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Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Reporting Specialist - Gdansk


Gdansk, PL

Join A2R Central Finance and become a part of one of the experienced accounting and reporting teams, shaping Arla finance for the future. We are a main core of accounting information system that provides a complete record of financial transactions in the company which is essential for decision making.

About the job

You'll play a crucial role in setting up and performing reporting process around EPR environmental policy on packaging that makes producers responsible for the entire life cycle of the products including waste collection and recycling. You will report the packaging quantities placed on market to the respective organizations and ensure compliance with the EPR regulations. Operating in a complex environment, you'll work with a diverse stakeholders and range of technologies incl. SAP, platforms supporting real-time vision of business activity and ecosystem like 3DEXPERIENCE (3DX) and more.

Specifically, you will:

  • perform EPR calculations, cross-checks, controls, declarations, payments in a timely manner
  • prepare, validate and submit all required quality reports, support schedules and any documentation/responses as may be required by the authorities
  • be acting as the first point of contact for EPR reporting and IT application and providing mentorship to departments. Resolves day-to-day issues/escalation points
  • ensure quality with operation of EPR reporting area and that all requirements are met and documentation is adequate
  • secure consistency with VAT Reporting and Intrastat Reporting for selected countries
  • collaboration with LCoA teams, Packaging Masterdata, Commercial Finance BPs, External Vendors, GSS, Global Tax
  • hold EPR Super User role for IT application
  • perform sample quality checks
  • acts as project manager on standard projects within the specialist area
  • assist in audits
  • lead/assist in global projects

Who are you?

  • Experienced in working with tax/fees from relevant company (4+ years)
  • Experience in accounting concepts, tax regulations law and standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Good data analytics skills (including proficiency in Excel) and problem-solving skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility and accountability combined with ability to work independently with limited general supervision
  • Have practical knowledge of accounting processes
  • Hold University degree (preferably accounting or finance)
  • Will be a strong asset if you have tax compliance background including preparation and review of tax returns

Furthermore, you:

  • are fluent in English (spoken and written - also technical terms)
  • acquired IT skills (SAP, Office, Applications), advanced command of Excel
  • are able to work independently, be decisive and precise
  • are keen on working in a global matrix organisation and customer oriented
  • are a Team player

If you are demonstrating practical knowledge and willingness to develop your professional experience, you are the one we are looking for - ambitious people with the ability to create a vision and operate with an international perspective.  If you're ready to be a lead in a new area of reporting that encourages lower environmental impact design and environmentally friendly disposal, don’t hesitate to apply now!


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
  • 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
  • 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 behind many well-known and well-loved brands.

You will become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. You will join over 580 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla. We currently have an IT Operations department and an IT Solutions department dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our Procurement, Finance and Logistics departments support a wide range of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales worldwide.

We have a dedicated HR operations department that ensures the attraction, development and retention of the best talent around the world.

Our newest department Member Relations supports our farmers in their everyday work.

With over 14 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you wealth of knowledge and the opportunity to participate 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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