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Financial Analyst

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

IT, Accounting & Finance
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

At Lineage, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions.

We are currently recruiting for a Financial Analyst to join our team located at our Bergen op Zoom or Rotterdam site in the Netherlands.

The Analyst of Financial Planning & Analysis will support the Financial Planning & Analysis budgeting/forecasting and process improvement initiatives for the European Lineage Logistics business. He/ She will be reporting to the Director Financial Planning & Analysis.
The analyst will be supporting in:

  • strategic financial planning modeling,

  • quarterly forecasting activities,

  • developing business metrics and support the business in achieving its targets,

  • management reporting and communications,

  • performing variance analysis

  • leading initiatives that support the global & regional FP&A roadmap.

This candidate will be an important member of the European Financial Planning & Analysis team and will also provide support to the regional teams within Lineage.

What are we looking for:

The ideal candidate will be exceptionally self-motivated and have a track record of “getting things done”. He/she will have a demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities prudently and allocate time and resources effectively. He/she must possess strong communication skills and be effective in interacting with international teams and top leadership. With an exceptional energy level, drive, and a commitment to excellence, he/she will be a natural leader who will inspire outstanding performance throughout the organization. Excellent problem solving and analysis skills are a must, as is the ability to demonstrate managerial courage by challenging the status quo in an open and honest manner.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support the implementation and optimization of the corporate forecasting tool

  • Work cross-functionally with corporate partners, such as accounting, human resources, operations, and procurement.

  • Establish a deep understanding of the business and ability to convert data into insights , that support the business decision taking

  • Facilitate the annual budget and quarterly forecast process, including analysis of consolidated projections and (support) preparing management-level presentations.

  • Develop and deliver robust, consistent, and accurate analysis of business performance.

  • Analyze data and facilitate sound management decisions through financial and non-financial KPI reporting while highlighting material variances, trends, & risks/opportunities, and providing insightful commentary to the business and partners

  • Perform ad hoc analyses on financial data and business requests to monitor tactical decisions and enable strategic decision making.

  • Support, develop and maintain robust financial models and scenario planning.


  • Bachelors or Masters in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math or Statistics.

  • 3+ years’ experience in Financial Planning and Analysis or Business Control.

  • 3+ years’ experience in a large publicly traded company preferred.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Budgeting Software skills.

  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.

  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to think creatively, enthusiastic, and self-motivated.

  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.

Job Reference: INDNL