Financial Controller for 
International Shipping Company


Do you want to pursue a career in the world of shipping where your skills and knowledge will help create meaningful results?  Then join Lauritzen Bulkers A/S, a Danish-founded global shipping company that transport dry bulk commodities world wide. You will be involved not only in the fascinating business of Lauritzen Bulkers but also in the expanding shipping-related investment activities in the companies that make up the J. Lauritzen group. This could be the next significant step in your career.


What we offer you

You will become part of the finance team at Lauritzen Bulkers which has six people in Copenhagen, (including you) and two in Singapore. The finance team reports to the CFO of Lauritzen Bulkers. 


The finance team is proud to provide all accounting, controlling, reporting, treasury and financial compliance requirements for the J. Lauritzen group. 


You will receive introduction and training from your new colleagues and, when up and running, your assignments will include:

- Preparation of monthly and quarterly management reports

- Preparation and controlling of interim and annual reports

- Planning, design, implementation and maintenance of accounting processes and reporting models 

- Participation in tax planning, compliance (transfer pricing) and tax calculations

- Financial controlling

- Internal control of portfolio investments and subsidiaries

- Coordination with auditors.


You will get opportunities to be involved in upcoming projects as we need to prepare for the additional reporting requirements adopted in the EU (CSRD) and the Pillar II tax reporting framework. We will also be working to upgrade our finance system platform.


To succeed in this role

Being a part of the finance team at Lauritzen Bulkers means that you have a natural interest in numbers and in working in collaboration with your fellow team members.


We think you will be a good match if you have some (or all) of the following competencies:


- Completed education with focus on accounting and audit (cand. merc. aud/FIR or similar)

- Good accounting skills

- Experience with Navision or Microsoft Business Central as well as reporting/consolidation tools 

- Strong with Excel. Generally, you are a very capable IT user

- Structured, well organized and attention to detail

- Follow tasks to an end and showing flexibility and capacity

- Are a team player and contributor to the success of the entire finance team

- Fluent in English - as it is our working language


Currently, we use SAP BPC, MS Dynamics NAV (Navision) in the finance department and IMOS is the core business system. Knowledge and working experience with these systems are advantageous but not a requirement.


Why you should come work with us

You can see a clear match to our values - accountability, empathy, adaptability and resoluteness.


We offer an exciting job in an international and truly data-driven environment with professional and highly qualified colleagues. 


We care about each other and also celebrate the individual. We want a healthy work-life balance and a flexible working environment.


We place a strong emphasis on education and training and foster a culture of continuous professional development and enjoy sharing our knowledge. 


We are based at our newly refurbished head office in Tuborg Havn, Hellerup.


The benefits package includes an industry-leading pension scheme, insurances, an attractive lunch scheme, remote communication tools and a staff club arranging various kinds of social activities after office hours.


How to apply

Kindly use the 'Apply here' button if you are interested in applying for the vacancy. Please submit your application, CV and further relevant documents at the soonest and no later than 5 February 2023. Please describe what motivates you to apply for this job and what you will bring to the team. Interviews might be held on an ongoing basis. All enquiries and applications will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.


If you wish to know more about the vacant position please contact Jacob Winthereik, CFO on tel. +45 3396 8384 or Christian Jessen Jensen, Head of Accounting, Reporting and Tax on tel. +45 3396 8356.

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Office location

Lauritzen Bulkers A/S
Tuborg Havnevej 15
2900 Hellerup