Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Finance

Melbourne, VIC, AU

Business Controller

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Purpose of the position

Based in Melbourne and reporting to the Business Controller, Oceania, your role is to support the business and market area with relevant financial and other relevant information for decision making, spanning historical, current, and future performance. You will also be required to support Kalmar Finance organization in implementing and developing activities relevant to this area and to ensure harmonized, efficient and high quality support for sales and service operations within Market Area.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Work as a business partner to management with financial information, business review and analysis, and use this information to lead the planning, performance management, decision making and controlling processes. Challenge the business and financial performance.
  • Manage the planning, forecasting, and actual reporting process in close cooperation with Market Area Finance Head. Analysis of actual, forecast, and budget of the Service business line.
  • Report and communicate financial performance to relevant parties.
  • Participation and contribution in common business control objectives of Cargotec and Kalmar, as well as the Kalmar Services and Mobile Equipment divisions
  • Authority to:
    • Inform, initiate and implement corrective actions together with relevant organization to ensure continued effectiveness and efficiency of controls
    • Implement actions together with the Services organization to correct financial performance

What you’ll need to succeed


  •  B.Sc / M.Sc on finance/accounting/etc


  • 3-5 years experience


  •  Strong collaboration skills and effective networking skills
  •  Communication: English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excel, Hyperion, SAP, PowerPoint
  •  Ability to work in matrix

You will be part of

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience to work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, click Apply and submit your application and CV.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people.