Publication date: 11 Jan 2017

A2R Accountant

Arla Global Financial Services Centre

Location: Gdańsk


Category: Finance & Accounting

Level of English: C1-C2

Position level: Specialist

A2R Accountant
Location: Gdansk

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favorite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. With well-loved brands like Apetina®,Cocio®, Lurpak®, and Castello® to our name, Arla Foods are a natural part of modern life in Poland, and over 100 countries around the world too.

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favorite dairy products. In Shared Service Centre in Gdansk we support our colleagues worldwide by providing them with world-class accounting, finance, procurement, tax, master data and HR processes.

Join us as the A2R Accountant and you'll become a vital part of A2R Department. If you are demonstrating strong accounting process understanding and willingness to take part in standardization and lean agenda, additionally you are proactive with positive attitude, you are the one we are looking for!

Performance and accuracy

Reporting to your Team Leader you will be responsible for performing A2R activities according to SLA and scope of duties. Thank to that you'll contribute to the service dedicated for Business Groups of Arla globally.

Your example activities will be:

  • Processing requirements coming in from Business Groups and Corporate within finance modules
  • Performing General Ledger period-end procedures due to timetable and current SLA
  • Reconciling, monitoring and reporting status of B/S accounts
  • Running and reconciling settlements for cost allocation
  • Preparing, validating and booking of manual entries
  • Generating reports and preparing KPIs for internal analysis
  • Creating and maintaining process documentation

Another part of your job would be participation in process improvements projects and support to direct supervisor in other tasks assigned.

Accounting knowledge and drive to perform

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has good knowledge of accounting procedures and principles
  • Shows positive attitude and engagement
  • Appreciates teamwork
  • Understands and applies Company Values
  • Understands standardization and lean agenda across A2R
  • Is open to change and improvements

Furthermore, you’ll have to speak English fluently and use MS Excel on a daily basis so excellent analytical skills and attention to details will be crucial. At least 1- 2-year experience within accounting. Knowledge of SAP or other ERP system would be an asset.

What you can expect from us:

  • Friendly atmosphere & comfortable work place (Neptun office in Gdańsk Wrzeszcz)
  • Medical care & life insurance 
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.
  • Development possibilities while taking part in internal projects
  • Work in an international team and matrix structure
  • Chill out rooms with Xbox and the best coffee in the office J

Application and contact

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

Please send your application to HR department via following Link


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