Accountant, Accounts Payable (temporary)

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 13.10.2021

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Do you aspire to become a key player in Global Financial Operations as an enthusiastic and energetic professional to a world-class Accounts Payable team?

If you answered yes, you might be the one we’re looking for!

Valmet’s Global Financial Operations is looking for experienced financial professional who has the ability to work well under pressure, can continuously identify critical topics and is able to maintain a positive and productive working atmosphere.

Valmet’s Global Financial Operations is a center of excellence with 100+ great colleagues around the world. We are owners of Valmet’s operative Accounting and invest heavily on process harmonization and software automation. We are ambitious and passionate in developing our processes and team competences.


We are now looking for Accountant to join Accounts Payable team.


  • Responsible for performing accounting activities to comply with reporting requirements, accounting principles (IFRS) and other regulations.

  • In charge of accounts reconciliations, financial data validation, accounts specifications and reports

  • Provides expertise and coaching in accounting principles and practices both from accounting and system viewpoint to accountants, controllers and other stakeholders.

  • Identifies and understands requirements and gaps in solutions and effectively conducts change management.

  • Responsible for transition period interim solutions and needed instructions in own area (Leap Forward program)

  • Works closely with Business Finance and other stakeholders


  • Expert in Accounts Payable process

  • Deep knowledge of accounting principles and standards

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting and/or a recognized accounting qualification

  • Previous working experience (+4) within financial accounting and reporting

  • Self-motivated drive to fulfill requirements and meet timelines and ability to roll up sleeves when working across teams and functions to influence action

  • Ability to identify critical topics and process issues where necessary

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to deliver complex messages in an effective way

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Finnish, competence in other languages is an advantage

  • Understanding of Valmet business model and way of working is an advantage.

  • Effective documentation and presentation skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure, identify critical topics and keep others positive and motivated


We offer:

We offer possibility to develop your skills and make a difference in our company. You will be a part of a team of professionals, who respect each other and work well together.

Additional information:

The position is located in Jyväskylä. The position is fixed term until 31.12.2022.

Applications will be handled upon receipt and potential candidates contacted already during the application period

If you are interested in taking the next step on your career path send your application by 27.10.2021, via the link provided.

For more information about this position, please contact Matti Yli-Marttila, Manager, Accounts Payable, +358407600470 .

The collective agreement for salaried employees will be applied to this position.

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Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. Our commitment to moving our customers' performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how – and above all, teamwork.

We build machines the size of a football field, maintain entire mills and innovate solutions to utilize renewables. Think about the scale of our work and you’ll get a feeling of what kind of people we need and how they need to collaborate.

Every day there are Valmet teams around the world who share the feeling of achieving something great – that feeling when everything works together.

Join the team!

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  • Ilmoitusnumero: 1511308
  • Työsuhde: Muu
  • Työn tyyppi: Kokopäiväinen
  • Hakuosoite: www-osoite
  • Sijainti: Jyväskylä