Share this Job

Trainee in Accounting - Cash Management, Gdańsk


Gdansk, PL

Are you interested in developing your experience in the area of finance and accountancy and you are ready to accelerate your career in the international company? Does working with an accounting principles and cooperating with a wide range of internal stakeholders excite you? Come and join our global Cash Management department.


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk


As a Trainee in Cash Management department 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


Join our Cash Management department to be a part of Payment & Allocation specialising in executing and allocating payments, performing bookkeeping and reporting. As a trainee, you will have an opportunity to get acquainted with accounting principles, gain SAP knowledge and  become a member of passionate and experienced team.


Specifically, you will:


  • Allocate incoming and outgoing payments
  • Reconcile G/L, customer and vendor accounts
  • Calculate KPIs and prepare monthly dashboards
  • Secure Internal Controls compliance
  • Co-operate with GSS operational teams and local business


Who are you?

You work in a structured way, delivering to a high quality and are always oriented towards finding the best solutions. You have strong analytical skills, attention to details, and it is natural for you to take responsibility. You are not afraid of working with high value transactions and have ability to work accurately within tight deadlines. Teamwork across borders comes naturally to you and you enjoy learning and developing skills while sharing your knowledge and experience with other team members.


Furthermore, you have:

  • Academic background (or in progress) in Accounting/ Finance/Mathematics or similar area  
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Customer orientation
  • High interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility and being open to change
  • Fluency in English
  • Positive attitude and engagement


What do we offer?


  • Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility
  • On – duty allowance
  • Language bonus
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position
  • Development programs (function additions, coordinator programme)
  • 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
  • Relocation allowance
  • 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)
  • Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days)



… 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 almost 600 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?


 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.



Ref.: 84807



Take a look inside Arla