Metsä Group is a forerunner in the bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh forest fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers. Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5 billion in 2017, and it employs approximately 9,400 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.
Find out more at: www.metsagroup.fi
Group Services employ approximately 600 specialists in the fields of IT, law, sourcing and logistics, HR, communication, technology and finance who support Metsä Group and its business areas in the execution of its strategy.
The Group Accounting and Reporting team is a part of Metsä Group’s Group Services. Total amount of employees in Metsä Group’s financial management function is about 170. The other teams besides Group Accounting and Reporting are; Accounting Services, Credit Management, Finance Development and Internal Control.
As the current position holder will have new challenges within Metsä Group, we are now looking for an
to strengthen Metsä Groups Group Accounting and Reporting team, which consist of 6 other experienced external accounting professionals.
As the Accounting Manager you will be responsible for the external accounting of Metsä Board, which is Metsä Group’s stock exchange listed business area. You will work in close collaboration with Metsä Board’s CFO and controllers. You will report to the Director, Group Accounting and Reporting.
The key focus in the position is in compiling consolidated financial statements under IFRS. The monthly consolidation and management reporting are just as important. In this role, you will also participate in the budgeting and forecasting processes as well as the development of group accounting policies and reporting tools.
The position is based at Metsä Group’s head office in Tapiola, Espoo.
To succeed in this position, you should have:
- A solid track record and experience in group consolidation and reporting in a diverse environment
- Ability to compile independently consolidated financial statements under IFRS
- Experience from financial reporting in a public listed company
- Fluent in spoken and written Finnish and English. Swedish is an advantage
- Familiar with Oracle HFM consolidation tool and advanced skills in Excel. SAP/BW knowledge is an advantage
As a person you have:
- A flexible attitude
- Good communication and team working skills
- The ability to endure stress
Metsä Group offers a position in an international and dynamic working environment where the tasks are challenging and interesting. This inspiring position offers you an opportunity to develop your professional skills in a good working atmosphere. You will join a company with a diverse structure, and you will have exciting career opportunities and support from colleagues. Metsä Group’s values are responsible profitability, reliability, cooperation and renewal. If you can relate to these values and you have a development and people-oriented mindset, this might be the job for you.
For further information please contact Göran Hernberg tel. +358 500 409 779 (email@example.com) or Laura Huuri tel +358 40 733 0326 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To apply, please send your application and salary request along with your CV by clicking at the link below by latest the 10.2.2019.