Vice President, Financial Controlling, Nordics, Espoo / Mariestad

Metsä Tissue

Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, and tissue and cooking papers. In 2018, Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.7 billion, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. The Group operates in nearly 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and owned by approximately 103,000 Finnish forest owners.

Metsä Tissue

Metsä Tissue makes life more comfortable for consumers, customers and end-users every day with its high-quality tissue and greaseproof papers. Metsä Tissue is a leading tissue paper products supplier to households and professionals in Europe and the world’s leading supplier of baking and greaseproof papers. Its main brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. Metsä Tissue has production in five countries with net sales of EUR 1.0 billion in 2018 and employs approximately 2,800 people.

More information about Metsä Tissue can be found at: www.metsatissue.com

VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCIAL CONTROLLING, NORDICS, Espoo / Mariestad

Metsä Tissue is looking for a Vice President, Financial Controlling, Nordics to its head office in Espoo, Finland or to Mariestad, Sweden. In the position, you are part of Metsä Tissue Finance team and report to the VP, Group Controlling. You have overall responsibility of the financial controlling activities, financial management and governance of Metsä Tissue in Finland and Scandinavia. Your main tasks are financial reporting of the region legal entities, ensuring good corporate governance and compliance with local laws and regulations as well as Metsä Tissue and Metsä Group policies and guidelines. You will be proactively managing liquidity, working capital, and risks in the region. You will lead and participate in internal controls implementation and other development projects. You act as the main contact point to several external stakeholders such as auditors and tax and other authorities.

Prerequisites

We expect you to have an academic education and at least 5-10 years of working and managerial experience in external and internal accounting and reporting in an international manufacturing environment. You have good understanding of IFRS and preferably also local accounting standards in Finland and Scandinavia. You also have experience with cash and working capital management. Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system is highly valued. You are fluent in English and also in Finnish or Swedish, preferably both, and able to travel regularly between Finland and Sweden. As a person you are an analytical, committed, and motivated team player with a willingness to take on new challenges in a dynamic working environment.

Metsä Group offers you an interesting position in a responsible and sustainable company with a long history in the Finnish forest industry. Metsä Group’s values are responsible profitability, reliability, cooperation and renewal. If you can relate to these values and you have a development and people-oriented mindset, this might be the job for you.

Sending the application

Please send your resume and application with your salary expectation by the 7th of April by clicking the “Apply” button below.

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