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Senior Accounting Specialist (A2R) - Viby

Do you have the drive and skills needed to take on great accounting responsibility? If so, this might be your next challenge. Located at our office in Viby, you will be part of a highly experienced and engaged team and play a vital part in the further development of our Account to Report (A2R) organisation.  


A proactive business partner within accounting

As Senior Accounting Specialist, your main mission will be to take on the role as Chief Accountant for a number of other Danish entities. In this role you will be a coach and discussion partner for your colleagues in the A2R team in Denmark as well as taking lead on external audit facilitation, preparation of Danish statutory accounts etc. across all Danish entities. You will also:  


  • Manage monthly group reporting for Danish entities
  • Perform financial controlling and ensure compliance to internal and external accounting requirements
  • Support the organization within your area of accounting expertise
  • Proactively ensure that accounting impact from business developments are captured properly and in line with IFRS
  • Continuously challenge accounting processes and controls and drive improvements
  • Support the A2R journey and help achieving the full E2E process view
  • Working closely together cross border with colleagues in the A2R organisation and the extended team
  • Take part in local and global projects including new digital solutions


A great communicator with solid experience

You hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with specialization in Accounting or equivalent. This you combine with at least five years’ experience from working with qualified accounting questions, preferably within one of the Big 4, which has given you great knowledge of accounting regulations (IFRS), internal controls and understanding of business processes. Knowledge of Danish GAAP and internal management accounting and reporting is preferable. Proficiency in English is required, both written and spoken.


Your personal qualities are vital for success. You need to be able to independently manage projects and calmly take on periods of higher pace. You understand the importance of providing great service to stakeholders and customers, you have great communication skills, and you work just as well in teams as you do on your own. Would you also describe yourself as equally positive as flexible, equally calm as structured? If so, this might be your perfect match.


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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