Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (“MRCE”) was established in 2004 in response to the growing market for railway leasing equipment due to the 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 and fleet management, etc.). MRCE’s total asset value is currently around € 800 million. At this moment MRCE has approx. 130 employees (Amsterdam, Munich, and Milan). MRCE plans to strengthen its business, using its accumulated data/know-how for fleet management/maintenance and full-service locomotive lease through its 15-year experience and developing more advanced IT/digital platform. MRCE needs to strengthen its profit base, incl. financial management, cost management for that purpose.
MRCE’s parent company Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (headquartered in Tokyo), one of the largest trading/investment companies worldwide, developed into a worldwide concern, since its establishment in 1947. Due to a unique insight into economic affairs, financial know-how, and a clear-cut philosophy it has played a major role in Japanese industrial development by importing raw materials and exporting produced goods. Mitsui benefits from an expanding global network to access strategic information and harness business engineering capabilities. Utilizing its global operating locations, network, and information resources, Mitsui is multilaterally pursuing business that ranges from product sales, worldwide logistics and financing, through to the development of major international infrastructure and other projects. With more than 43.900 employees and an extensive global network with offices in 66 countries and around 491 affiliated subsidiaries and associated companies.
For more information on MRCE, see www.mrce.eu
For more information on Mitsui & Co. Ltd, see: www.mitsui.com
The Director Accounting and Tax will be responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, tax, financial administration and cash management of the Group (MRCE B.V.(Amsterdam) and MRCE GmbH (Munich, Milan).
The Director Accounting & Tax will manage 5 direct reports, of which 4 accounting & tax staff members in Amsterdam and the Accounting & Tax manager in Munich (who is managing a team of 7 staff members in Munich (indirect reports).
The Director Accounting & Tax reports directly to the CFO and will be a key player of the Finance management team.
This is a key position in a complex business with specific accounting topics. Furthermore, the position requires active stakeholder management in an international setting. We are looking for an experienced, hands on RA, with a passion and solid knowledge of technical accounting that can communicate at all levels with stakeholders with different cultural backgrounds.
Lyncwise Executive Search & Interim in Hilversum has been given the exclusive assignment to fill this vacant position. After an interview with Joost Ouwerkerk from Lyncwise, it is decided which candidates to nominate. MRCE decides which candidates are going to be invited for a first interview. An assessment and reference check can be part of the procedure.
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