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Senior Analyst - Financial Performance and Prospective Advisory (M/F)

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 150,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.




As a cross-functional team within finance, the team works closely with the business departments and operational teams. 
Its role is to:

  1. Set up a sector and economic monitoring of the Group's business sectors;
  2. To provide input for the design of business plans (beyond the budgetary year), particularly through "scenario planning";
  3. Conduct ad hoc projects: performance analysis, diagnostic and development of strategic ambitions for the Group's general management;
  4. Drawing up capital allocation proposals.




1.    Economic intelligence unit - Strategic and financial monitoring:

  • You produce financial analyses of major trends / transformations (non-exhaustive list: new regulations, technological innovations, macro-economic trends, operational environment (e.g. congestion), competitive environment and set up information governance on this level (i.e. constitution of a "one-stop shop" / weekly dashboard).
  • You anticipate potential disruptions and impact analyses (Regionalisation, Customer Supply Chain).
  • You monitor the Group's strategic and financial positioning [analysis of competitors' and partners' financial communications (e.g. Maersk Capital Markets Day), consequences of M&A or financing operations (e.g. Hapag Lloyd sustainable bonds) etc].
  • You define a mapping of the Group's "surrounding" sectors (key players / new entrants / potential targets / identification of profitability pockets).


2. Scenario planning:

  • You will ensure the framing of the business plans through a common multi-year planning methodology.
  • Common macro-economic framework (growth, inflation, international trade, interest rates, raw material prices).
  • Consistency of cross-activity industrial assumptions (air rate, substitution of Air/Ocean/Ground volumes).
  • Alignment of forecasting schedules.


3. Strategic performance missions:

  • You will carry out ad hoc analyses of the financial performance of complex strategic initiatives for the Group. For example: financial impact of cross selling, impact of congestion, diagnosis on the commercial management (key accounts cross activities), CSR/IMO progress, Air Cargo partnerships, cash optimisation within the group, SSC performance, contribution of the digital agency etc.
  • You will monitor the Group's structuring projects.
  • You will carry out operational diagnosis to highlight strategic ambitions.


4. Capital allocation proposal:
Your financial expertise will contribute to the following activities/missions (non-exhaustive list):

  • Diagnosis of our balance sheet exposure
  • Balance sheet: Value creation analysis (ROCE) based on the Group's asset mix
  • P&L: Portfolio optimisation (profitability/risk model) on the Group's assets: client, vessels x trades, warehouses / region
  • Portfolio optimisation proposal for multi-business and shipping segment (IRR, ROCE)
  • Monitoring of M&A acquisitions
  • Follow-up on the execution of acquisition POs and analytical support to the PMI






  • You have a Master's degree in Finance and at least 5 years of professional experience, ideally in a similar position, combining economic and financial culture.
  • Knowledge of financial markets and investors is required. Experience in shipping and logistics would be a plus.
  • Your agility, adaptability and interpersonal skills will help you succeed in this role.
  • Your level of English is fluent as you work in an international environment on a daily basis.
  • You will have a strong aptitude for IT tools and databases (factiva, broker/bank research, Reuters etc).


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