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Junior Accountant/Accountant in P2P with Swedish - Gdansk

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. In Shared Service Centre in Gdansk we support our colleagues worldwide by providing them with world-class accounting, finance, procurement, tax, master data, HR and IT processes.

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 P2P Accountant, and you'll become a vital part of our company

 

Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

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

 

As a P2P Accountant 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 500 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 organization, 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

At Arla, we rely on a meticulous financial system to drive business forward. Our accounts payable (AP) 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:

  • Verification of incoming documents applying standard procedures and country specific guidelines set up by each of the responsible country teams
  • Posting of PO and non-PO invoices in SAP in a timely manner and with the desired quality level.
  • Supporting team in all cases where Swedish language support is required
  • Handling PO and non-PO invoices and credit notes in SAP ( workflow handling, manual posting, cancellations )
  • Answering incoming e-mails and phone calls
  • Registration of incoming reminders
  • Raising the initial query with business/vendors
  • Performing internal control checks 

 

 What we expect from you?

• Fluent English and Swedish

• At least 1 year of experience

• Motivation to develop in finance and accounting

• Experience in using  Excel

• Experience in using  SAP or other ERP – nice to have

• Proactive attitude to challenges

• Proper handling of daily workload and ability to execute results

• High standard in a query management

• MS Office knowledge

 

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 program)

• 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 be part of our journey and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found.

 

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?

 

BEWARE! RECRUITMENT FRAUD
It has come to our attention that there are a number of fraudulent emails and fake recruitment campaigns on the internet from people purporting to work for Arla Foods.
Learn more via this link.

 

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