TRADEWINDS wrote at the end of August that anyone called up by a headhunter offering them a job as CFO for a liner company should probably hang up the phone – it’s the poisoned chalice of the container shipping world apparently and the turnover of financial bosses has been especially high in recent times. The latest to hand back the keys to his office – his choice we might add – is Zim’s Allon Raveh and he follows Jean-Yves Schapiro from CMA-CGM, Maarten Henderson from Hapag Lloyd and Maersk Line’s Peter Ronnest.
Well, never fear finance folk, for Spinnaker has the job for you and what’s more, you’ll probably want to keep it once you have it.
Here goes: Sexy European shipowner with big financial muscles seeks Finance Manager for growth, strategy, commercial operations and long term relationship. Must have good sense of humour (and numbers!) and in depth experience of treasury accounting and the finance market. Formulate strategies on forex, treasury, tax and other exposures in return for an entrepreneurial working environment, great colleagues, exposure to exciting projects and strong bonus and board promotion potential. Applicants with M&A and previous CFO experience will be regarded as particularly attractive.
So, how could you resist? And, they really are as sexy an employer as it gets.