We are Edenred Finland, the leading fringe benefit company in Finland and partner for many Finnish companies in promoting wellbeing at work. Our selection consists of lunch-, sports and cultural-, and commuting benefits. Our mission is to enable wellbeing both at home and at work, and because “you gotta know what you sell” – we truly invest in our own employees’ wellbeing.
Have you gained expertise in your career in finance and are now looking for a senior position?
Do you want to take initiative and see the results of your labor? Have a will to develop and pro-actively find new ways to ensure business objectives and customer satisfaction are fulfilled?
With our strong growth strategy for the coming years in Finland, we need to reinforce our Finance team to support our capacity to deliver proper follow-up, control and analysis of our activity. So we are looking for
Senior Financial Controller
You will be part of a small, dynamic and international financial team (5 team members + externalized accounting), dealing with all possible financial topics occurring in a company (accounting, consolidation, treasury, planning & budget, business control, internal control, etc.).
On daily level, you tasks vary following the monthly and annual cycles. Overall, your tasks will be (non-exhaustive):
- Accounting supervision (outsourced partner)
- Support to finance team’s daily tasks (invoices, clients claims, etc.)
- Monthly closure (revenue checks / costs accruals / stock controls)
- Monthly P&L reporting, analysis and comments to Paris Head Office – IFRS standards
- Balance sheet reporting 4 times a year to Paris Head Office – IFRS standards
- Compliance with local legal & tax regulations (financial statements, VAT, etc.)
- Interface with external auditors
- Active contribution to budget & planning process
- Internal control recurring tasks
- Involvement in various projects of processes improvement (finance, business, etc.)
- Additionally, you can be involved in ad-hoc analysis needed by the Chief Financial Officer, related to business analysis, internal control processes, etc.
Required skills and profile
Preferably, you have at least 5 years of work experience from relevant Finance position. You have studied Accounting, Finance or Economics in a Business School or University.
You will succeed in the role, if you have:
- Accounting & Finance expertise
- Autonomous way of working, with high standard of quality
- Excellent analytical skills and reliability
- Strong proficiency on Excel
- Fluent in English and Finnish (working languages)
- Open-minded, flexible, energetic and proactive team player attitude, willing to learn, help and support other team members
You will report directly to the CFO, and interact frequently with the other controllers of the team, the externalized Accounting Team and the Head Office. You will also work closely with other departments: IT, Operations, Customer Care and HR.
What we offer
We offer you permanent contract with competitive salary, accompanied by phone, lunch, recreational, and transport benefits and good insurance. In addition to our newly renovated and modern office at the heart of Vallila, you will be part of friendly and international team of professionals. We treat each other like we are a family, and in our culture we give you possibilities to balance your work and family life.
At Edenred, you will be more than your job title. You can do and think wider, enabling you to expand your skills and knowledge. You are included in decision-making and your ideas and suggestions are valued and used, not put in the bottom of a desk drawer. Our flat hierarchy and focus on improvement mean that you can also move things forward yourself. Entrepreneurial spirit as our value is crucial part of our core and embody the way we do things. We hope you share our values, which you find more on our career page.
“At Edenred, we are permanently working together to reach the company’s objectives: we are working and supporting each other to succeed and then to celebrate together. We have a great team of professionals with a large range of competencies so sharing and helping each other is a very important aspect of Edenred: we will never be alone!
Innovation is also in our hearts: we always try to go beyond our limits by being disruptive and proactive. Edenred is giving its employees the possibility to innovate and express new ideas: we are always looking for improvements either in our internal processes or in our products. Furthermore Edenred allows its employees to enlarge their sets of skills and competences by promoting internal and external training: the employees are the keys of Edenred success.
At Edenred we also know where we stand and where we want to go: there is a clear vision of our business allowing us to focus on our work.”
– Valentin Labeylie, Business Analyst
Did we catch your attention?
Please send us your application letter and CV with your salary request no later than August 2nd, 2019 by using the apply link. Please apply as soon as possible, as we start contacting suitable candidates right away.
If you have any questions, you can ask for information about the position from email@example.com. Questions regarding Edenred as an employer and the hiring process answers Riikka Jokinen, Head of HR at +358 40 5175736.
Applying to Edenred Finland and our recruiting process
When you have found an interesting open position with us and decide to apply for it, please use the link to access the recruiting portal Solaforce and send us your application and CV. You can upload multiple documents at a time by holding down the CTRL-key while choosing the documents. Please note your documents should preferably be PDF-files and they should include all the relevant information related to the position you are applying for in a concise manner.
In your application we appreciate you telling us why you are interested in us specifically, why you want to work at Edenred Finland and what you would bring with you to our community. It is good to call the recruiting manager; it creates a stronger impression and improves your chances in the recruitment process. It is best to prepare a few sharp and relevant questions to ask our manager.
You will get an automatic confirmation by e-mail a few minutes after submitting your application, confirming that we have received it. We will always get back to you on the outcome of the recruitment in a couple of weeks. We aim to finish our recruitments as soon as possible.
In every recruitment it is genuinely important to us that you are fit for us and we are fit for you. We aim for perfect matches. In our opinion that is the best culture-based recruiting.
If you didn’t find an open position matching your career wishes, please let us hear from you and send us your open application.