Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Finance

Arendal, NO Aberdeen, GB Kristiansand, NO

Area Controller Norway and UK


MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a wide portfolio of products, services and solutions. Building on our extensive oil & gas expertise, we are developing a strong position as a provider of offshore renewable energy solutions.

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us


MacGregor's Global Service Division (GSD) is looking for an Area Controller GSD Norway & UK who will serve as Finance Business Partner for the Area management team, supporting to drive sales and service operational excellence in Norway & UK. 

The position is located in Arendal or Kristiansand, Norway or the UK. 

Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Support Norway & UK Region, Branch and Regional Account Managers in:

- Implementation of GSD strategy and corporate strategic initiatives
- Tactical decisions about demand and lead development including planning of area account sales, pricing, business cases and any relevant financial support
- Steering performance of sales and service operations by creating structured sales and gross margin targets, consistently measuring outcome and investigating the root causes of any deviations

  • Support Regional Controller in forecasting market growth (potential), share of wallet (or gap-to-potential) and profitability by product and customer segments in Norway & UK
  • Review of cost budgets, forecasts, analysis of variances and driving cost optimization initiatives in Norway & UK
  • Monitor quality of and compliance with internal controls and risk management activities
  • Prepare periodic management reports
  • Support internal development projects 
  • Support other Finance Team members where necessary 

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum three years experience in controller role, ideally in an international B2B environment, preferably in after-sales
  • Customer-focused and result-driven
  • Business and commercial skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Solid knowledge of finance and control (cost accounting, IFRS and performance management)
  • Knowledge of internal controls and process compliance
  • Communication, management and presentation skills
  • Ability to build rapport cross-functionally and comfortable to work in “virtual” teams
  • Some short term travel for meetings when required
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English

What do we offer:


  • An opportunity to work with renewable energy solutions and support to make global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable
  • Interesting and varied work in an international, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Inclusive and multi-cultural working environment
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid work- according to agreement
  • Competitive salary, good pension scheme and health insurance
  • MacGregor Norway AS is a member of the joint Arrangement for AFP

You will be part of


By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organization leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity please submit your application today!

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

For more information on the position please contact John Damian Riley, Regional Controller ANS.
Email address:
Phone number: +44 7768333411


MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.