Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges, and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and close to 4000 faculty and staff.
The purpose of our endowment operations is to enable Aalto University’s top quality research and education by generating additional funding through long-term, responsible investing. The endowment portfolio of 1 billion euros provides Aalto with greater financial independence and enhances its ability to direct resources to strategic focus areas.
Are you interested in working towards enabling top quality research, pioneering education, trend-setting art and society-renewing collaboration?
We are now seeking
Middle Office Controller
to join our Group Finance team.
Your role and goals
In this position, you will develop practices for independent investment risk control and endowment post-trade controlling function as well as handle endowment day-to-day operations. You are responsible for monitoring our endowment operations in co-operation with our outsourced back and middle office as well as with endowment management and our finance team. The position offers an opportunity to get a unique overview of University Finance through endowment and treasury operations.
We offer you a unique opportunity to manage a newly established controlling function for endowment management. This position also offers you a possibility to develop your skillset to group treasury operations.
Your network and team
In this role, you will be working as part of a team of ambitious professionals, whose hearts beat to both finance and making the world a better place. Our work culture is team-based and continuous dialogue within the team is vital.
You will report to Head of Treasury and work closely with the endowment management and Head of Investments.
We are committed in ambitiously building a better world and offer you a chance to participate and contribute to realizing our vision as a member of our team. We offer you a versatile and challenging position in a multi-cultural university environment where you will have a great opportunity to develop your work-life skills. Our community in the evolving and lively Otaniemi campus in Espoo is a buzzing collaboration hub, giving you opportunities to be inspired and learn something new every day.
Get to know our CFO, Marianna Bom and Head of Investments, Kati Eriksson
Your experience and ambitions
In order to succeed in this position, we expect you to have:
- a Master´s Degree in Economics/Finance/Business Administrations or similar
- at least 2-3 years proven track record of back or middle office position
- solid knowledge of investment instruments and processes
- proactive and hands on way of working and strong collaboration skills
- high degree of integrity
- excellent command of English, fluency in Finnish is seen as an advantage
Ready to apply?
If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system by using the link on Aalto University’s web page ("Apply now!”) by 28.2.2019.
If you wish to hear more about the position, please contact Head of Treasury Kirsti Jerkku, on 22.2. at 14-15 or 25.2. at 13-14, tel. +358 45 136 5000 or Head of Investments Kati Eriksson on 14.2. at 14-15 or 19.2. at 11-12, tel. +358 40 563 6110.
To apply, please share the following application materials with us: CV, cover letter, and any other information that proves your qualification for the open position.
For more about working at Aalto
Aalto-yliopisto on rohkeiden ajattelijoiden yhteisö, jossa tiede ja taide kohtaavat tekniikan ja talouden. Tunnistamme ja ratkaisemme yhteiskunnan suuria haasteita ja rakennamme innovatiivista tulevaisuutta. Yliopistossa on kuusi korkeakoulua, lähes 11 000 opiskelijaa ja henkilöstöä noin 4000, joista lähes 400 on professoreita. Kampuksemme sijaitsevat Espoossa ja Helsingissä.