Do you want to be part of shaping the future of some of Arla’s biggest global Brands and develop into a vital business partner for our business? As Junior Business Controller you will be supporting the Senior Finance Manager for Global Brands in driving the performance dialogue for iconic Brands such as Lurpak, Castello, and Starbucks. You will be part of the finance team supporting the Marketing & Innovation function which means you will work together with passionate marketers and innovation experts from all over the world.
You will also get to be part of an exciting change as we are establishing a Marketing & Innovation Business Controlling setup in Gdansk. The role give you exposure to key areas of Arla Foods withing Business Partnering, Marketing Finance, Innovation and NPD, and project management and opens a wide range of future opportunities. Furthermore, this is a unique chance for the right candidate to develop the finance skills of the future as the ambition of the team will be to acquire data and digital expertise for example connected to the recent development in AI.
Junior Business Controller - Global Brands
Miejsce pracy: Gdańsk, Wrzeszcz (Neptune Office)
Working together with the Senior Finance Manager for Global Brands you will support the business leaders for Lurpak, Castello, and Starbucks in managing their daily business. The role will contain, but not be limited to, the following areas.
- Month-end close and follow up
- Financial forecast
- Analysis of result vs. forecast
- Target setting
- Reporting in Power BI, Excel, Powerpoint to business leaders
- Reporting volume outlook, marketing cost, etc to partnership brands
- Ad-hoc analysis and Business Case support
We expect the right candidate to have a degree in Economics & Business Administration or similar and potentially previous experience from similar role as Controller in a global organisation and/or finance expertise within FMCG. You are excellent in Excel and Power BI and have the ability to summarize large amounts of data into key insights.
To be a success, you need to have a curious mindset, be ready to learn and develop, and a “can-do” attitude. Proactiveness is a must as is being mindful of details. You should enjoy dealing with changing priorities and working with stakeholders at various managerial levels in a busy matrix environment. You need to be able to work independently and with persistence to create results but also have a great cooperative and team mindset with the customer in focus.
For the right candidate this is the perfect opportunity to develop both personally and professionally while setting your fingerprint on the future of Marketing & Innovation Finance in Arla.