills and have the ability to work with the finance teams within each country whilst communicating financial performance and recommendations for improvement to the board.

The industry is extremely dynamic and many aspects of financial performance analysis are reliant upon regular group reporting. An effective CFO will closely coordinate corporate finance, managing company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and acquisitions, as appropriate.