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Cash Management Junior Accountant - Gdansk

Join us as the Cash Management Junior Accountant, and you'll become a vital part of our company. As one of the world's leading dairies we need ambitious people with the ability to create a vision and operate with an international perspective.

 

Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

 

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.

 

As a Cash Management Junior Accountant in Payment and Allocation team, you become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. Here, you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 400 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla with IT, HR, financial and procurement operations. Joining us, you will take part in our mission to make a real difference for colleagues near and far.

 

With over 10 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 are all on first name terms with each other, and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality. 

 

About the job 

 

Fueled by your passion and dedication, as part of the Payment and Allocation team, you'll contribute to the service and performance culture within Cash Management team. After all, we've got to where we are because we're passionate about what we do.

 

Your main focus will be:

 

  • Payment execution
  • Direct debit collections
  • Allocation of incoming & outgoing payments
  • Reconciliation of cash accounts
  • Participate in resolving operational issues within Payment & Allocation area
  • Participate in standardizing and implementing process improvements in Payment & Allocation
  • Participation in projects
  • Creating and maintaining process documentation
  • Performing regression tests and all other tests related to Cash Management projects/initiatives
  • Close cooperation with InHouseCash and other internal stakeholders
  • Cooperation with external and internal auditors during annual audit
  • Other responsibilities assigned by direct superior

 

Another important part of your job will be team cooperation in order to improve processes, participating in cross-department projects and other accounting tasks as requested by the executive.

 

Who are you? 

In order to be successful in this role you will need:

 

  • Fluency in English
  • University degree  (preferably accounting or finance) and/or Banking School B.Sc. level or higher
  • Experience within Finance or Accounting would be an asset (preferably from a Shared Services organisation or international company)
  • End-to-end processes understanding and business needs awareness (customer orientation)
  • Good analytical skills, accuracy and attention to details
  • Self-engagement and team orientation
  • Ability to work under time pressure (working with tight deadlines)
  • Good communications skills
  • Flexibility and being open to change
  • International mindset 
  • Good organisational skills
  • Experience in working with SAP FI would be an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel would be an asset

 

What do we offer? 

 

  • International operating environment  
  • Medical care & life insurance  
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc. 
  • Scandinavian working style & no dress code 
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position 
  • Development programs (function additions, coordinator programme) 
  • Financial support of your education  
  • Relocation package 
  • 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) 
  • Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility 
  • Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days) 
  • Fully paid 30 min. break  

 

… 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) 
  • Spacious canteen, delicious coffee and tea available on every floor in special designed spots 
  • 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.  

 

Please apply via below link.

 

Read more about Arla Global Shared Services 

Global Shared Services consists of multiple functions that are all placed in the Neptun building in Gdansk – with colourful offices and a beautiful sea view.  

 

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 and finance functions support a wide array of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales globally.  

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

 

Together, we are all dedicated to one collective mission: ensuring an optimal global supply of fresh Arla products – every single day.  

 

COVID-19 Notice:
We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.

 

Req. 71787

 

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