Senior Performance Manager & Strategic Finance to Arla – Stockholm

As our Senior Performance Manager you will work within the Swedish finance organization in Stockholm, with multiple touch points throughout our Swedish business as well as European Zone and Group functions. You will report to and work closely with the CFO of our Swedish Business and will be part of the Swedish Finance Leadership Team, If you are a self starter, enthusiastic, commercially analytical and business oriented and dare to challenge, this could be the right challenge for you

Help to shape the future of our business

In this position you will play a pivotal role in driving our performance dialogue and shaping the direction of our business decisions through providing insight and foresight with regards to our business performance. You will work in close collaboration with our various finance functions and will be instrumental in setting and marshalling our strategic financial agenda, including improving our structural profitability, enhancing current processes and developing the function within a European performance management community. Another vital part of your role will be the coordination of financial close and forecast cycles and shaping the reporting dialogue with both the Swedish management team and European Zone.

Analyst with drive and commercial insight

You hold a Bachelor or Master in Business and Economics or similar. You combine your degree with 6-8 years of proven successful experience from a business controlling or business partnering position. You have a good understanding of business and financial analysis, profit follow-up and the ability to handle and interpret large quantities of data in Excel. Fluent English is a requirement and Scandinavian proficiency is a recommendation. IT skills – full proficiency in advanced Excel and PowerPoint is a requirement, and SAP familiarity is a given, If you have strong knowledge of accounting standards you will probably find your job easier and it will be a merit.

As a person you thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment and truly enjoy engaging with both the commercial and technical elements of business on all sorts of topics. You have the ability to create good relationships across a matrix organization while at the same time you can say no and make sure the business stays on track towards its targets. Other important qualities for success in the role are proactiveness, analytical skills, structured mindset and self-drive.

What do we offer?

We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household favorite brands in a way that make things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.

Create the future – Grow with Arla

Application and contact

We love what we do and are looking for a passionate colleague to join us, and have fun doing it. Are you interested - please apply via this LINK! The last application date is the 12th of April but we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please contact Louis Rutter at LOUIS.RUTTER@ARLAFOODS.COM.

Please apply via this link