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Finance Specialist for Supply Chain Costing

Are you ready to make a difference, and put your data and project management skills into action? Can you perform in a complex environment with many stakeholders? We are looking for an experienced Finance Specialist with project management skills, who can streamline the way of working within Supply Chain Finance.


This is an exciting time to join Arla, as we are on a transformation journey, which you can be a part of. As our new Finance Specialist, you will join the Costing and Masterdata team in Supply Chain Finance, who are responsible for managing the product cost principles, processes and the Master data behind it.


About the job


Based in our Aarhus headquarters, you will lead projects by creating an overview, setting the scope as well as managing stakeholders, while setting up principles and guidelines for the business:


  • Ensure compliance with the current costing guidelines and implement new initiatives
  • Ensure transparency and quality in our Master data and COGS
  • Analyse large amount of data to support quality in our costing solution
  • Governance our principles and guidelines within procurement and logistic areas


Working with optimisation and standardisation projects, you will enjoy having a broad network across Arla Foods. Finally, you can look forward to 5-10 traveling days a year in Northern Europe, primarily in Denmark, Germany, the UK, Sweden and the Netherlands.


Ambitious and proactive


You are ambitious, engaged and an excellent networker. You are proactive with a sense for details naturally taking responsibility for assignments. You communicate at all organisational levels and proactiveness is a natural part of you. You are customer-oriented with excellent stakeholder management skills and have the ability to take the lead and work independently. Using your strong analytical skills, you can transform large amounts of data into understandable reports and draw conclusions. Finally you have a natural interest in standardising and optimising processes.


  • You hold a master’s degree in economics, finance or similar
  • You have 3+ years of experience working with projects and process optimisation
  • Experience with product cost and SAP in a manufacturing company is a definite advantage
  • You master the Office-package
  • You speak and write English fluently

Application and contact


We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been found.

For additional information, please call Senior Finance Manager Christian Hjortshøj on +45 9131 1777.


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 so we 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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