Analyst / Senior Analyst, Credit Risk Management
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We are now looking for an Analyst or Senior Analyst, Credit Risk Management to join our Credit Risk Management team in Helsinki, Finland.
Greetings from your future manager
“We work with modern tools emphasizing the operational efficiency and continuous end-to-end development to enable our teams to focus on the most value-adding activities in influencing and guiding the UPM Businesses, for example in B2B credit risk management. In this position, you’ll get to cooperate with customers, colleagues, and stakeholders across finance and business organizations globally enabling professional growth within and beyond the Customer-to-Cash operations and processes. This is a great opportunity for you to join our international team with global scope!” – Tero Haapiainen, Senior Manager, Credit Risk Management
What you’ll do
The position holder is responsible for customer credit risk identification and mitigation within a designated customer portfolio.
Your main tasks are:
Driving customer risk profile quality to reduce credit risks together with sales
Delivering timely and high-quality reporting for business areas and credit insurer
Supporting and steering businesses in credit related decisions
Participating in credit limit negotiations and customer interviews with credit insurer
Performing and following up the compliance of defined internal controls actively
Participating in credit process development and continuous improvement activities together with other customer operations in finance and business teams
Cooperating daily with UPM’s global Sales Teams, Customer Service, Collections, and other internal and external stakeholders
Who you are
You have a master’s degree in economics, finance, or similar
You have at least 1-3 years of relevant experience in international credit risk management or similar
You have strong analytical capabilities and solid understanding on financial analysis
You have in-depth knowledge and experience on B2B trade and trade credit insurance
You have good negotiation skills, as well as very good communication and presentation skills
You have good cooperation skills, and you are used to work in a global matrix organization
You are fluent in English, other language skills are an asset
You are willing to travel to UPM business and customer sites globally
This is what we offer for you
A meaningful job – We have an inspiring purpose ‘We create a future beyond fossils.’ Our work is impactful and transformative.
A caring community – Our community is built on great team spirit and shared commitment. We care about each other and the well-being of our colleagues. We support the work-life balance of all our employees.
Development opportunities – We offer you great opportunities to learn and grow throughout your career. We are an international, multi-business organization offering plenty of avenues for personal growth.
Responsible employer - Sustainability is at the core of everything we do. We are committed to ambitious, science-based sustainability targets in all areas from climate change to biodiversity. We foster diversity and inclusivity, offering a work environment in which everyone can be themselves.
The position holder will report to Tero Haapiainen, Senior Manager, Credit Risk Management, Customer Operations in Finance, Finance & Control.
For further information, please contact Tero Haapiainen, tel. +358503415592 on November 30th at 10:00-11:00 EET or December 7th at 10:00-11:00 EET.
Please apply by clicking the Apply button and attach your CV and Cover Letter by 13 December 2023. Please notice that we will go through the applications already during the application period and may invite candidates for interviews already before the end of the application period.
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