Senior Accountant in Finance - O2C Department - Gdańsk


Gdansk, PL

About the job:

Join our Order to Cash Department and become a valued member of one of our three experienced credit control teams, contributing to ARLA's efficient cash flow management. As guardians of the credit policy and ARLA's receivables, we provide professional and efficient service to our customers and stakeholders. In addition to ensuring accurate accounting of business transactions, we gain international experience, develop our skills, explore new solutions, and contribute to various projects beyond our regular responsibilities.


Specifically, you will:

  • Contribute to a performance-driven culture within the O2C department by handling credit control processes.
  • Manage major accounts efficiently and effectively.
  • Register and resolve customer disputes and queries.
  • Follow up on outstanding debts through outbound/inbound calls and other forms of contact, escalating unresolved items within agreed timeframes.
  • Provide input for reporting to relevant business units.
  • Perform dunning activities for internal and external customers.
  • Support legal activities as required.
  • Handle rebates settlement and reconciliation.
  • Monitor invoice schedules and complete daily invoicing and billing runs accurately and on time to ensure timely dispatch of customer orders.
  • Collaborate with various Arla business units.
  • Assist in training new employees.
  • Update documentation such as SOP, HTG, and Visio.
  • Undertake other responsibilities as assigned by the Team Leader.
  • Contribute to credit management and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Build professional relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Act as a change ambassador and participate in internal projects.

Who are you?

We are looking for someone who:

  • Holds an academic degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Administration, Economics, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • Has a minimum of 3 years of experience, including at least 2 years in finance or accounting.
  • Is fluent in English.
  • Possesses advanced MS Office skills.
  • Has advanced knowledge of SAP or other ERP systems.
  • Is a team-oriented individual with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of accounting principles and tools.
  • Can follow instructions and work processes to perform routine tasks with high quality and within deadlines.
  • Has the ability to review documents and files, enter data accurately, check records for completeness and accuracy, and retrieve data for reporting or queries.
  • Can effectively communicate and resolve queries with internal and external stakeholders.

What do we offer?

  • Flexible working hours (start your workday between 7-9) and the possibility of working from home.
  • Training programs and professional induction in your new position.
  • Development programs and financial support for your education.
  • Comprehensive medical care and life insurance.
  • Additional benefits such as gym memberships, vouchers, travel points, cinema tickets, etc.
  • Scandinavian working style and no dress code.
  • Home office setup including a monitor, laptop, keyboard, mouse, headset, and webcam.
  • Relocation allowance for eligible candidates.
  • Referral program for employees.
  • Employee Assistance Program offering legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, and more.
  • Support for a healthy lifestyle, including fruit days, sports facilities, challenges, and activities.
  • Additional holidays based on length of employment (up to 4 days).
  • While in the office, you can also enjoy:
  • Modern office space with beautiful views and high-quality furniture, including adjustable desks.
  • Chill-out rooms with Xbox, pool table, board games, foosball table, and even a swing.

Application and contact:

If you are enthusiastic about driving innovation and collaborating with colleagues worldwide, seize this exciting opportunity and apply now!


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk:

As a Senior Accountant, you will become part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk, joining over 700 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla. Our departments include IT Operations and IT Solutions, dedicated to SAP, as well as app development and implementation projects. We also have Procurement, Finance, and Logistics departments supporting various global processes such as purchasing, distribution, and sales. Additionally, our HR operations department ensures the attraction, development, and retention of top talent worldwide. Our newest department, Member Relations, supports our farmers in their everyday work. With over 14 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer a wealth of knowledge and the opportunity to participate in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As part of Arla, you will enjoy a collaborative Scandinavian 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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