Controller at Valmet

Posted 6 days ago

Are you looking for a next step or a kick-start to your career in Finance? Here is your chance to show your skills in a truly international environment and join a team with supportive and positive atmosphere.

We are looking for an energetic and positive Controller to join our Pulp & Energy finance team in Ulvila or in Tampere for a fixed term contract until end of 2023. You will have an important role in supporting our finance team and other stakeholders in our international project business organization.

As Controller you will have clear responsibility areas in assisting our projects. Your responsibilities include:

  • Project invoicing
  • Project opening and closing
  • Subcontractor financial data management, reporting and invoicing
  • Overhead cost reconciliation, reporting and analyses
  • Monthly reporting
  • Developing and creating of process descriptions and instructions for financial processes
  • Varying ad hoc -tasks

You will ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the financial data and reports you prepare. Much of your work will be done independently, but your main contacts are our finance teams, project managers and sales managers mainly in Finland but also abroad.


To be successful in this position, you should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance or business administration. This is a great position also for a recent graduate, but we appreciate experience in controlling or accounting tasks. Good Excel skills and fluent English are a must, and knowledge of ERP systems is seen as an advantage.

Our ideal candidate has a positive can-do attitude. Routine work doesn’t bore you, but you are also happy to take on variety of different tasks. You’ll work with recently implemented new ERP system, so an interest in IT systems is beneficial. You should enjoy independent work, but not be afraid to reach out when you need help or information from others. You are detail-oriented and proud of the accuracy of your work.

Our team

We offer an exciting position in an international environment with great career opportunities. This is a good chance to gain experience in a controller position and to see how a finance team operates. You will get to learn from an expert team characterized by joy and mutual support.

This position will be located in Ulvila or Tampere.

Additional information

Did we catch your interest? If you need any more information, please contact hiring manager Juha-Matti Viitala, Business Controller (tel.: +358 40 566 5382, call time: Mon 28th Nov, 3pm - 4pm / Fri 2nd Dec, 1pm - 3pm / Mon 12th Dec, 10am-12pm)

If this opportunity sounds like a fit for you, please fill out our electronic application form with your CV and desired salary no later than Thu Dec 15th, 2022. We will be reviewing candidates already during the application period, so act quick!

The collective agreement for senior salaried employees will be applied to this position.

Valmet Finland is a smoke-free workplace.

When everything works together

Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 17,500 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our commitment to moving our customers’ performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how – and above all, teamwork.

Join the team!