Do you have high ambitions and are you ready to make the next move in your career? Then you might be our new finance colleague. Our job is to function as a progressive sparring partner for the commercial part of the business on the Finnish market and create value for Arla Foods and our customers through intelligent analyses and a proactive business development mindset.
The Finance department
Based in Finland, you will be a part of the commercial organization handling sales and marketing activities in the Finnish market. The total revenue of Commercial Finland amounts to more than 300 mio. EUR Commercial Finland Finance is responsible for all financial activities ranging from price and performance management, business partnering and reporting. Our work supports the commercial organization as well as the Commercial Finland management team.
Your job as Finance Business Partner
You will together with a colleague be responsible for having the overview and improve Arla’s financial development on the Finnish market for our Foodservice and Retail customers. We expect you to act as a trusted advisor and spar on a strategic and tactical level with the respective Business Unit Director, Key Account Managers and support functions in our customer core team. In collaboration with the commercial business you will analyze the underlying performance and relate to the effect of these on the top- and bottom line. You will be analyzing opportunities and consequences and prepare business cases with recommendations to be used in the decision process. Thus, you must be prepared for the fact that projects and cross-organizational work will be an important factor in your everyday work. You will work in close collaboration with the other colleagues in the finance team and together you will aim for taking the financial commercial support to a higher level.
You will play a part in setting the directions and goals for next year’s ambitions and you will act as a key player in an efficient and proactive department with specialized professional competences. Furthermore, you will play a key role in implementing a new system and ways of working for optimizing our trade investments in Arla. You will get a unique opportunity to learn everything about Arla’s commercial business, gain a solid network and thus paving the way for your future career at Arla.
Strong Analyst with the courage to lead the way
Your educational background is a Master’s degree within Finance, Economics or similar and through the past 4-8 years you have proved that you are capable of achieving extraordinary results. Optimally, you have worked within a management consulting firm, FMCG company, retailer or similar and have gained experience within trade investment optimization.
You have strong business acumen persistent and you possess a proactive mindset with a strong desire for creating results and improving the day of tomorrow. At the same time, you are a great team player and loyal collaborator with strong communication skills effortlessly in English and maybe also Finnish. Your strong analytical skills and personal impact gives you the ability to give challenging and constructive sparring on all levels of an organization. Together with your high ambitions you feel a desire for working in a high pace. In return, we can guarantee you a significant learning opportunity and impact.
Application and contact
We look forward to receiving your application. Please apply here no later than 15th October 2019.
For additional information, please contact, Maija Tantere (Head of HR Finland) on +358 500890490 or Peter Hjortshøj (Finance Director Commercial Finland) on +45 89381996