Finance Business Partner - Holstebro Dairy


Holstebro, DK

Can you create value and growth for one of Arlas largest production sites? And can you provide the Senior Site Director and management team with strategic financial advice and counselling? If so, you might be our new Finance Business Partner.

Holstebro Dairy is a high profiled site on seek to be best in class. Holstebro Dairy is producing butter, spreads and cream cheese at a high quality within some of the most known brands, such as Lurpak, Kærgården and Buko.


How will you make an impact


As financial sparring partner for our Site Director and a member of the management team you will have first-hand information on strategic issues. This means that you will provide the site management with analysis supporting the future site performance. You use this deep insight to analyse the business targets, make sure actions are taken and follow up on the results. This also provides you with a general overview and the opportunity to challenge performance and processes. You set the bar high to improve the bottom line by identifying continuous improvements.


Another one of your important fields of work will be to act as advisor on financial and strategic issues, and you make sure that vital knowledge and best practice are shared with relevant stakeholders. You analyse and implement best practices and are accountable for providing all necessary facts, financial analysis and business cases. In this way, you draw attention to the actual situation and contribute to shaping an efficient production. Another key purpose is to create clarity and consistency between the finance organisation and the line of business.


What will make you succesfull:


  • Communicate performance throughout the organization to ensure clarity and one view on the financial performance of the site.
  • Challenge performance on site to secure continuous improvements.
  • Act as advisor on financial and strategic issues accountable for providing necessary facts, financial analyses and business cases.
  • Own numbers: ensures updated forecasts, transparency and consistency in numbers to enable effective and forward-looking performance dialogue  


You will enjoy close cooperation with your colleagues in Supply Chain. You also will be involved in projects, analyses, performance management, best practise and other relevant tasks.


Who are you?


To be successful in this role we believe that you have a degree in economics and previous experience as a Finance Business Partner or Controller. It is also a plus if you have experience from manufacturing finance. You are expected to work well within the Microsoft Office package and it would be an advantage if you know SAP and Business Warehouse Solutions, but it is not a requirement. Furthermore, you are fluent in Danish and English.


As a person, you have a curious mindset that encourages you to investigate new possibilities, and you use your business acumen and analytical mindset to successfully overcome complex challenges. You are used to working in an environment of constant change and will be a reliable and passionate ambassador for Arla’s strategy and vision. Lastly, you can foster a work environment of trust and respect, and you are comfortable using your personal power and persistency to get your ideas through.


What do we offer?


We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household favorite brands in a way that make things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.


Application and contact


If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. Please note that we will be reviewing applications and call in for interviews on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please call Senior Finance Manager Steen Jacobsen on phone: +45 89381531


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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