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Sales Finance Business Partner - Nijkerk

Are you ambitious and passionate about working with commercial business? Do you want to join a winning organization, where we are growing our brands with approx. 10% a year and do you want to learn from the best within our Finance Department?


Do you want to have financial P&L ownership of our business in Belgium and France as well as for Foodservice in Netherlands, Belgium and France? Then you might be the new Sales Finance Business Partner.


At Arla Foods, we are the leading organic dairy company in the world and have some of the most ambitious sustainability goals in the market. Arla ®, Castello ® and Lurpak ® – brands like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world.


You’ll join an entrepreneurial group of colleagues on a serious growth mission to keep expanding our business. We strive each day to reach even higher and do even better – and having fun while doing it.


Sales Finance Business Partner role


The role will focus on hands-on financial tasks. You will among other:


  • Deliver strong financial business partnering for the entire Belgium and France retail market as well as Foodservice in Netherlands, Belgium and France
  • Drive and steer the performance dialogue with your stakeholders
  • Lead all financial aspects of tenders within your area of responsibility
  • Ensure accurate month end closing and forecasting
  • Be actively involved in monthly retail meetings
  • Ensure tracking of trade spend
  • Deliver ad-hoc financial insights in order to drive the business forward


Proactive Business Partner with drive and a desire to win as a team


The key to success in this position is your proactive mindset, and your ability to build relationships across functions by using your excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Thus, we imagine that you are a commercial finance professional and:


  • Hold a master’s degree
  • Have approx. 2 years of working experience, preferably within Sales Finance
  • Have demonstrated solid analytical skills
  • Is a team player who is friendly and outgoing
  • Preferably have experience with SAP / BW as well as excellent IT skills in Excel, Thinkcell and Power Point
  • Speak and write English effortlessly
  • But most importantly, we are choosing the right candidate based on personality, eagerness to learn and diversity rather than experience and educational grades


About us


In this role you will have a high level of work flexibility, where you can both work from home and the office. Occasionally, you will travel to our headquarter in Aarhus, Denmark and to the French office in Paris, France.


Having production facilities in 13 and sales offices in 30 countries, Arla Foods amba is a major global player in the dairy industry.

We have a strong position in the Netherlands with brands and products such as Arla, Lurpak, Melkunie, PROTEIN and Breaker. You will join a company concerned with the development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of fresh dairy products of prime quality. 

For more information on the position, please contact Dirkjan Boels, Talent Acquisition Consultant: +31 6 50506603. Send your application as soon as possible. We will ongoingly handle incoming applications and close the position when having the right candidate.


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 thislink. 



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