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ID:  541578

Marseille, FR

Corporate Controlling Senior Manager


Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.





Reporting to the VP Controlling Group, you will be within the Finance Department and work closely with Operational staff and Support Functions.





1. Setting up the Group SG&A Financial Planning & Analysis
- Set up the team, processes and the tool for monitoring SG&A structural costs by Corporate Function 
- Standardise and integrate SG&A monitoring across the Group: KPIs, granularity, timetable, etc. 
- Leading and supporting the deployment of tools for producing recurring Cost by Function reports on a quarterly basis, in all the Group's BUs
- Analysing changes in the Group's consolidated SG&A, anticipating the risks of deviations from the budget and ensuring publication within the Group (Finance Department, COMEX)
- Ensuring that the management procedures and rules established by the Finance Department are applied: Instructions / Timetable / Content (KPIs) / Tools


2. Deploy the Control Tower for SG&A optimisation
- Leading SG&A cost optimisation programs using Continuous Improvement and Lean methodologies. Identifying the baseline of actionable costs, recommending efficiency actions and proposing targets
- Leading the review and optimisation of cross-functional processes, ensuring transparency on opportunities and challenges, and stakeholder alignment
- Monitor projects via the team to ensure that the roadmap is delivered. Anticipating risks and proposing corrective action
- Deploy the SG&A Group Reporting Dashboard
- Produce quarterly analyses of the progress of SG&A optimisation projects for the COMEX (target monitoring, post-mortem analyses and projections)


3. Simplify and automate 
- Work on simplifying FP&A processes and digitising Group SG&A reporting
- Develop and deploy a cost center system to support the Control Tower
- Work with Finance Transformation and HR departments to develop a common cost control tool for the organisation




- Proven experience of around 15 years in Controlling in structured environments
- Experience of Project Management Office (PMO)
- Experience of cost optimisation & continuous improvement programs (e.g. Lean, Six-Sigma, agile methodology)
- Good level of written and spoken English required
- Good command of IT tools: Excel, PPT, QlikView, Qliksense
- Autonomous, initiative and analytical skills
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to involve stakeholders
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Organisational skills, rigour, ability to manage priorities


Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !



















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