Arvato finance marks 15 year anniversary with ambitious growth plans
Dublin. Arvato is set to create up to 150 highly skilled jobs in its finance division in Ireland over the next three years, with more than 30 vacancies currently available. These new roles in IT, consulting, finance and accounting, project management and customer service, will support the increased demand for private and public BPO services in Ireland and internationally. The announcement comes as Arvato Finance celebrates its 15th anniversary.
Making the announcement Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD said “I am delighted that Arvato, a leading global outsourcing provider, is adding 150 jobs to its very substantial presence in Ireland, where it already employs 1,200 people. Arvato makes a very valuable contribution to the business services sector in Ireland and I would like to congratulate the company as it celebrates its 15 year anniversary in Dublin and offer my Government’s support as it builds its presence further.”
Arvato will mark the anniversary with a conference for 100 clients and business partners in Dublin today. Featuring top executives from leading blue chip companies and senior government officials, industry experts will discuss current trends and opportunities for outsourcing in an increasingly virtual global economy.
With a headcount growth rate of 15% year-on-year, Arvato already employs more than 1,200 people in Ireland across its Global Finance BPO and IT/High-tech services.
Dublin is a strategic centre of knowledge and innovation for Arvato Finance, following the formation of the company in 1996 when AOL outsourced its back office operations in Europe. Arvato provides innovative BPO services across the full customer lifecycle, including; credit and collections, merchant services, customer services, finance and accounting and consultancy services for local and international companies.
“Arvato has had a significant impact on the Irish business community, not only through supporting International and local businesses here and employment of over 1,200 people, but also in its commitment to CSR programmes and wider initiatives to invest in the region’s on-going success,” said Barry O’Leary, Chief Executive of IDA Ireland. “We congratulate the whole team for its successful first 15 years, and look forward to supporting the company with its expansion plans.”
Arvato Finance has expanded internationally over the last decade to handle over 60 million transactions worth over €50 billion every year on behalf of its clients. Its footprint now spans the globe with additional operational centres in the UK, India, China, Brazil, the Philippines and the US.
“Our success over the past 15 years comes down to the partnerships we have established; not only with our international clients but also key organisations such as the IDA and Chambers Ireland. These relationships form an extremely strong foundation for our continued international growth strategy,” said Andrea Kaminski, President, International Finance and Arvato Ireland. “I am looking forward to celebrating our joint success to date and preparing for an exciting future! “
About Arvato Finance
Arvato is a trusted global business outsourcing partner to the private and public sectors. With more than 15 years of experience in outsourcing, Arvato combines expertise in business process outsourcing (BPO), finance services, including order-to-cash, credit and collections, merchant services, customer services, finance and accounting and consultancy to deliver innovative, individual solutions. Arvato has long-term partnerships with some of the most respected companies in Ireland and globally, as well as innovative public sector clients. It is a subsidiary of Arvato, an internationally networked outsourcing provider with over 60,000 people employed in over 270 subsidiaries across 35 countries worldwide. Arvato has annual revenues of approximately €5bn contributing nearly a third of the Bertelsmann group annual revenues of over €15bn. For more information, visit www.arvato.ie.