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Finance Business Partner - Cheese Production, Arla - Kalmar


An exciting business partner opportunity.  We are currently looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to join the Swedish Finance team.  The role will cover the Östersund and Kalmar dairies and be based in Kalmar. You will report to the Senior Business Partner Production Sweden and be a key member of the management team on the sites.


About the role

As a Production Finance Business Partner, you lean in closely to the performance of the business and will:


  • Act as a trusted financial advisor, providing transparency, clarity and helping set the direction.
  • Be responsible for the month end close and solid quarterly forecasting.
  • Act as ONE ultimate owner of numbers: ensure global standards, transparency and consistency in financial data to enable effective and forward looking performance dialogue.
  • Actively engage and support in capital investment (CAPEX) projects and business cases
  • Play a pivotal role in the site’s management team, including contribution to major decisions.
  • Coordinate and actively drive continuous improvement.


As you will be partnering 2 distinct sites, some travelling will also be required.


Who are you?

We are looking for someone who ideally has a higher degree in Economics/Business/Finance.  You will have over 3 years of experience working as a finance business partner (or similar), translating operational performance data into business cases and actions.


With excellent communication and organisation skills, you will be able to build strong relationships across the Business Partner community as well as across different sites and functions.  An analytical thinker, you will be proactive and will have a desire to learn and improve ways of working.


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


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-favourite 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! Please note that we will review applications on an ongoing bases and will close the recruitment once we have identified the right candidate.


For additional information, please call Annamaria Hendea at +46701473796


COVID-19 Notice:
We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.



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