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Finance Business Partner, Inbound Logistics - Viby

An exciting business partner opportunity. 
We are currently looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to join our Danish Logistics Finance team in Viby, Denmark. You will be a member of the Global Logistics Finance Team with colleagues in UK, Sweden, Germany and Finland. Arla’s Logistics operations covers Inbound milk collection, outbound distribution, intermediate transportation and Warehousing.

Logistics Finance is currently undergoing a complete re-built of the Performance Management Infrastructure. This is an exciting journey that will step change the way we drive the business forward – you can be a part of this amazing transformation!


About the role

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


  • Actively facilitate and take part in driving performance within Logistics Denmark with special focus on Inbound Logistics.
  • Be responsible for the month end close and translate these into strong recommendations to further enhance the performance of the business.
  • Ensure a solid quarterly forecasting and continuous development of the forecasting process
  • Act as the business controlling lead for our team handling our technical financial topics
  • Constitute as the financial sparring partner to the logistic operations team, and also colleagues working in similar roles in other markets.
  • Actively engage and support in capital investment (CAPEX) projects in the logistics area.
  • Apply an exciting balance of both strategic projects, driving change and engagement as well as more typical financial tasks.
  • Engage in the Global Logistics Finance team and take active part in the Transformation of the Performance Management Infrastructure


In this role you will report to the Senior Finance Manager for Denmark Logistics. You will be a part of a team with 2 other Finance Business Partners, but also collaborate with the Controlling team in Gdansk, Poland and our Global Logistics Finance team consisting of +20 finance professionals.


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 about and improve ways of working within logistics. 


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, fluent in English is a requirement and proficiency in a Nordic language is a strong 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

If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, apply as soon as possible, but please note that we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and that the recruitment will close when we have found the right candidate.  


For additional information, please call Senior Finance Manager Jesper Gørtz on +45 9131 2767


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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