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Project Expert, Business Operations Finance

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 30.10.2018

Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven, and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

We are now looking for an experienced Project Expert, Business Operations Finance to join our Finance & Control Development organization to participate, as finance expert, in development initiatives in the area of Business Operations and its integrated finance operations, together with our process experts.

Finance & Control Development organization is part of UPM Finance & Control (F&C) and focuses on accelerating performance improvement and leading mid- and long-term change. The key aim is to support and add value for F&C function and UPM businesses by optimizing and automating finance processes and solutions with quality and efficiency. The team works in close co-operation with Finance Operations, Business Control, IT, and businesses of UPM.

Greetings from your future manager

“Being part of Finance & Control Development organization offers a unique opportunity to contribute in the transformation of the Finance function and support UPM’s growth. The activities carried out in Finance Development can range from short-term initiatives to major projects or from simple process steps’ automation to complete process re-design. Working at UPM provides an excellent opportunity to be part of a truly diverse team of professionals leading the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future.  Bring your experience, skills and motivation and leave your imprint in UPM’s future finance organization.” - Alejandro Fernandez-Hidalgo

What you’ll do

As your first assignment you will participate in the implementation of a new ERP. You will be covering from the finance point of view a wide range of processes such as: material management, supply chain, demand planning, sourcing and procurement, contract management and manufacturing. You will work very closely with process design owner, process owners and other project team members. In addition, you are in the key role to ensure that the implemented solution is ready on time and according to the designed process.

Your main tasks will include:

  • Contribute in significant role in implementation of an integrated ERP focusing on finance processes and finance flows from business operations.
  • Drive the roll out of the finance template, throughout all the project phases including finance integration to business processes
  • Perform change management activities including active communication and guidance of contributors and stakeholders, process documentation, end-user trainings
  • Work closely with Business Operations experts in the project to ensure that finance implications of processes are well covered, as part of business-finance integrated processes
  • Participate in additional initiatives as contributor, this includes e.g initiatives in any development stage
  • Ensure the successful handover to support organization upon project closure

Who you are

  • You have Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration or similar education
  • You have more than 5 years of relevant experience in integrated finance processes, with a solid understanding of interpretation of business operations to finance postings
  • You have proven experience in process and solutions development
  • You have good understanding of business and data architecture
  • You have experience in SAP, ideally with S4 / Hana (Finance and Logistics)
  • You have a result-driven way of working and committed to delivering on time
  • You have experience in project and change management activities
  • You are experienced in leading people
  • You are fluent in English and have experience from international business environment

This is what we offer for you

  • Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.
  • Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled employees. We are a multifaceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.
  • Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.
  • Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.

Additional information

The position is located in Helsinki or in Tampere, Finland.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Alejandro Fernández, ERP Project Director, at +358504862396 or Inka Grahn, Business Process Design Director, at +358204146272.

Please apply via the link above and attach your CV and cover letter by 18.11.2018. We are looking forward to your application.

For support with submitting your application, please contact HR Service Center at contacthr@upm.com or +358204146600.

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