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Finance Business Partner, Central Europe Logistics - Duesseldorf

An exciting business partner opportunity in Arla Central Europe. We are currently looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to join our Logistics Finance team in Düsseldorf. Logistics operations cover Inbound, Warehouse, and Outbound distribution and in this role, you will take an active role in the Logistics management team. You will report to the Senior Business Partner Central Europe Logistics and be a member of the Global Logistics Finance Team.


We are committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you will join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favorite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us and the whole world.


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About the role

As Logistics Finance Business Partner, you lean in closely to the performance of the business and will:


  • Actively facilitate and take part in driving performance within Logistics Central Europe.
  • Be responsible for the month end close and solid quarterly forecasting.
  • Act as financial sparring partner to the logistic operations team, and also colleagues working a similar role in other markets.
  • Actively engage and support in capital investment (CAPEX) projects in the logistics area.
  • Provide ad hoc support to logistics development projects and commercial businesses cases that require a financial input and advice.
  • Coordinate and actively drive continuous improvement.


Who are you?

  • We are looking for someone who ideally has a higher degree in Economics/Business/Finance. You will have at least 3 - 5 years of experience working as a finance business partner (or similar), translating operational performance data into business cases and actions.
  • With excellent communication and organizational skills, you will be able to build strong relationships across the Business Partner community as well as across different sites and functions. An analytical thinker, you will be proactive and will have a desire to learn about and improve ways of working within logistics.
  • You will be a proficient user of all Office Applications and will have advanced Excel skills. Knowledge and experience of working with SAP would also be an advantage.
  • Finally, fluency in German and English is a requirement.


Please apply via our website stating your salary requirements and availability. For further information, please contact Niklas Berg, Consultant Talent Acquisition, at +49- 151-14192766. Please state how you became aware of this job advertisement.


Equal opportunity

Arla Foods is a company with equal opportunities for everyone regardless of age, race, gender or any other criteria that is not a professional qualification for an open position. Purely for reasons of readability we have chosen to create all our job postings in male format. We explicitly look forward to all applications regardless if the candidate is male, female, diverse and will also exclude any other criteria from our screening process that is not professional qualification.


Agency disclaimer

Arla Foods Deutschland has chosen carefully selected external vendors (“Headhunter”) to work on specific roles and we hold long term working relationship with them. Arla Foods Deutschland is not seeking any new partners until further notice. Therefore, we are asking you to refrain from any contact requests by phone, e-mail or in any other way towards any Arla Foods representatives. Please note that all candidate resumes that are send to us without a written and signed search assignment will be deemed made available free of costs.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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