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Risk, Controls and Compliance Assistant - Part-time Internship - Gdańsk

Are you motivated to drive financial compliance across all areas of a 10bn euro organisation?  If so, join us as a Risk, Controls and Compliance Assistant in our Gdańsk office and you'll become a vital part of our company. 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 Risk, Controls and Compliance Assistant – Trainee, 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

You will be responsible for supporting Risk Controls and Compliance (RCC) team in daily administrative activities. As our new Risk, Controls and Compliance Assistant, you will work closely with and support other team members in a variety of tasks and activities to ensure the functioning and improvement of robust risk, controls and compliance systems.


Specifically, you will:

  • Support system administration for internal controls monitoring,
  • Support review of control documentation,
  • Support other activities, as assigned by supervisor.


Who are you?

We are looking for a self-engaged and team oriented person with positive attitude and good communication skills.

We expect from you flexibility and openness to change, as well as, good analytical skills and ability to work under time pressure (deadlines).


Furthermore, you:

  • Have a basic understanding of finance principles,
  • Understand and apply Company Values,
  • Are progressing with university degree (preferably accounting or finance),
  • Are advanced/fluent in English,
  • Have a good knowledge of Excel.


What do we offer?

  • Part-time 1/2 (with opportunity of additional working hours if needed)
  • International operating environment 
  • Scandinavian working style & no dress code
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position
  • Referral program for employees
  • Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility
  • 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.


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.


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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