(Poistunut julkaisusta)

Head of Group Accounting

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 31.5.2018

Vaisala Finance & Control is responsible for providing management accounting and other financial information and analysis for decision making for Vaisala Group and its 17 subsidiaries. Vaisala Group Accounting functions mainly as a centralized organization. Our global team of about 50 Finance & Control professionals is now looking for Head of Group Accounting responsible for Vaisala Group’s external reporting.

As the Head of Group Accounting you will be based in Vaisala’s Headquarter in Vantaa, managing the company's accounting and financial compliance processes and procedures in order to ensure alignment with IFRS as well as all other applicable laws and regulations. You will have overall ownership for timely and accurate external reporting of Vaisala’s financial performance, including the implementation of policies, processes and systems to support those activities.

Your key responsibilities include

  • Provides timely, reliable and accurate financial statements, interim reports and statutory reporting for Vaisala Group and its subsidiary companies
  • Leads the formulation and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements regarding financial reports, in particular, IFRS
  • Oversees and maintains accounting and consolidation processes and related ERP and HFM solutions by continously developing and enhansing the processes, concepts and integration with logistics and other relevant business processes
  • Defines and maintains adequate internal controls in own responsibility area
  • Leads the accounting organization and drives continous competence development to assist the finance professionals to reach their full potential
  • Provides coaching, guidance and support for the international and multicultural accounting organization

Who we are looking for

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Excellent knowledge about IFRS
  • At least 8 years managerial experience in F&C organization
  • Capability to drive process development and change initiatives
  • Accomplished influencing and persuading skills
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills

Reporting line: Solid line to CFO

For more information about the position, please contact Kaarina Muurinen, CFO, tel. +358 40 577 5066 on Monday June 4 at 10 – 11 or Monday June 11 at 14 – 15.  

Please submit your application including salary request by June 15 by completing the online application form.

The atmosphere at Vaisala buzzes with curiosity because in our line of work there are always things to discover and learn. We embrace new ideas and have bright colleagues from experienced experts at the top of their fields to young talents at the start of their careers.

We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet. Take advantage of this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!