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Financial Controller Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Oslo, Stockholm
11. august 2024

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Maritim / Shipping
Økonomi / Finans / Regnskap


The Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group is the market leader in roll-on/roll-off shipping and vehicle logistics, managing the distribution of cars, trucks, rolling equipment, and breakbulk to customers all over the world.

We operate around 125 vessels servicing 15 trade routes to six continents, a global inland distribution network, 66 processing centers, and eight marine terminals.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen includes EUKOR, ARC, Armacup and Keen and today has operations in three key segments: Shipping services, logistics services and government services. Total revenue for 2023 was USD 5,149 million.

With the head office in Oslo, Norway, the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group has 9500 employees in 28 countries worldwide.

This position will join our Accounting & Financial Control Team in the EMEA region.


What We’re Looking for

We are seeking a candidate with strong analytical skills, an eye for improvement and a system and process-driven approach.

As a Financial Controller Shipping, you will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate revenue (in line with IFRS15) and related operational cost reporting and will have the opportunity to enhance our monthly accrual mechanisms, analysis tools, and internal controls.

The role is newly established and you will be able to have an impact on how to shape it.

Are you motivated by joining a global company that can offer challenging assignments and a friendly working environment? Maybe this role is designed for you!

With us, you will:

  • Calculate and account for monthly revenue and operational cost accruals/deferrals.
  • Analyze operational information for completeness, correctness, and adherence to IFRS.
  • Develop intuitive and efficient analysis tools. Today we use Excel but are open to exploring other options.
  • Review invoicing completeness and follow-up on missing items in cooperation with the documentation and cost control team.
  • Define processes and working routines to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with other functions to ensure understanding of the business and processes.

Here are some of the things we are looking for in the right candidate:

  • Holds an economic master's degree and experience in financial controlling or audit, preferably from a global company.
  • Has an understanding of accounting and internal control.
  • Is system and process-driven and skilled in developing tools to analyze large datasets.
  • Is an excellent communicator and fluent in English.

As a person we believe you:

  • Possess strong analytical skills and a curiosity to learn about the company and industry.
  • Work well with others and is comfortable with reaching out to a variety of stakeholders within the company.
  • Are dynamic, flexible, and have a continuous improvement mindset.

Do not worry if you do not fit all the requirements listed above, we would still love to receive your application!


  • Terms and compensation at a competitive level.
  • A very good pension scheme.
  • Premium health and group life insurance, including access to online medical service.
  • Modern office facilities at Lysaker with top-notch in-house canteen with subsidized lunch and available free parking.
  • Flexible working conditions with hybrid work set up (3 days from the office, 2 days from home).
  • Sports club membership including sporting and cultural activities (e.g., group training in our gymnasium, running, sailing, kayak rental, Pilates, football, theatre and concert tickets etc.).
  • Social events year-round (e.g., wine tastings, cooking classes, yoga, dance, and rock-climbing lessons etc.).
  • Company cabins in e.g., the Norwegian mountains, Swedish coast, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Berlin and Lisbon.
  • Paid parental leave and compassionate leave.

How to Apply

Is the Financial Controller role the right one for you?

Feel free to contact our Recruitment Advisor, Helene Stokka, for a quick chat at helene.stokka@walwil.com or apply directly.

Location: The preferred location for this role is Oslo or Stockholm.

Deadline for applying: August 11th.

NB!: This process is currently on hold due to summer vacation but we are still accepting applications. The team will be in touch at the beginning of August. Thank you for your interest in Wallenius Wilhelmsen!



About Wallenius Wilhelmsen

The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group is a market leader in roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) shipping. We have now set out to build a new digital unit, Digital Supply Chain Solutions, which aims to create software products that transform the industry to be more sustainable and efficient.

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The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group is a market leader in RoRo shipping and vehicle logistics, transporting cars, trucks, rolling equipment and breakbulk around the world.

The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group (OEX: WALWIL) has 7500 employees in 29 countries and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. The group consists of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions, EUKOR and ARC.

The company operates around 130 vessels servicing 15 trade routes to six continents, together with a global inland distribution network, 77 processing centres, and 13 marine terminals.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen will take an active role in defining the future of logistics, imagining new, more sustainable solutions for the changing world of mobility and transport on land and sea.

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