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Customer Finance Business Partner - Stockholm

As a Customer Finance Business Partner you will work within the Swedish Sales Finance
organization in Stockholm. You will play a pivotal role within the specific Sales Customer team  and also be part of a team of three Customer Finance Business Partners  which all report to the Head of Sales Retail Finance. In your role, you will be responsible for Arla's total portfolio of products: Milk, Yoghurt, Cream, Cheese, Butter etc. If you are enthusiastic, driven, analytical, and business oriented and like to work in close cooperation with the business, this could be the right challenge for you.


At Arla Foods we want to create the conditions for our colleagues to have a sustainable work life by offering flexibility and the opportunity to work in the office and remotely; based on the needs of the business and the employees. We call it the “Power of the Mix”.


About the role

In this position you will be the Finance Business Partner to one of our Customer Sales Directors. Key in your role is to enable your business partners to make sound and data-based decisions. Through solid forecasting, performance tracking and turning data into insights that you communicate to the team, you will help shaping good business decisions for Arla. Monthly close activities, support in negotiations, and developing new reports are also vital parts of your job.


Who are you?

  • You hold a Bachelor or Master in Business and Economics or similar.
  • You combine your degree with at least 3-5 years of proven successful experience from a business control position, preferably within a FMCG company.
  • You have a good understanding of business and financial analysis, profit follow-up and the ability to handle and interpret large quantities of data in Excel.
  • Fluent in English is a requirement and Scandinavian proficiency is a recommendation. IT skills – full proficiency Excel and PowerPoint is a requirement, ERP system (preferably SAP R/3) and know how in building reports in Power BI is a merit.


As a person you have the ability to create good relationships across the organisation and a genuine interest for business and people. You enjoy having a good time at work with colleagues while at the same time performing under pressure and in relation to sometimes tight deadlines. Other important qualities for success in the role are proactiveness, analytical skills, structure and drive.


Application and contact

We are screening on an ongoing basis and the role will be filled as soon as we’ve found the right person. For additional information, please contact Head of Sales Finance James Parker on


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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