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Finance Business Partner - Viby

Are you ready to join our exciting journey to take the Arla Brand to new heights across Europe and become a household brand in our Strategy 2026? Do you thrive in a fast paced dynamic environment with many priorities, supporting a broad group of stakeholders and the opportunity to make impact every day? Then join the Europe Sales and Marketing Finance team as our Finance Business Partner to provide firm data driven insights and recommendations to deliver on our ambitious Arla Brand strategy.


About the job

This is a great opportunity to become a part of a dynamic team of Finance Business Partners in the Europe Zone, reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing Finance. Your main priority is being a trusted Finance Business Partner and advisor to the VP of the Arla Brand and her wider Arla Brand team.


You will have a broad set of responsibilities, including:

  • Finance Business partner to the VP for the global Arla Brand and to the Arla sub-brands including related areas: Ethics First, Health from Within, Stronger Me, Cooking Inspiration and Heartland. Key is to drive the marketing finance agenda by delivering analysis, core insights and recommendations for actions to improve performance and profitability.
  • Driving the performance dialogue around our successful Arla Brand scale and build bets.
  • Controlling, reporting and forecasting of central marketing spend in Europe zone, for the Arla brand and the central Food Service organization. Together with following up on total Europe marketing spend against targets.
  • Active participation in the Marketing Finance Virtual Team, working together with the markets driving operational tasks as well as larger projects.


Ideally, working location is Viby, but we are open for other locations for the right candidate.


Who are you?

As a true relationship builder, you use your proactive stakeholder management skills as you work with the Arla Brand team and also across Marketing Finance in our European markets. With your strong cooperative nature, you take part in many different types of tasks – from complex ones to hands-on day-to-day tasks. You are capable of balancing networking with a clear focus on execution and progress on our operational agenda. Furthermore, you have a well-developed commercial mindset and a proven track record of being a trusted finance business partner in an international environment.


In addition, we imagine you have:

  • A Master’s degree in economics and business administration combined with 5 years of finance experience from a commercially driven business environment (experience from the FMCG industry is considered as a benefit)
  • Demonstrated solid financial and business analytical skills, turning insights into actions and recommendations
  • Experience within Marketing Finance with focus on branded business, performing both operational hands-on, tactical as well as strategic tasks  
  • Proactive approach to work, self-drive and willingness to always try
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office skills, and a firm tool box on communication, presentation and spread sheet work
  • Effective communication skills, including fluency in English
  • Keen eye for detail together with the ability to understand the big picture
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines


To be a success, you must enjoy dealing with changing priorities and working with stakeholders at various managerial levels in a fast and dynamic matrix environment. Moreover, you work independently and with persistence to create results and progress on our ambitious operational agendas.


What do we offer?

We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll 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.


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”.


Application and contact

Please apply as soon as possible, as we will fill the position as soon as a suitable candidate has been found. For additional information, please contact Sales and Marketing Finance Director Pia Poulsen +4591313884


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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