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P2P Accountant - 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 organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.

 

As a PTP 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 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

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:

  • 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)
  • Interests Notes handling
  • Support junior accountants in more complex cases
  • Consider and compare individual objectives to the team KPIs
  • Support the company in optimizing our financial transactions and systems
  • Strengthen and grow relationships with vendors through timely payment

 

 What we expect form you?

  • Good understanding of accounting principles
  • Motivation to develop current accounting and finance knowledge
  • Proactive attitude to challenges
  • Proven efficiency in P2P processes, including proper escalation methods in most sensitive accounting activities
  • Proper handling of daily workload and ability to execute results
  • High standard in a query management
  • Very good English language skills

 

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 link below.

 

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 so we 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.

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