DFDS Land-Based

Chief Accountant

The DFDS Group is a leading European shipping & logistics group operating own vessels, terminals, trucks, warehouses, trailers and containers throughout Europe. A strong focus on the development of employees, customers and services makes DFDS a great workplace that keeps you challenged and motivated.

A vacancy has arisen for a Chief Accountant at our Terminal in Trieste Port (Italy).

The resource will join our finance and accounting department and will directly report to our Finance Manager.

Main tasks and responsabilities

  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations;
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries;
  • Coordinate with all departments to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines;
  • Evaluate accounting software and provide recommendations to IT team for performance improvements;
  • Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions;
  • Prepare and assist tax declarations of the company;
  • Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed;
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations;
  • Assist in generating financial reports and statements to Managers for review and assist in budgeting.

Education and required skills

  • Master degree in accounting, business, economics, finance;
  • Minimum 5 years experince in accounting/finance department;
  • Excellent knowledge of both Italian and English language;
  • Time management skills;
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Positive leadership skills;
  • Experience in people management;
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels;
  • Team player;
  • Proactive and autonomous;

IT skills

  • Microsoft Office (Excel in particular);
  • Extensive knowledge in fast-paced technologies and accounting programs.


If you find the job interesting and you can fulfill the expectations, please submit your CV and application or send it by e-mail to viagn@dfds.com. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis.

The selection is aimed at candidates of both sexes puruant to Legislative Decree 198/2006.

All applications must be accompanied by the authorization to process personal data and will be managed pursuant to Legislative Decree 196/03 "Code regarding the protection of personal data" and GDPR (UE Regulation 2016/679).



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Agnese Visintin