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Business Controller for Arla - Jönköping


Joenkoeping, SE

Are you a person with commitment and drive? Do you like to take responsibility and want to contribute with your analytical mindset and experience? Then we suggest you keep reading!


We are looking for a Business Controller to join our Production Finance SE/FI team.  In this role, you will be based out of Jönköping. You will be part of a strong team that is responsible for providing financial support to Sweden and Finland's dairies. In addition to your peers in Sweden and Finland, you will also work closely with our central controlling team in Gdansk and Supply Chain finance colleagues across markets in Denmark, Germany and UK. You will report to the Senior Finance Business Partner, Production Sweden/Finland. The position is based at our Jönköping dairy and is a fixed term contract until December 2024.


Your area of responsibility as Business Controller includes:

  • Supporting the Month-end close process and dialogue with Finance Business Partners
  • Involvement in both weekly and monthly KPI reporting
  • Working closely with the site(s) you are responsible for to drive data accuracy
  • Ad hoc analysis of results to identify improvement areas
  • Supporting the costing process to secure the timely & accurate update of COGS
  • Work collaboratively with other SE/FI Business Controllers & the wider Production Finance Business controlling team to ensure alignment and standardisation of processes
  • Involvement in the forecast process on a quarterly basis
  • Assist to drive the SE/FI Production Finance Business Plan.
  • Participation in a Production Finance Workstream, working with colleagues across markets to drive improvements within a specific process focus area


Who are you?

We are looking for someone who ideally has a higher degree in Economics/Business/Finance.  You will have over 2 years of experience working as a business controller (or similar), translating operational performance data into insights.


With being able to communicate effectively and having excellent organisation skills, you will be able to build strong relationships across the Production Finance community as well as across different sites and functions.  An analytical thinker, you will be proactive and will have a desire to learn about and improve ways of working.


You will be a proficient user of Office Applications and will have advanced Excel skills.  Knowledge and experience of working with SAP would also be an advantage. Finally, fluency in English and Swedish is a requirement.


What do we offer?

We are committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you will join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favorite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us and the whole world. Create the future – Grow with Arla!


Application and contact

Seize this opportunity and apply no later than 2023-03-31 Please note that we will review applications on an ongoing bases and may close the recruitment before the last application date.  


For additional information, please call Matt Hardy, hiring manager, at +46709488820


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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