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Accountant - Gdańsk


Gdansk, PL

If you are demonstrating strong customer orientation and willingness to develop your experience in the area of accountancy, you are the one we are looking for! Join us as the S2P Accountant, and you'll become a vital part of our company.


About the job

At Arla, we rely on a meticulous financial system to drive business forward. Our Source 2 Pay (S2P)  department keeps that system running smoothly by managing cash flow, and paying vendors. We are searching for a skilled financial specialist to join our accounts payable team to be part of the process, track, and record payments in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner. The accounts payable specialist will have both a day-to-day impact on financial transactions, keeping us on track, on time, and on good terms with our valued partners.


Specifically, you will:

• Verify incoming documents by applying standard procedures and country specific knowledge

• Post PO and non-PO invoices in SAP in a timely manner and with the desired quality level

• Answer incoming e-mails and phone calls

• Handling of discrepancies (Escalate price and quantity discrepancies)

• Reconcile GL and Vendor Account

• Monitor and clear open items on vendor ledger

• Perform internal control checks

• Find trigger for bank details change and ensure completeness of documentation

• Post Special Invoice types (whey, utilities, Milk etc. phone bills, council taxes, contract invoices)

• Support other team members in more complex cases

• Distribution of workload and tasks among team members

• Assuring reaching agreed KPI levels by the team

• Preparing operational data regarding processes and daily operational schedules

• Coordinating introduction of new employees in the team

• Assuring that the backup structure in the team is effective and working at all times

• Other tasks given by TL

• Support the company in optimizing our financial transactions and systems

• Strengthen and grow relationships with vendors through timely payment


 What we expect form you?

• At least 1 year of experience in accounting area, coordinator experience would be an asset

• Good understanding of accounting principles

• Proven efficiency in P2P processes, including proper escalation methods in most sensitive accounting activities

• Motivation to develop current accounting and finance knowledge

• Proactive attitude to challenges

• Proper handling of daily workload and ability to execute results

• High standard in a query management and fraud awareness

• Ability to build positive relationships with own team and stakeholders

• Enable the team – proper tasks delegation according to competencies

• Be decisive - decisions confidently based on values and data

• Very good English language skills


What do we offer?

• Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility

• Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position

• Coordinator Development Programme

• Financial support of your education 

• Medical care & life insurance 

• Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.

• Scandinavian working style & no dress code

• Home kit – monitor, laptop, keyboard, mouse, headsets, webcam

• Relocation allowance

• Referral program for employees

• Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc. )

• Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups)


… while in the office you can also use some of below: 

• Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks)

• Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity.


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands.


You become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. You will join over 580 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla. As of now, we have an IT Operations and an IT Solutions division dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our procurement, finance and logistics functions support a wide array of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales globally.

We have a dedicated HR operations division to ensure we attract, develop and retain the very best of talent around the world.

Our newest divisions include member relationships support our farmers in their everyday work.


With over 14 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to partake in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture.


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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