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Posted: Thursday, 18 August 2016, 7:36

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Mitsui Rail Capital Europe B.V. (MRCE) was established in 2004 in response to the growing market for railway leasing equipment due to deregulation of the railway system in Europe. The business domain of the company is leasing locomotives to private and public rail operators under full service leasing arrangements (including maintenance). Together with its office in Munich, MRCE’s annual turnover exceeds € 110 million and the total asset value is currently around € 800 million. At this moment MRCE has approx. 110 employees; 35 in Amsterdam and 75 in Munich.
The position
Key Activities & Responsibilities
The CFO shall provide both operational and professional leadership for Mitsui Rail Capital Europe B.V. (Amsterdam) and Mitsui Rail Capital Europe GmbH (Munich).
The position is responsible for the overall accounting, credit / risk management, finance, tax areas, budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding (assets).
The CFO shall exhibit strong business acumen, executive leadership, management, analytical and strategic thinking skills in order to support the business of MRCE.
The CFO provides the consolidated overall view of the entire MRCE group.
The CFO reports directly to the Japanese CEO of MRCE and a dotted line reporting relationship to the General Manager – Aerospace Systems & Rail Leasing Div. (Mitsui Tokyo).
There is a close cooperation with the Corporate Planning & Strategy Group and the MRCE Portfolio Group.
The CFO shall be responsible, through a direct reporting relationship, for the following positions and divisions: Assistant to CFO, Finance & Administration departments in Amsterdam and Munich, Credit department.
Principal Accountabilities & Functions
Leadership of the organization’s accounting, tax, internal control, finance, treasury, credit, budgeting, budget variance, financial, investment/divestment & lease analysis, reporting and business risk management functions.
Collaboration with CEO and other Officers of MRCE to assure an organizational culture focused on integrity, quality and service excellence. Act as senior level advisor on the above issues to all employees.
Collaborates with CEO and other Officers of MRCE in the preparation of the Business Plan and the development/implementation of the annual Operating Plan.
Develop and execute Finance Action Plans to achieve the vision as outlined in the Business Plan, including fostering and cultivating stakeholder relationships as well as assisting in the development and negotiation of contracts.
Personal Profile
Experience and Education
Proven track record in an end responsible CFO or equivalent position.
Relevant Master’s Degree. Preferably an additional Post Master’s degree ‘Register Controller’.
12 to 15 years of relevant international experience in a Capital Goods, Services company, Asset Management, Leasing, Equipment, etc.
Excellent communication skills in English and German.
Willing to travel internationally regularly.
Personal Characteristics
Role model attitude. Ability to lead people and play a visible leadership role in appropriate industry, community and business organizations. Establish credibility throughout the organization with both management and employees.
Hands on mentality.
Has highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Consideration for and understanding of the Japanese and German culture is considered an advantage.
Understands the complexity of establishing sound relationships with relevant stakeholders in a multicultural environment.
Ambitious and dedicated personality with a positive attitude, who operates well in a demanding environment.
Amsterdam, International travel is required

• Location: Amsterdam

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