DFDS Land-Based

Corporate Finance Specialist

Corporate Finance Specialist

Do you want to be part of our ambitious Corporate Finance team?


As part of the DFDS Group’s continued growth and development, we are looking to strengthen our Corporate Finance team and are therefore seeking an ambitious Project Manager for our team.

The Corporate Finance team

Corporate Finance reports to the CFO and supports the Executive Management and the line of business with corporate finance related tasks and various strategic and financial projects. The main projects include M&A transactions where DFDS acquires strategically important companies within either our Ferry or Logistics divisions to strengthen and develop our positions. We also assist on related financial projects including evaluation of investments, debt and equity offerings, hedging of financial risks etc.. The Corporate Finance team includes Group Treasury and consists of 7 employees with financial backgrounds and M&A expertise.

Unique opportunity to get a solid business understanding and high-speed career  

You will be part of a growing and dynamic company that is leading in its kind. In this position you will get to learn, explore and develop. The department is working closely with the Executive Management providing a deep insight into the strategic considerations and decisions going forward. Further, you will gain solid market and business knowledge within the industry. For the right candidate this position is a stepping-stone to a further career within DFDS.

The position

Corporate Finance manages a range of financial and M&A projects within all areas of the business. You will become the key person in the process surrounding a project from beginning to end. Your focus will be to support the business with all tasks needed for the project to become a success, this will include, but is not limited to:

  • Project planning and management including coordination of due diligence processes
  • Financial modeling and valuations
  • Preparation of presentation material to the Executive Management and Board of Directors
  • Involvement and coordination with all internal and external stakeholders on the projects

Ambitious, analytical and with a strong personal drive

We expect you to possess a Master’s degree with focus on finance, economics or business e.g. cand.merc., cand.polit. or alike with excellent results. The ideal candidate has 1-2 years of practical experience, from either investment banking or consultancy companies with a financial focus or similar background. Your experience could as well be derived from student positions. It is essential with a strong financial understanding, a good sense of project management, strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills. English is a prerequisite.

We are looking for an ambitious individual with a strong personal drive and a proven track record for delivering results. You should have a natural sense of prioritizing and structuring your work. You can work independently and in teams. Further, you have strong people skills as your focus will be on creating results through your ability to connect with others. You will be a success when you create value for the business and there continues to be request for you to join new projects.

The job is based in DFDS Headquarters in Copenhagen, but some travelling must be expected.


If you have questions to the position please contact VP Corporate Finance, René Elster at +45 33 42 32 32 All applications will be treated in confidence.

If you find the job interesting and you can fulfill the expectations, please submit your CV, application and recent transcripts in English. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis.



Region Hovedstaden




René Elster

Telephone: +45 33423232